International Steel Academy

Course Instructors

Dr. Ronald J. O’Malley

F. Kenneth Iverson Chair, professor and director, Kent D. Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center, Missouri University of Science and Technology
In addition to more than 25 years of industry experience, O’Malley holds a Ph.D. in metallurgy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and M.S. and B.S. degrees in materials engineering from Drexel University. He has also been recognized as an AIST Distinguished Member and Fellow and received the 2012 AIST Benjamin F. Fairless Award.

Dr. Steven G. Jansto

Market and technical development manager, CBMM North America
Jansto earned his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering and master’s degree in metallurgical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, M.B.A. from Bowling Green State University, and B.S. degree in metallurgical engineering from Michigan Technological University. He has more than 30 years of operational, technical, quality control, process and physical metallurgy experience in steelmaking, clean steel technology, thick- and thin-slab casting, hot rolling and finishing of plate, and sheet and long products. He has published more than 125 papers internationally and received several AIST Jerry Silver Awards, one patent, and an ASTM recognition award, among others.