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Jerry Silver Award

Pictured: Dr. Gordon Irons, McMaster University, accepting the Jerry Silver Award from the Metallurgy Technology Division Awards Chair, Ron Radzilowski

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History and Purpose

Originally established in 1991, then re-established as an AIST award in 2005, this award was named in honor of Jerry Silver in recognition of his leadership in the development of student affairs and programs for the Iron & Steel Society.  The award is presented to the author of a process metallurgy or product applications technical paper judged to be the best of class by the AIST Metallurgy – Processing, Products and Applications Technology Committee.  One of the authors must be a student.