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Albert Sauveur

Albert Sauveur (21 June 1863 in Leuven, Belgium–26 January 1939) was an American Metallurgist, originally Belgian.

He studied at Athénée Royal in Brussels, then the School of Mines, Liege and graduated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1889.

Sauveur founded the first metallurgic laboratory in a university. From 1924 to 1939, he held the Gordon McKay Professor of Mining and Metallurgy title at Harvard University. From 1939 on, ASM International started bestowing the Albert Sauveur Achievement Award, for achievements in materials science and engineering.


  • Metallography and Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel (1912)
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