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John J. Jonas, O.C., Ph.D., F.R.S.C., P.Eng.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
John J. Jonas, O.C., Ph.D., F.R.S.C., P.Eng. O.C. Montréal
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada April 22, 1993 October 27, 1993
Birks professor of metallurgy at McGill University, he is internationally renowned for having introduced a method of controlled rolling in the manufacture of steel sheeting. This has produced a stronger metal for use in constructing such heavy equipment as oil pipelines, rigs and platforms. He was the first Canadian to be awarded a gold medal by France's prestigious Société française de métallurgie et de matériaux.
Updated: 2009-04-30
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