Technology Committees

Metallurgy — Processing, Products & Applications Technology Committee Meeting

7 May 2019 • David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room CC-324 • Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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1. Chair’s opening remarks – Matthew Enloe 
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting 
6. Follow-up on Nashville ETC meeting
7. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items


Present Technology Committee awards, awards given at MS&T 2018 

  • Jerry Silver Award — “Inclusion Evolution Comparison of Aluminum Killed Silicon Bearing and Silicon Restricted Grades” by April Pitts-Baggett, Laurentiu Nastac

  • Gilbert R. Speich Award — “Effect of M/A Constituent on the Mechanical Properties of Low-Carbon Microalloyed SteelsDengqi Bai, Eric Lynch, Chase Rawlinson, Rick Bodnar, Steven Thompson

  • Richard J. Fruehan Award — “Effect of Phase Solidification Sequence in Stainless Steel on Grain Refining Efficiency Dustin Arvola, Ronald O’Malley, Simon Lekakh, Laura Bartlett

  • Adolf Martens Award — Dr. Wolfgang Bleck


Review Mission Statement

  • To advance the knowledge of ferrous metallurgy and support the global ferrous metallurgy community by providing forums for the exchange of information and ideas.


Elect New Committee Officers

  • Chair – Justin Raines, SSAB

  • Vice Chair & MS&T 2019 Rep – Konstantin Redkin, Whemco

  • Papers Chairs – Damon Panahi & Rongjie Song, ArcelorMittal

  • MS&T 2020 Rep – Chirag Mahimkar, Big River Steel 

  • MS&T 2021 Rep – Daniel Baker, General Motors


Board of Director Level Awards Nominations for Distinguished Member and Fellow, Sendzimir Award, Fairless Award and Steelmaker of the Year nominations


Develop committee objectives for next year

  • Meeting Locations

  • Technical Topic to be discussed at Meetings and possible presenters


AIST Digital Transformation work force group – 

  • One volunteer from each committee to join the task force group. Please recommend a colleague that would be interested in participating. Meeting held at ASITech on Wednesday May 8th 1:30-2:30 pm Room CC-330.  MPPA representative Damon Panahi. 


Present Chair Plaques


Discussion items

Next meeting - MS&T19, September 29-October 3, 2019, Portland, Ore.


Chair conclusion

1 p.m.

Adjourn for Lunch