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Harold J. Frost

Harold J. Frost

Associate Professor of Engineering

Harold Frost ES21

Professor Frost talks with students in Introduction to Engineering about their project prototype. (Photo by Kathryn Lapierre)


  • BA, Engineering and Applied Physics, Harvard College 1967
  • MS, Materials Science, Harvard University 1968
  • PhD, Materials Science, Harvard University 1974

Research Interests

Materials science; modeling of microstructural evolution; deformation and fracture at high temperatures


Professional Activities

  • Materials Research Society
  • American Society for Metals
  • The Metallurgical Society of AIME (American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers


  • ENGG 230: Fatigue and Fracture
  • ENGS 24: Science of Materials
  • ENGS 73: Materials Processing and Selection
  • ENGS 155: Intermediate Thermodynamics
  • ENGS 15: Undergraduate Investigations in Engineering
  • ENGS 15.04: Computing Before Electronics