Meet CMI researcher Scott McCall

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Scott McCall, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Scott McCall, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Scott McCall is the Actinide and Lanthanide Science Group Leader within the Materials Science Division of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and a founding member of the Critical Materials Institute, a DOE Energy Innovation Hub where he has served as the Magnet Thrust Lead and recently was named to the CMI Leadership Team as deputy for Driving Reuse & Recycling. He earned a Ph.D. in condensed matter physics from Florida State University (2000), where he worked at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory under Professor Jack Crow, the founding director. He was a Scowcroft Fellow at the Bush School (Texas A&M) where he earned a Certificate in National Security Affairs (2012). He has more than 100 peer reviewed publications, predominately on magnetism and magnetic materials, six patents, and two R&D 100 Awards. He a member of the American Physical Society, the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS), IEEE.  He served as an editor for the journal Intermetallics (2016-19) and is currently the guest editor for a special issue of JOM on Advances in Processing, Manufacturing, and Applications of Magnetic Materials. He has an established track record of scientific service including organizing multiple symposia on magnetism and critical materials at international conferences. His research interests include magnetism; materials criticality; and energy security and sustainability.