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Edgar Collins Bain

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Dates

September 14, 1891 – November 27, 1971

Authorized Form of Name

Bain, Edgar Collins, 1891-1971

Additional Forms of Names

Bain, Edgar C., 1891-

Bain, Edgar C. (Edgar Collins), 1891-1971

Biography

Abstract

Edgar Bain as an American metallurgist, who worked on the alloying and heat treatment of steel. Bainite is named in his honor.

Important Dates

September 14, 1891Birth, La Rue (Ohio).

1912Obtained BS, Ohio State University, Columbus (Ohio).

1916Obtained MS, Ohio State University, Columbus (Ohio).

1916 – 1917Instructor in Metallurgy, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

1917 – 1918Chemical Engineer, B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company.

1919 – 1923Metallurgist, National Lamp Works, General Electric Company, East Cleveland (Ohio).

1923Obtained MS, Ohio State University, Columbus (Ohio).

1923 – 1924Research Metallurgist, Atlas Steel Corporation.

1924 – 1928Metallurgist, Research Laboratories, Union Carbide and Carbon, Marietta (Ohio).

1928 – 1971Metallurgist, Research Laboratory (1928-1935); Assistant to the Vice President (1935-1943); Vice President, Research and Technology (1943-1957); and Metallurgy Consultant (1958-1971), United States Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh (Pa.).

1954Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1957Consultant, Union Carbide Corporation, Marietta (Ohio).

November 27, 1971Death, Edgeworth (Pa.).

Occupation

Metallurgist.

Places

Birth

La Rue (Ohio)

Undergraduate Education

Columbus (Ohio)

Graduate Education

Columbus (Ohio)

Employment

East Cleveland (Ohio)

Marietta (Ohio)

Pittsburgh (Pa.)

Death

Edgeworth (Pa.)

Subjects

Allotropy.

Bainite.

Metallurgy.

Steel.

X-ray crystallography.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Coolidge, William David, 1873-1975

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Hull, Albert Wallace, 1880-1966

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Institutions

Major Positions

Atlas Steel Corporation

Research Metallurgist.

B.F. Goodrich Company

Chemical Engineer.

General Electric Company. National Lamp Works

Metallurgist.

Union Carbide Corporation

Metallurgist and Consultant.

United States Steel Corporation

Metallurgist, Research Laboratory; Assistant to the Vice President; Vice President, Research and Technology; and Metallurgy Consultant.

University of Wisconsin--Madison. Department of Metallurgical & Mineral Engineering

Instructor in Metallurgy.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Ohio State University. Department of Physics

Obtained BS in 1912, MS in 1916 and 1923 (two different disciplines).

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