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The 2024 Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) Best Paper Award was presented to Lisa Young (left to right): P. Chris Pistorius, Spencer Hawkins, Young and Angelo Manenti.

Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) Best Paper Award

►Award Recipients

History & Purpose:

Established in 2023, this award will recognize the author(s) of the best technical paper presented within the AISTech sessions sponsored by the DRI Technology Committee, or jointly sponsored along with another AIST Technology Committee. The focus is on the technological trends for the production, handling, and use of direct reduced iron (DRI) and hot briquetted iron (HBI) products as well as present and future alternative iron production technologies. This technology is a growing and important sector of research and development related to the future of decarbonized steel production.