1924 – 1979

The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, United States 


Professor Cutler was born in 1924 in Salt Lake City, Utah, ·USA. He received the degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Utah in 1947 and, and in 1951 his PhD from the same University, specializing in ceramic engineering. He was appointed instructor in 1951 and Assistant Professor in 1952. From 1952-1956 Prof. Cutler was an Assistant Professor of Ceramic Engineering, University of Utah, and in 1956 he became the head of the Department of Ceramic Engineering. He became Professor of Ceramic Engineering in 1959, and in 1965 he was appointed Professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Utah. In 1967 and 1968 he was visiting professor of Ceramic Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana. From 1968 to his retirement he remains a professor of ceramic engineering.  Professor Cutler was a member of the following professional and honorary societies: Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, American Ceramic Society, American Society for Engineering Education, British Ceramic Society, Society of fero-space and Process Engineers. Professor Cutler was the principal investigator in the A.S.C. Project on the recrystallization and sintering of oxides, in the US Bureau of Mines Project concerning the utilization of mineral wastes in ceramic products and the O.N.R. Project on impurity-vacancy interaction of oxides. Since 1969 to his retirement Professor I.B. Cutler was a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Physics of Sintering.  Professor Ivan Cutler passed away on 26 September 1979, in Centerville, Utah, United States.