Dr. Mrityunjay Singh is Chief Scientist, Ohio Aerospace Institute, Cleveland, OH. He received his Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology-BHU, Varanasi, India in 1983 and did his post-doctoral work at LSU, Baton Rouge, LA and RPI, Troy, NY. He is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, ASM International, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and National Academy of Inventors. He is an Honorary Fellow of the European Ceramic Society, Indian Institute of Ceramics, and honorary member of Materials Research Society of India, Indian Ceramic Society, and Distinguished Life Member of Alpha Sigma Mu. He received Honorary Doctorates from Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan and Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia.
He is the recipient of more than sixty-five national and international awards, including four R&D 100 awards, FLC Technology Transfer Award, EDI Innovation Award, NASA Public Service Medal, NASA Silver Snoopy Award, two NorTech Innovation Awards, and numerous NASA Group Achievement Awards. He received the Ishikawa International Carbon Prize; JFCA International Prize; and Gottfried Wagner Memorial Award from Japan, Sir Richard Brooks International Award from ECerS, ASM International-IIM Visiting Lectureship, Jacques-Lucas Award from ASM International-IMS, and Distinguished Engineering Achievement Award from Engineers Council.
He is Past President of The American Ceramic Society and has received the John Jeppson Medal, President Award, Richard M. Fulrath Award, Samuel Geijsbeek Award, James I. Mueller Award, and Toledo Glass and Ceramic Awards. He received the Einstein Professorship award from the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Indian Institute of Technology-BHU Distinguished Alumnus Award and HTCMC International Contribution Prize and HyMAP International Prize from Busan, Korea. He received thr International Dresden Barkhausen Award from Germany and Keramos Award from AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland as well as JFCA 30th Anniversary Special Award, Tokyo, Japan.
He has edited/co-edited fifty-two books/proceedings and seven journal volumes, authored/co-authored fourteen book chapters/invited reviews and more than two hundred seventy-five papers in journals and proceedings.