2024 Investiture Information

Harold J. Frost

Associate Professor of Engineering

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

Research Interests

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


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

Professional Activities

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


  • ENGS 25: Introduction to Thermodynamics
  • ENGS 15.04: Computing Before Electronics
  • ENGS 132: Thermodynamics and Kinetics in Condensed Phases