AIST J. Keith Brimacombe Memorial Lecturer (May 2014)
David K. Matlock presented the AIST J. Keith Brimacombe Memorial Lecture lecture entitled “Perspectives on Industry/University Partnerships to Support Innovations in the Steel Industry”.
AIST Tadeusz Sendzimir Memorial Medal (May 2014)
John G. Speer received the AIST Tadeusz Sendzimir Memorial Medal for the development of the Quench and Partitioning process.
AISI Finalist Medal (May 2014)
Grant Thomas, AK Steel Research; Emmanuel De Moor, and John G. Speer, received the AISI Finalist Medal for their paper “Tensile Properties Obtained by Q&P Processing of Mn-Ni Steels With Room Temperature Quench Temperatures.”
AISI Finalist Medal (May 2013)
Paul J. Gibbs, post-doctoral research associate, Los Alamos National Laboratory and ASPPRC graduate; Emmanuel De Moor; Matthew J. Merwin, research consultant, United States Steel Research and Technology Center, Bjørn Clausen, technical staff member, SMARTS Instrument Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, John G. Speer and David K. Matlock, received the AISI Finalist Medal for their paper “Austenite Stability Effects on Tensile Behavior of Manganese-Enriched-Austenite Transformation-Induced Plasticity Steel.”
2013 Institute Medal (May 2013)
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) awarded its highest technical award, the 2013 Institute Medal, to Mark Richards, research metallurgist for EVRAZ North America and ASPPRC graduate; Mike Burnett, technologist at The Timken Company; John Speer and David Matlock; for their paper “Effects of Deformation Behavior and Processing Temperature on the Fatigue Performance of Deep-Rolled Medium Carbon Bar Steels.” The Institute Medal was presented by AISI Chairman Michael T. Rehwinkel, who is also President and CEO of EVRAZ North America.
Sydney H. Melbourne Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Automotive Sheet Steel (December 2012) Emmanuel De Moor, John Speer, and David Matlock received the 2012 Sydney H. Melbourne Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Automotive Sheet Steel for their paper “Comparison of Hole Expansion Properties of Quench & Partitioned, Quench & Tempered and Austempered Steels.” The paper was co-authored by Cecilia Föjer, ArcelorMittal, and Jan Penning, Ghent University.
Distinguished Member and Fellow Award (May 2012) John Speer received a Distinguished Member and Fellow Award from the Association for Iron and Steel Technology.
Best Graduate Student Poster (March 2012) Greg Lehnhoff (ASPPRC graduate) was awarded the best graduate student poster in the TMS Structural Materials Division during the TMS 2012 Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida for his poster entitled “Influence of Austenite Stability on Steel Low Cycle Fatigue Response”.
Jerry Silver Award (March 2012)
Courtney A. Nowill (ASPPRC graduate), John G. Speer, Emmanuel De Moor, and David Matlock, have been awarded the Jerry Silver Award for Best Paper 2012 for their paper “Effect of Austenitizing Conditions on Hardenability of Boron Added Microalloyed Steel.” The award will be presented at MS&T 2012.
2011 Jerry Silver Award (June 2011)
Myra Dyer (ASPPRC graduate), John Speer, David Matlock, Adam Shutts (ASPPRC graduate), and Steven Jansto (ASPPRC sponsor), had their paper “Microalloy Precipitation in Hot Charged Slabs” selected by the AIST Metallurgy Division to recieve the 2011 Jerry Silver Award.
Allan B. Dove Memorial Medal (May 2011)
Ryan Pennington (ASPPRC graduate), Walther Van Raemdonck (ASPPRC sponsor, Bekaert), Dr. George Krauss, and Dr. David Matlock recieved the Allan B. Dove Memorial Medal from the Wire Association for the best paper on Ferrous Metallurgy.
Howe Memorial Lecture (May 2011) Dr. David Matlock presented the Howe Memorial Lecture at the annual AIST meeting in Indianapolis.
International Wire and Machinery Association Award (March 2011) Dr. Emmanuel De Moor recieved an International Wire and Machinery Association award for his project, “Study of Boron and Vanadium Alloying of High Carbon Steel Wire to Improve Properties; Determination of Free Nitrogen in Steels”.
2010 HTS/Bodycote Best Paper (June 2010)
Kester Clarke (ASPPRC graduate), Dr. Chester Van Tyne, C.J. Vigil (Los Alamos National Laboratory), and R.E. Hackenberg (Los Alamos National Laboratory), were awarded the 2010 HTS/Bodycote Best Paper in Heat Treating for their paper entitled “Induction Hardening 5150 Steel – Effects of Initial Microstructure and Heating Rate”.
Zay Jefferies Award (April 2010) Dr. David Matlock was awarded the Zay Jefferies Award from the Cleveland Chapter of ASM International.
National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program Award (January 2010) Dr. Kip Findley received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program award for his project, “The Stability and Influence of Metastable Retained Austenite During Fatigue of Advanced Steel Alloys.