|Major Professional Experience
Research Metallurgist, Savannah River Laboratory, 1962-1962, Professor Georgia Institute of Technology 1964-1982, Oglesby Professor, University of Virginia 1983-, Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia 1984-1994, University Professor 1994-present
Light metals and alloys, aluminum alloys, titanium alloys & aerospace materials. Development of alloy chemistry, processing, microstructure development and property relationships.
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
A.W. Zhu, B.M. Gable, G.J. Shiflet and E.A. Starke, Jr., “The Intelligent Design of Aluminum Alloys,” (Invited) Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol. 4, No. 11 pp. 839-846 (2002).
B.M. Gable, A.A. Csontos and E.A Starke, Jr., “A Quench Sensitivity Study of the Novel All-Li-Cu-X Alloy AF/C458” J. of Light Metals, Vol. 2, No. 2 pp. 65-76 (2002).
N. Unlu, B.M. Gable, G.J. Shiflet and E.A. Starke, Jr., “The Effect of Cold Work on the Precipitation of W and q’ in a Ternary Al-Cu-Mg Alloy,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 31A, No. 12, pp. 2757-2769 (2003).
B.M. Gable, G.J. Shiflet and E.A. Starke, Jr., “The Effect of Si Addition on the Precipitation of W in Al-Cu-Mg-(Ag) Alloys,” Scripta Materialia, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 149-153 (2003).
James C. Williams and Edgar A. Starke, Jr., “Progress in Structural Materials for Aerospace Systems,” (invited) Acta Materialia, Vol. 51, pp. 5775-5799 (2003).