May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Exhibits May 9-11
Ames Lab (USDOE)
Iver Eric Anderson is Senior Metallurgist at Ames Laboratory (USDOE) and Adjunct Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State University. Anderson lead the team that invented the most widely used lead-free solder alloy for electronics assembly, now found in most consumer electronic items and selected in 2001 for “One Hundred Discoveries and Innovations from the Department of Energy (DOE) that have resulted in improvements for American Consumers.” He is recipient of 2013 D.R. Boylan Eminent Faculty Award for Research from Iowa State University, 2010 Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, 2008 Distinguished Scientist/Engineer from EMPM Division of TMS, and 2006 Iowa Inventor of the Year. He holds 39 U.S. patents that have been licensed to 70 companies. His research on titanium powder processing is the basis for founding an award winning spin-off, IPAT, which was purchased by a Fortune 250 company and was commercialized during 2015. He has published 212 refereed journal and proceedings articles and serves on editorial board of International Journal for Powder Metallurgy. Anderson is a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors, TMS, ASM International, APMI, and Alpha Sigma Mu.