OAKTON, VA, May 29, 2019 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Bhakta Rath with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Bhakta Rath celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. 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.
Upon immigrating to the United States from India in 1955, Dr. Rath became involved in metallurgy just as the field was on a steady rise. As opposed to working in factories, he began of his career in an academic capacity as an assistant professor at Washington State University before accepting senior research roles at several prominent laboratories throughout the country. For the majority of his career, Dr. Rath excelled as the superintendent of the Materials Science and Technical Division and as the head and the associate director of the Materials Science and Component Technology Directorate at the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC.
Additionally, Dr. Rath has flourished in posts outside of his primary appointments. Throughout his career, he has also served as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Maryland. In order to remain aware of developments in metallurgy, he maintains his affiliation with the American Society of Metals, the Washington Academy of Sciences, the Materials Society, the Indian National Academy of Engineering, and the Materials Science and Engineering Academy. Moreover, Dr. Rath is associated with Michigan Technical University, the American Institute of Mining, the Microscopy Society of America, the Indian Institute of Metals, and the National Academy of Engineering of the United States.
As a respected voice in his field, Dr. Rath has authored countless articles published in professional journals, as well as more than 230 technical papers and reports. Contributing on the editorial board of numerous international technical journals, including the Bulletin of Materials Science, the Journal on Materials and Designs, the International Materials Review, and Material Physics and Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Science, he edited and co-edited more than 20 books on diverse topics in materials science and engineering. Finally, Dr. Rath has found success as a speaker for 300 keynote and distinguished lectures worldwide.
For many contributions to his field, Dr. Rath has been celebrated multiple times throughout his field. Most notably, he was presented with the Padma Bhushan Award from the President of India, and the Distinguished Civilian Service Awards from the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Presidents. Prior to embarking upon his professional path, Dr. Rath earned a Bachelor of Arts from Utkal University, a Master of Science from Michigan Technological University, and a Doctor of Philosophy from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
About Marquis Who's Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America®, Marquis Who's Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who's Who titles, including Who's Who in America®, Who's Who in the World®, Who's Who in American Law®, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who's Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who's Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.
# # #
Powered by WPeMatico