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J.E. Johnson, Jr. Award

The 2016 J.E. Johnson Jr. Award was presented to Bob Sakkab at AISTech 2016.
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History and Purpose

Established in 1921 and supported by AIME from funds donated by Mrs. Margaret Hilles Johnson in memory of her husband, J.E. Johnson, Jr., a prominent engineer and author in the field of iron blast-furnace construction and practice. This award is conferred upon an individual 40 years of age or younger to encourage creative work in branches of the metallurgy or manufacture of pig iron.