Awards of Scientific Merit

AFS presents this award for “outstanding technical papers, meritorious technical contributions or services, and the development of a new process, production method, or engineering advancement having ‘future possibilities.’”

 

2017    John (Chip) Keough, Joyworks

2017   Dr. David Neff, Consultant

2016   Dr. Simon Lekakh, Missouri University of Science & Technology

2016   R. Monroe, SFSA

2015   Jim Furness, Furness-Newburge, Inc.

2015   Torjorn Skaland, Elkem

2014   Randall Oehrlein, Carley Foundry Inc.

2014   Robert Laitar, HA International

2014   Chantal Labrecque, Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium

2013   Douglas White, Elkem

2013   Dr. J. Fred Major

2013   Scott Giese, University of Northern Iowa

2012   David J. Weiss, Eck Industries

2012   Ralph Showman, ASK Chemicals

2012   Julian Riposan, Politeehnica University, Romania

2011   Doug Trinowski, HA International

2011   Gerard Thiel, University of Northern Iowa

2010   Roy Lobenhofer, Consultant

2009   Dr. Sam Ramrattan, Western Michigan Univerwity

2009   David Caulk, General Motors

2008 Theodore J. Schorn, Enkei America, Inc.

2008   Dr. Von Richards, Missouri University of Science & Technology

2007   Harold Michels, Copper Development Association

2006   Martin Gagne, Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium

2006   Stephen Baker, Indianapolis Casting Corp

2005   Kumar Sadayappan, CANMET

2005   John R. Keough, Applied Process Inc.

2005   David Jasblonski, Joy-Mark, Inc.

2004   Dr. Kathy Hayrynen, Applied Process Inc.

2004   Dan Groteke, QC Designs, Inc.

2004   Dr. Oleg S. Fishman, Inductotherm

2003   Thomas Prucha, Intermet Corp.

2003   Thomas Piwonka, University of Alabama

2003   George Goodrich, Professional Metallurgical Services

2002   Dr. Geeoffrey Sigworth, GKS Engineering Services

2002   Dr. David Neff, Metaullics Systems Co.

2002   Harry Galloway III, Unimin

2001 Hathibeglagal Roshan, Maynard Steel Casting Co.

2001   William Powell, Waupaca Foundry

2001   Stephen Neltner, Hill and Griffith Co.

2000   Baltasar Weiss, Caterpillar

2000   Doru Stefescu, University of Alabama

2000   Sudhari Sahu, Waukesha Foundry

2000   Richard Gundlach, Climax Research

1999   Thomas McCluhan, Elkem

1999   Bela Kovacs

1999   D.J. Couture, General Motors Corp.

1999   James White, Grede Foundries

1998   Parker Stroom, Vulcan Engineering

1998   John Serra, Carpenter Brothers, Inc.

1998   William Henning, Miller and Company

1997   Larry Stahl, General Motors Corp

1997   Karl Rundman, Michigan Technological University

1997   Gary Ruff, CMI International Inc.

1996   Ralph Nafziger, U.S. Bureau of Mines

1996   Dr. Calvin Johnson, Borden Chemical Inc.

1996   Andrew S. Davis, Durametal Corp.

1995   John Svoboda, Process Metallurgy International, Inc.

1995   Daryl Hoyt, wedron Silica Co.

1995   John Highfield, Bentonite Corp.

1995   Al Alagarsamy, Intermet Corp.

1994   Ed Ryntz J, General Motors Corp.

1994   Dale Brautigam, LubeCon Maintenance Systems

1993   Conrad Perkey, Ford Motor Co.

1993   Thomas Davies, Carpenter Brothers

1993   Paul Carey, Sr., Ashland Chemical Co.

1992   William Provis, Modern Equipment Co.

1991   Janis Robbins, Catalytic Crosslink Inc.

