Warren Mason

Warren Mason
Birthdate
1900/09/28
Birthplace
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Fields of study
Solids

Biography

Warren P. Mason (IRE Associate, 1936 and Fellow, 1941) was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on 28 September 1900. He received the B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, in 1921, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University, New York, N.Y., in 1924 and 1928, respectively.

Mason was principally engaged in investigating the properties of solids. He also studied wear, fatigue in metals, and the joining of materials in solderless wrapped connections and thermocompression bonds. In 1962, he was in charge of the Applied Mechanics Research group of the Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murry Hill, New Jersey.

He was a Fellow of the IRE, the American Physical Society, and the Acoustical Society of America. He was also a member of the Rheological Society, Sigma Xi. and Tau Beta Pi.

Further Reading

Warren Mason Oral History