Professor Joachim “Jockel” Heberlein 1939-2014
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Emeritus Professor Joachim “Jockel” V.R. Heberlein, one of the most dedicated and prolific contributors to the thermal spray community, passed away peacefully at his home in Minnesota on February 17, 2014, after a long battle with ALS.
Professor Heberlein’s many contributions to the research and advancement of thermal spray technology will have a lasting impact. His achievements include publishing over 140 journal papers, receiving thirteen patents, and coauthoring the recently published textbook Thermal Spray Fundamentals (Springer 2013) with Pierre Fauchais and Maher Boulos.
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