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John F. Elliott Lectureship Award Recipients

2013

Geoffrey A. Brooks

“In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the understanding of steelmaking through his research and his efforts to enthuse and educate people about steelmaking in both academia and industry” Lecture Title:  “Steelmaking at the Speed of Sound

2012

Lauri Elias Kalevi Holappa

“Recent Advances and Challenges of Chemical Process Metallurgy”

2011

Sridhar Seetharaman

“Interfacing Chemical and Physical Metallurgy”

2010

David G.C. Robertson

“Innovation in Metals Production – Faster, Cheaper, Safer”

2009

Norbert Bannenberg

“Secondary Metallurgy: Fundamentals and Their Technical Application”

2008

Gordon A. Irons

“The Role of Process Metallurgy in Sustainability”

2007

Yasutaka Iguchi

"The Far-reaching Impact of Today's Steel Industry Relative to Metals, Ceramics and Bio-materials"

2006

Pierre H. Dauby

“Always Go Back To The Basics; Never Forget That Action Is On The Floor”

2005

Henri R. Gaye

"Chemical Process Metallurgy: A Necessary Tool to Optimize Old Steelmaking Processes and Design New Ones"

2003

Roderick I.L. Guthrie

“Steel Strips – The Long and Winding Road”

2002

Alan W. Cramb

“Adventures in High Temperature Microscopy: Quantification of High Temperature Phenomena”

2001

Nobuo Sano

"Thermodynamics of Slags"

2000

David R. Gaskell

"The Phenomenon of Slag Foaming”

1999

John C. d’Entremont

“Problem Solving in the Chemical Process Metallurgy Area: Creativity vs. Technique - Toolbox and Tactics”

1998

Geoffrey R. Belton

“Chemical Process Metallurgy Can Be Fun – Seeing Is Believing”

1997

G.J.W. Kor

“Using your Technical Education in the Steel Industry”

1996

Alex McLean

"Technological Challenges Facing the Steel Industry"

1995

John R. Stubbles

"The New North American Steel Industry"

1994

George R. St. Pierre

"Modern Steelmaking--Clean Steelby Clean Processes"

1993

Gordon E. Forward

"1993 Elliott Lecture Series"

1992

Richard J. Fruehan

"Challenges and Opportunities in the Steel Industry"

1991

T. Ray Meadowcroft

"Process Metallurgy in the Twenty-First Century"