Students & Faculty


AIST Foundation Faculty Grants Information

4 May 2021 • 1:30 p.m.– 2:30 pm

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The AIST Foundation offers four individual university grants, providing US$195,000 in funding 2020. This meeting will provide an opportunity to learn about these grants and how you can submit a proposal.

A skilled workforce is required to continue the technological advancements necessary for a sustainable steel industry. The AIST Foundation grants are offered to increase the number of faculty and students interested in the steel industry. These grants are open to all technical engineering departments.

AIST Foundation Grants

Kent D. Peaslee Junior Faculty Award - US$35,000/Year for 3 Years
Digital Transformation Technologies Grant - US$20,000/Year for 1 Year
Steel Curriculum Development Grant - US$25,000/Over 3 Years
Don B. Daily Safety Grant - US$10,000/Year for 1 Year

AIST FOUNDATION GRANT COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Michael A. Kercsmar
Kolin Keller, Commercial Metals Company.
Mark R. Olson, Pacific Steel Group
Kristin Malosh, North Star Blue Scope

SPEAKERS – AIST FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS

Paul Sanders, Michigan Technological University
Chenn Zhou, Purdue University Northwest
Paul Lynch, Pennsylvania State University Erie
Sathy Rajendran, Central Washington University

MODERATOR

Lori A. Wharrey, AIST Sr. Board Services Administrator

ORGANIZED BY

AIST Foundation