T. John BalkT. John Balk, an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Kentucky, will serve as one of the five chairs for the 2015 MRS Fall Meeting.

Dr. Balk received both his M.S. (1997) and Ph.D. (2000) in Materials Science and Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on the processing, structure, and properties of nanostructured metals and alloys.