Brimacombe Memorial Lecture

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The AIME Keynote and AIST J. Keith Brimacombe Memorial Lecture Award was established in 1999 to honor Dr. J. Keith Brimacombe’s outstanding accomplishments in the area of process metallurgy, his dedication to the steel industry and his profound effect on people in the industry. The 2020 J. Keith Brimacombe Memorial Lecturer recipient is John J. Jonas, professor emeritus, McGill University.  His presentation is titled Recent Developments in Thermomechanical Processing of Steels and will be presented by Clodauldo Aranas Jr., assistant professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick.

2020 J. Keith Brimacombe Memorial Lecturer


John J. Jonas
professor emeritus, McGill University

John J. Jonas graduated from McGill University with a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering in 1954. He later attended Cambridge University on an Athlone Fellowship and received a Ph.D. degree in mechanical sciences in 1960. On returning to Montreal, he began teaching mechanical metallurgy at McGill and built a research laboratory. ►Read Full Bio

Presented by:

Clodualdo Aranas Jr.
assistant professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick

Clodualdo Aranas Jr. is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). He is presently managing the Alloy Design and Materials Testing Research Laboratory (AD-MTRL) and the Ballistics and Mechanical Testing Laboratory (BAM Lab) at UNB. ►Read Full Bio