James Evans (TMS)
AIME James Douglas Gold Medal* in 2004
James Evans is professor of metallurgy and P. Malozemoff Chair in mineral engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has been a professor since 1972. He served as the chair of the Department of Materials Science and Mineral Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley from 1986-1990. He earned a B.Sc. in chemistry from the University of London, 1964 and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, 1970.
He has received many honors and awards, including the AIME Extractive Metallurgy Science Award, 1973 and 1983; TMS Champion H. Mathewson Gold Medal, 1984; AIME Extractive and Processing Lecturer, 1994; State University of New York at Buffalo Clifford C. Furnas Memorial Award, 1994; University of California, Berkeley, Chancellors Professor, 1996-1999; 9th Canadian Materials Science Conference D.K.C. MacDonald Lecturer, 1997; TMS Light Metals Technical Service Award, 2001; TMS Extraction and Processing Science Award, 2002; and the TMS Aluminum Distinguished Service Award, 2002.