Pol Duwez

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Pol Duwez
Born December 11, 1907
Died December 31, 1984
Residence Pasadena, CA
Citizenship United States
Fields Materials Science
Institutions California Institute of Technology
Alma mater University of Brussels
Doctoral advisor Émile Henriot
Doctoral students William Andrew Goddard III

Pol Duwez (11 December 1907 – 31 December 1984) was a Belgian-born materials scientist. While working at Caltech in 1960, he first introduced metallic glasses made through rapid liquid cooling using a technique known as Splat quenching.[1]


  1. ^ Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 31, Pg 1136 (1960)