John Kallend

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John S. Kallend, Ph.D.,
Professor of Materials Engineering
Professor of Physics
Associate Dean, Armour College of Engineering




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BA (1967), MA (1970) and PhD (1971) from Trinity Hall in the University of Cambridge (England). After post-doctoral work at Cambridge and UC Berkeley, I joined the IIT faculty in 1978.

Associate Dean, Armour College of Engineering, 1989 - 91, 2009 -
Chair, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, 1991-95
Dean, Undergraduate College, 1995 - 99
Faculty Grand Marshal, 1988 - 2014
Chair, Chicago Chapter of ASM International, 1994 - 95
  • Amoco Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991
  • Bauer Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 1997
  • Bauer Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2004
  • Barnett Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006
  • Bauer Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2007

I am an affiliate at Los Alamos National Laboratory and at Argonne National Laboratory.



Principal Research Interests:

  • Computational methods of crystallographic texture analysis.
  • Properties of polycrystalline aggregates (especially HTC superconductors).

Most Recent Publication:

  • Texture and Anisotropy. Cambridge University Press 1998. (Co-author.) ISBN 0 521 46516 8

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Picture of Thermite reaction demo in my Chemistry class (photo by Dr. Peter Johnson).

I advise the following student organizations: