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Donald Robert Sadoway, Ph.D. Celebrates Nearly 40 Years of Professional Excellence in Academia

Dr. Sadoway was named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the World through Time Magazine

Dr. Sadoway is the founder of Ambri and of Boston Electrometallurgical, and his TED talk on liquid metal has been viewed 1.8 million times.

    CAMBRIDGE, MA, October 26, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Donald R. Sadoway has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With almost 45 years of experience as a professor of metallurgy, metallurgical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and related fields, Dr. Sadoway is the John F. Elliott Professor of Materials Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a position he has held since 1999. He was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine in 2012, and is an award-winning international expert on environmentally sound energy technology, a variety of advanced battery technologies, and the relevant physical chemistry fields of molten oxides and sulfides, ionic liquids, and solid polymer electrolytes. Dr. Sadoway is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Canada fostering international cooperation in a vital field of science.

Dr. Sadoway was born in Toronto, in Ontario, Canada, and holds a B.A.Sc in engineering science, an M.A.Sc. in chemical mettalurgy, and a PhD in chemical metallurgy from the University of Toronto. He recently received a 2013 D.Eng., honoris causa, from his alma mater and a 2014 doctor honoris causa from the NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Dr. Sadoway entered professional teaching with the University of Toronto, and in 1977 he joined MIT as a postdoctoral fellow on a NATO postdoctoral research fellowship. He was made a full professor in 1992 with the department of materials science and engineering, and has been honored by MIT with a profusion of awards, notably as a MacVicar Faculty Fellow from 1995 to 2005 and the recipient of a 1997 Bose Award for Teaching. He is the recipient of Graduate Student Council Teaching Awards at MIT in 1982, 1984, 1987, 1988, and 1993, as well as the recipient of an AT&T Faculty Fellowship in Industrial Ecology and a Professor T.B. King Memorial Award from the undergraduate students of the MIT department of materials science and engineering.

Dr. Sadoway is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society, the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, the Electrochemical Society, the Materials Research Society, the Iron and Steel Society, and the International Society of Electrochemistry, as well as an elected member of the Norwegian Academy of Technology and Science. A contributor to more than 170 scientific papers in the field, Dr. Sadoway has also worked for the Journal of Materials Research as an associate editor. He holds 24 U.S. patents, as well as patents in Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia for rechargeable batteries, electric vehicles, and other sustainable future technologies. Dr. Sadoway is the founder of Ambri and of Boston Electrometallurgical, and his TED talk on liquid metal has been viewed 1.8 million times. He also holds the role of father to Steven, Laryssa, and Andrew, and was selected for inclusion in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in the World, and Who's Who in American Education.

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