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Steve Gillgrass (right) presented Felix Firsbach (right) with the 2023 Charles H. Herty Jr. Award.

Charles H. Herty, Jr. Award

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History and Purpose

Established on 24 September 1960 to honor Charles H. Herty Jr., known for his practical application of scientific principles and in honor of his ability to reduce scientific principle to practical steel plant use, which was his strongest attribute. This award is presented to the author of a paper, selected by the AIST Steelmaking Technology Division, and judged to be the best oxygen steelmaking technical paper submitted.