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S. G. Mason



March 20, 1914 – April 21, 1987

Authorized Form of Name

Mason, S. G. (Stanley George), 1914-1987

Additional Forms of Names

Mason, Stanley

Mason, Stanley George, 1913-1987



Stanley G. Mason was awarded the Bingham Medal of the Society of Rheology in 1969. He was educated at McGill University in the 1930's and subsequently worked there as faculty for the majority of his career.

Important Dates

March 20, 1914Birth, Montréal (Québec).

1936Obtained B.E. degree in Chemical Engineering, McGill University, Montréal (Québec).

1939Obtained Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, McGill University, Montréal (Québec).

1939 – 1941Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, Trinity College, Hartford (Conn.).

1941 – 1945Research Engineer and Head of the Munitions Division, Department of National Defense, Alberta (Canada).

1945 – 1946Associate research chemist, Canadian Atomic Energy Division.

1946 – 1987Faculty, McGill University, Montréal (Québec).

1950Fellow, Chemical Institute of Canada.

1967Awarded the Kendall Award in Colloid Chemistry, American Chemical Society.

1968Fellow, Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry.

1969Awarded the Bingham Medal, Society of Rheology.

1969Awarded the Anselme Payen Award in Cellulose Chemistry, American Chemical Society.

1973Awarded the CIC Medal, Chemical Institute of Canada.

1975Awarded the Dunlop Award, Chemical Institute of Canada.

1980Elected foreign associate, National Academy of Engineering.

1980Fellow, The Franklin Institute.

1980Awarded the Howard N. Potts Medal, The Franklin Institute.

1984Distinguished member, International Society of Biorheology.

1986Awarded the Prix Marie-Victorin, Province of Quebec.

April 21, 1987Death, Grand Mere, Canada, Montréal (Québec).





Montréal (Québec)

Undergraduate Education

Montréal (Québec)

Graduate Education

Montréal (Québec)


Alberta (Canada)

Ontario (Canada)

Montréal (Québec)


Montréal (Québec)





Advisors & Collaborators

Huh, Chun

Collaborated on "An Experimental Study of some Effects of Solid Surface Roughness on Wetting."

Maass, O. (Otto), 1890-1961

Advisor, McGill University.

Takamura, Koichi, 1947-

Collaborated on "Particle motions in sheared suspensions."

Torza, S.

Collaborated on "Particle motions in sheared suspensions."

Van de Ven, Theo G.M.

Advised by Mason, McGill University.


Major Positions

McGill University

BE in Chemical Engineering (1936); PhD in Physical Chemistry (1939); Faculty.

Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.)

Lecturer in Physical Chemistry.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Chemical Society

Awarded the Kendall Award in Colloid Chemistry (1967), and the Anselme Payen Award in Cellulose Chemistry (1969).

Chemical Institute of Canada

Fellow; and awarded the CIC Medal (1973), and the Dunlop Award (1975).

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Fellow; and Awarded the Howard N. Potts Medal.

International Society of Biorheology

Distinguished member.

National Academy of Engineering

Foreign Associate.

Society of Rheology (U.S.)

Recipient of the 1969 Bingham Medal.


Archival Resources


"1969 Bingham Medalist," Box 6, Folder 6. Rheology Bulletin Aug 1969, 38(2).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources


Chemistry Tree: Stanley G. Mason professional relations list.

Society of Rheology Bingham Medalist biography for S. G. Mason.

The National Academy of Science Memorial Tribute of Stanley G. Mason.