Meet Robert Kelly, Interface Editor-in-Chief, at the 242nd ECS Meeting

Dr. Robert Kelly Make time to meet Dr. Robert Kelly at the ECS Booth from 1730-1830h EDT on Monday, October 11, at the 242nd ECS Meeting in Atlanta, GA! Dr. Kelly is the esteemed Editor-in-Chief of The Electrochemical Society Interface, our “by members, for members” magazine. He is happy to share his wealth of knowledge on editing a membership magazine as well as his research on corrosion.

Dr. Kelly completed his PhD in Corrosion at Johns Hopkins University (1989). After two years as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, he joined the University of Virginia (UVA) faculty in 1990. At UVA, he holds the positions of AT&T Professor of Engineering, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Co-Director, Center for Electrochemical Science and Engineering. His current research focuses on studies of corrosion in aging aircraft, atmospheric localized corrosion, and multi-scale modeling of corrosion and corrosion mitigation processes. Dr. Kelly has co-authored over 120 papers and presented 80 invited talks. He and his students have won awards for research, service, and teaching. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and US Department of Energy benefited from Dr. Kelly’s technical assistance with the Yucca Mountain Project, NASA Safety and Engineering Center, and 9/11 Pentagon Memorial design. He has served as Interface editor since 2018.

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