Lubomyr Romankiw

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Lubomyr T. Romankiw (born 1931 in Zhovkva, Ukraine) is an IBM Fellow and researcher at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York.[1]

Romankiw earned his B.S. from the University of Alberta in 1957, and both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees (in metallurgy and materials) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1962. He is listed as an (co)inventor on over 65 U.S. patents, 150 papers and has edited 10 volumes of various technical symposia. [2]

Much of his work involves magnetic materials, reflective displays and copper plating. He is an IBM Fellow, a member of the IBM Academy of Technology, an IEEE Fellow, and an Electrochemical Society Fellow. He received the 1993 Society of Chemical Industry Perkin Medal, the 1994 IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Technical Field Award, and the 1994 Electrochemical Society Vittorio de Nora Award. [3]

He received the Perkin Medal from the Society of Chemical Industry (1993),[4] the Vittorio de Nora Medal from The Electrochemical Society (1994),[5] the IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award, the Inventor of the Year Award from the Eastern New York Intellectual Property Law Association (2000)[citation needed] and the Inventor of the Year Award from the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (2001).[citation needed]

In March 2012, he was inducted into the National Inventor's Hall of Fame, one of ten inventors (including Steve Jobs) so honored.[6]

He is active in various organizations, most notably serving as the Nachalniy Plastun (or Chief Scout) of the Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization. Dr. Romankiw is a member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society, USA.

Preceded by
Chief Scout of Plast
Succeeded by

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  1. ^ Popovych, Orest (2004-01-04). "Shevchenko Society celebrates 130th anniversary with conference in N.Y.". Ukrainian Weekly (Ukrainian Weekly). Retrieved 2007-01-07. 
  2. ^ Storage Newsletter: Lubomyr Romankiw, David Thompson National Inventors Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees
  3. ^ Storage Newsletter: Lubomyr Romankiw, David Thompson National Inventors Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees
  4. ^ "Society of Chemical Industry: SCI Honours". Society of Chemical Industry Webs Site. Society of Chemical Industry. Retrieved 2008-01-07. 
  5. ^ "Vittorio de Nora Award". The Electrochemical Society Web Site. The Electrochemical Society. Retrieved 2007-01-08. 
  6. ^ http://www.invent.org/2012induction/ National Inventors Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

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