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The First Principles: A Scientist's Guide to the Spiritual Paperback – October 7, 2008
About the Author
Dr. John J. Petrovic is a scientific consultant and retired Fellow of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He obtained his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science from Case Western Reserve University. During his thirty-year tenure at Los Alamos, he held numerous positions in the Physical Metallurgy, Materials Processing, Ceramics, and Materials Structure-Property groups. Prior to joining Los Alamos, he spent three years at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as a Materials Scientist/Air Force Officer. He is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society and a Fellow of the American Society for Materials International. He has published two hundred scientific papers and holds eleven U.S. patents. Dr. Petrovic married his wife, Blanche, in 1975 and they have one daughter, Michelle.
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