Prof. GEORGES RENE CIZERON
Born: 1927 in Dakar, Senegal
Universite Paris-Saclay, Saint-Aubin, France
Professor Cizeron was born in 1927 in Dakar, Senegal. In 1950 he graduated in engineering at the Ecole Centrale des Artes et Manufactures, in 1951 he received the Master Degree at the Ecole Nationale Superieure du Tetrole et des Moteurs, and in 1957 got his doctorate from the Ingenieur de la Faculte des Sciences de Paris. He continued his education, and in 1964 got another degree of Licencie de la Faculte des Sciences d’Orsay and obtained another doctorate degree in Science from the same University in 1967.
Professor Cizeron was a research engineer in the Centre de Recherches at de l'Ecole de Rines de Paris from 1955 to 1961. At the same time he was Chef de Travaux-Physics of Metal at the Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Aeronautique. From 1956 to 1960 he was assistant at INSTN, Sacley, Paris, and from 1960 to·1962 Chef de Travaux of the same Institution. Since 1967 he was Professor Conferencier the Ecole de Physique at Chimie. In 1968 he starts as Professor at INSTN, and since 1969. Maitre de Conferences at the Faculte de Sciences d’Orsay, Paris.
Since 1968 to his retirement Prof. Cizeron is a member of Editorial Board of the Journal Physics of Sintering. His research projects have included studies of sintering, uranium and zirconium metal textures, thermal cycling of uranium fuel elements and maraging steels, polygonization and recrystallization Cu, U, and Fe single crystals, zone melting of U, allotropic transformations of Fe, Cr, Ti, U, liquid phase sintering, sintering of Al2O3 structure transformations of different alloys; creep and plasticity of U single crystals and polycrystals, U-Mo alloys, Nb at low and elevated temperatures and fundamentals of organic and inorganic chemistry. In 1961 Professor Cizeron received the Prix RIST awarded by the Societe Francaise de Metallurgie, and in 1966. the Prix du Nickel awarded by de Societe du Nickel. In 1967 he was made Chavalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Academiques. Professor Cizeron was a member of the Societe Francaise de Metallurgie and the London Institute Metals.