ATLANTA (Nov. 10, 2014) – Clark Atlanta University professor Michael D. Williams, Ph.D., has been elected by the membership of the American Vacuum Society (AVS) to its board of directors. Williams, a professor in the Department of Physics and director of the Center of Excellence for Materials Physics, will begin his two-year board term in January 2015.
As an interdisciplinary professional society, AVS supports networking among academic, industrial, government and consulting professionals involved in a variety of disciplines related to materials, interfaces and processing. The Society hosts annual local and international meetings, publishes four journals, and provides training and career services.
Williams joined the CAU faculty in 1994, after having served as a member of the Bell Labs technical staff. He earned the Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Morehouse College and studied at Atlanta University from 1979-80, before enrolling in Stanford University, where he earned the master's degree and Ph.D. degree in physics.Category: Faculty
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