John J. Gilman
AIME Rossiter W. Raymond Memorial Award in 1956
John J. Gilman was born in St. Paul in 1925. After spending the years 1943 to 1946 on active duty in the U. S. Navy, he received a B.S. from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1946 and his Master's degree from the same institution in 1948. He was a Campbell Fellow at Columbia University in 1949 and 1950 and was awarded his Ph.D. in 1952. While at Columbia, he was a research metallurgist at the Crucible Steel Co. of America, where he worked on the sigma phase in stainless steel and on tool steels. Dr. Gilman was elected to membership in AIME in 1947.
At present, Dr. Gilman is a Research Associate with the Physical Metallurgy Section, Metallurgy and Ceramics Research Department of the General Electric Research Laboratory in Schenectady. His work is in the field of the plasticity of crystals and its interpretation in terms of dislocations.