Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering, University of Florida 1964 M.S. Metallurgical Engineering, University of Illinois 1961B.S. Metallurgical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute 1960


  • Metal Award of the Nonferrous Division of the Wire Association 1972
  • ASM International Alpha Sigma Mu Lecture 1988 & 1997
  • Fellow, ASM International 1993
  • Fellow of the Materials Society of AIME 2002
  • National Academy of Engineering elected 1998

Selected Publications

  • The Intelligent Design of Aluminum Alloys A.W. Zhu, B.M. Gable, G.J. Shiflet and E.A. Starke, Jr., Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol. 4, No. 11 pp. 839-846 (2002).
  • A Quench Sensitivity Study of the Novel All-Li-Cu-X Alloy AF/C458 B.M. Gable, A.A. Csontos and E.A Starke, Jr., J. of Light Metals, Vol. 2, No. 2 pp. 65-76 (2002).
  • The Effect of Cold Work on the Precipitation of W and q’ in a Ternary Al-Cu-Mg Alloy B.M. Gable, G.J. Shiflet and E.A. Starke, Jr., Scripta Materialia, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 149-153 (2003).
  • Progress in Structural Materials for Aerospace Systems James C. Williams and Edgar A. Starke, Jr., (invited) Acta Materialia, Vol. 51, pp. 5775-5799 (2003).