It is with profound sadness that MAS has learned of the death of Phillip E. Russel, MAS Fellow.
Prof. Dr. Phillip Russel was a MAS Fellow and part of the 2018 Legends Class, that honored our first selection of the 26 most influential scientists in the field of microanalysis. He received this distinction for “For outstanding contributions and leadership in materials characterization using atomic force microscope techniques.”
More information on his life and achievements, including information about a (virtual and in-person) celebration of life memorial service on May 12, can be found here: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/apex-nc/phillip-russell-11278293
Dr. Phillip E. Russell, 1955 – 2023