Ian Baker obtained his BA and D. Phil in Metallurgy and Science of Materials from the University of Oxford. He is the Sherman Fairchild Professor of Engineering and Senior Associate Dean at the Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College. He has published 400 papers and given over 300 presentations at universities, conferences and in industry, of which 150 were invited. He is a fellow of ASM, TMS, IOM3, MRS and AAAS. He is the editor in Chief of Materials Characterization.
Magnetic Materials, Mechanical Behavior, Nanoparticles for Magnetic Hyperthermia Phase Tranformations, Electron Microscopy, Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Snow, Firn, and Ice, Intermetallic Compounds, High Temperature Materials