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Howe Memorial Lecture Award Recipients

2013

Veena Sahajwalla

“The Power of Steelmaking — Harnessing High-Temperature Reactions to Transform Waste Into Raw Material Resources.”

2011

David K. Matlock

“Dual-Phase Steels: A Look Back With an Eye to Advanced High-Strength Sheet Steel Innovations.”

2009

Brian G. Thomas

“Industry Implementation of Mathematical Models:  Examples in Steel Processing.”

2007

Alan w. Cramb

"From Liquid to Solid" Key Issues in the Future of Steel Casting"

2005

Gordon A. Irons

"Developments in Electric Arc Furnace Steelmaking"

2004

No Award Chosen.

Award to be presented every other year opposite the J. Keith Brimacombe Lecture.

2003

George Krauss

Cast Steel to Wrought Products: Chemistry to Engineered Microstructures

2002

Henri R. Gaye

Slag Control for Quality Steels

2001

Peter J. Koros

Dusts, Scale, Slags, Sludges. . .Not Wastes, but Sources of Profits

2000

Roderick I.L. Guthrie

Fluid Flow in Metallurgy – Friend or Foe?

1999

Gordon H. Geiger

Steel at the Millenium

1998

Wei-Kao Lu

The Search for an Economical and Environmentally-Friendly Ironmaking Process

1997

John R. Stubbles

Who Was Henry Howe?

1996

Richard J. Fruehan

Future Steelmaking Technologies and the Role of Basic Research

1995

T. Ray Meadowcroft

The Evolution of Metallurgical Education

1994

Paul E. Nilles

Alternative Technologies in Iron and Steelmaking

1993

J. Keith Brimacombe

Empowerment with Knowledge - Toward the Intelligent Mould for the Continuous Casting of Steel Billets

1992

Geoffrey R. Belton

How Fast Can We Go? The Status of Our Knowledge on the Rates of Gas-Liquid Metal Reactions

1991

William E. Dennis

The Organization and Management of Collaborative Research for Steel

1990

Robert E. Boni

The Dual Romance -- Steel and the Auto

1989

Toshihiko Emi

Technological Aspects of the Revitalization of Iron and Steel Industries

1988

Alex McLean

The Turbulent Tundish--Contaminator or Refiner?

1987

E. h. Karl Brotzmann

New Concepts and Methods for Iron and Steel Production

1986

J. Peter Gordon

Forty Years of The Steel Industry - Its Problems, Progress & Opportunities

1985

Gordon E. Forward

The Steel Challenge In A World Market

1984

Frank W. Luerssen

The Manufacture of Free-Machining Carbon Steels

1983

Michael Korchynsky

The Art and Science of Microalloyed Steels

1982

William Cairns Leslie

Inclusions and Mechanical Properties

1981

Tasuku T. Fuwa

Dephosphorization in Liquid Steel

1980

Robert D. Pehlke

Steelmaking - The Jet Age

1979

Julian Szekely

Radically Innovative Steelmaking Technologies

1978

E. T. Turkdogan

Blast Furnace Reactions

1977

Terence E. Dancy

The Evolution of Ironmaking

1976

J. H. Chesters

Men and Magnesia

1975

Charles R. Taylor

Continuous Casting Update

1974

Merton C. Flemings

Solidification Processing

1973

Francis John McMulkin

What Direction - Steel?

1972

W. T. Lankford, Jr.

Some Considerations of Strength and Ductility in the Continuous Casting Process

1971

William O. Philbrook

Progress in Understanding the Rates of Metallurgical Processes

1970

James B. Austin

Henry Marion Howe

1969

Michael Tenenbaum

Non-Metallic Phases in Low-Carbon Sheet Steels of Various Origins

1968

Bernard Trentini

Comments on Oxygen Steelmaking

1967

Gerhard J. Derge

Heterogeneity and Interface Reactions in Iron and Steelmaking

1966

George A. Roberts

Vanadium in High Speed Steel

1965

B. M. Larsen

The Open Hearth - Can We Learn From Its First One Hundred Years

1964

Frederick D. Richardson

The Climate of Process Metallurgy in the 1960's

1963

John F. Elliott

Some Macroscopic Transport Problems

1962

Morris Cohen

The Strengthening of Steel

1961

Lawrence S. Darken

Role of Chemistry in Metallurgical Research

1960

Robert F. Mehl

Commentary of Metallurgy

1959

Clarence E. Sims

The Nonmetallic Constituents of Steel

1958

Maxwell Gensamer

The Structure of Metals and the Strength of Structures

1957

Edmund S. Davenport

Some Observations on Ferrite-Carbide Aggregates in Alloy Steels

1956

Herbert J. French

Some Aspects of Hardenable Alloy Steels (Posthumously)

1955

John S. Marsh

The Anatomy of the Open Hearth

1954

C. D. King

Steelmaking Processes - Some Future Prospects

1953

Joseph Winlock

The Influence of the Rate of Deformation on the Tensile Properties of Some Plain Carbon Sheet Steels

1952

Augustus B. Kinzel

Chromium Carbide in Stainless Steel

1951

Joseph R. Vilella

Twenty-Five More Years of Metallography

1950

Francis B. Foley

Factors Affecting Deformation and Rupture of Metals at Elevated Temperatures

1949

John Chipman

What is Metallurgy?

1948

Robert B. Sosman

Temperature in the Open Hearth Furnace

1947

H. W. Graham

Factors Which Determine Iron and Steel Making Processes

1946

T. L. Joseph

The Blast Furnace Process and Means of Control

1945

Marcus A. Grossman

Toughness and Fracture of Hardened Steels

1944

James T. MacKenzie

Cast Iron Steel Plus Graphite

1943

Leo F. Reinartz

The Development of Research and Quality Control in the Modern Steel Plant

1942

John Johnston

Time as a Factor in the Making and Treating of Steel

1941

Alfred V. deForest

Some Complexities of Impact Strength

1940

Charles H. Herty, Jr.

Slag Control

1939

H. W. Gillet

Some Things We Don't Know About the Creep of Metals

1938

Frederick M. Becket

On the Allotropy of Stainless Steels

1937

Paul D. Merica

Progress in the Improvement of Cast Iron and the Use of Alloys

1936

H. F. Moore

The Correlation of Metallography and Strength of Materials

1935

E. C. Smith

Some Studies of Problems in Steel Melting

1934

F. N. Speller

The Corrosion Problem with Respect to Iron and Steel

1933

George B. Waterhouse

Steelmaking Processes

1932

Edgar C. Bain

On the Rates of Reactions in Solid Steel

1931

Francis F. Lucas

On the Art of Metallography

1930

Zay Jeffries

The Future of the American Iron and Steel Industry

1929

John Howe

Hall Studies of Hadfield's Manganese Steel With the Highpower Microscope

1928

Henry D. Hibbard

Significance of the Simple Steel Analysis

1927

Bradley Stoughton

Alloy Steels

1926

William Campbell

Twenty-Five Years of Metallography

1925

John A. Mathews

Austenite and Austenitic Steels

1924

Albert Sauveur

What is Steel?