Founders of the Order of the Damask

The Order of the Damask was founded by Prof. Oleg D. Sherby and Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth on September 16, 1997. Prof. Sherby is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University. Dr. Wadsworth is Deputy Director for Science and Technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The Order of the Damask was founded to promote the understanding and application of Ultrahigh-Carbon Steels, Damascus Steels, their Laminates, and Superplasticity in these materials.

  • Birthday cake
  • Group shot
  • Oleg Sherby accepting an award from Jeff Wadsworth
  • Oleg and Marilyn Sherby
  • TMS plaque.