Michael Farries Ashby CBE, FRS (born 1935) is a British materials engineer. He is a Royal Society Research Professor, and a Principal Investigator at the Engineering Design Centre at Cambridge University. He is known for his contributions in Materials Science in the field of material selection. 1
Education and honours
Foreign Honorary Member of the
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1993 2 Fellow, Royal Society, 1979
3 Ph.D., Cambridge University, Cambridge 1961
M.A., Cambridge University, Cambridge 1959
B.A., Natural Science (Metallurgy), Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1957 (First Class Honours)
A. A. Griffith Medal and Prize, 1981
Ashby, Mike and Johnson, Kara 'Materials and Design, the Art and Science of Materials Selection in Product Design' Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 2002
ASHBY, M F. 'How to Write a Paper'
ASHBY, M F. 'Materials Selection and Process in Mechanical Design.' Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 1999
ASHBY, M.F. and CEBON. D. 'Case studies in Materials Selection.' First Edition, Granta Design, Cambridge, 1996, Second Edition, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 1999.
ASHBY, M.F. and GIBSON, L.J. 'Cellular Solids Structure and Properties.' Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997
ASHBY, M.F.and JONES, D.R.H. 'Engineering Materials 1, Second Edition.' Butterworth Heineman, Oxford, 1996.
ASHBY, M.F. and JONES, D.R.H. 'Engineering Materials 2, Second Edition.' Butterworth Heineman, Oxford, 1998.
ASHBY, M.F. and WATERMAN, N.A. 'The Chapman and Hale Material Selector.' Chapman and Hall, London, Volumes 1-3, 1996