1991   Walter Peck, General Motors Corp.

1990  Mary Beth Krysiak, George Fischer Foundry Systems

1990   Dieter Leidel, Tanoak, Inc.

1990   Victor S. LaFay, The Hill & Griffith Co.

1990   John Jorstad, Reynolds Metals Co.

1989   Dr. Mahi Sahoo, CANMET

1989   Ralph Bruner, Summit Alloys Inc.

1987   William Scott, Esco Corp.

1987   William Huelsen, AFS

1986   Robert Schmidt, Colonial Metals Co.

1986   Victor Popp,

1986   Louis J. Pedicini, George Fischer Foundry Systems Inc.

1985   Norris Luther, Consultant

1985   Richard Green, International Minerals & Chemicals

1985   Bradley Booth, Carpenter Brothers, Inc.

1984   Dr. Richard Toeniskoetter, Ashland Chemical Co.

1984   William M. Ball II, The Hill & Griffith Co.

1983   Donald Schmidt, R. Lavin & Sons, Inc.

1983   Dr. Seymour Katz, General Motors Corp.

1983   Frederick Jacobs, Texas Foundries, Inc.

1982   Dr. Harold Ruf, Grede Foundries

1982   Raymond M. Leliaert, Sr., Wheelabrator-Frye Inc.

1981   William Willis, Jr., General Motors Corp.

1981   Kenneth Pol, General Motors Corp.

1981   Rodney Naro, Ashland Chemical Co.

1980   Arthur Spengler, Miller & Co.

1980   Thomas Seaton, Canfield & Joseph Inc.

1979   Robert Mitchell, Pettibone Corp.

1979   James Williams, Grede Foundries, Inc.

1979   Frank Hall, Pettibone Corp.

1979   Harrison Weaver, Brillion Iron Works

1978   Alan Volkmar, Brillion Iron Works

1978   Robert S. Lee, John Deere Foundry

1978   Mathew Granlund, National Engineering Co.

1977   Paul Mikelonis, Grede Foundries, Inc.

1977   Woodrow Holden, Pickands Mather & Co.

1977   William S. Hackett, General Motors Corp.

1976   C. Hibbard Savery, Deere & Co.

1976   Galpin Etheringtron, Birmingham Stove & Range Co.

1975   Dr. William Shulhof, General Motors Corp.

1975   Norman Lillybeck, Deere & Co.

1975   David W. Boyd, Grede Foundries, Inc.

1974   Raymond Howell, American Steel Foundries

1974   Alex Graham, Harry W. Dietert Co.

1973   Albert Rauch, Deere & Co.

1973   Frank Brewster, Garrett Corp.

1972   Charles Ward, Benjamin Harris & Co.

1972   Vern Patterson, Foote Mineral Co.

1972   Thaddeus Giszczak, General Motors Corp.

1971   George Vingas, Dresser Industries

1971   Robert Fischer, Ingersoll-Rand

1971   George DiSylvestro, American Colloid

1970   Clifford Wenninger, Internationa Minerals & Chemicals

1970   Robert Colton, Dee Foundries

1970   Dr. Wayne Buell, Lawrence Institute of Technology

1969   Larson Wile, Lynchburg Foundry

1969   Price Burgess, Hayes-Albion Corp.

1968   Ken Nelson, Dow Chemical Co.

1967   Joseph Schumacher, The Hill & Griffith Co.

1967   Milton Diamond, General Motors Corp.

1967   Harold Bogart, Ford Motor Co.

1966   David Matter, Ohio Ferro-Alloys Corp.

1966   Frederick Riddell, H. Kramer & Co.       

1965   Clyde Jenni, General Steel Industries

1964   Melvin Young, U.S. Gypsum Co.

1964   E.C. Troy, National Engineering Co.

1964   Donald Colwell, Apex Smelting Co.

1963   Dr. Art Everest, International Nickel Co.

1963   Edward Blackmun, ALCOA

1962   Dr. Harold Ruf, Grede Foundries

1962   Foster Bennett, Dow Chemical Co.

1962   Bernard Ames, Columbian Bronze Corp.

1961   Herb Weber, AFS

1961   Theodore Schroeder, General Motors Corp.

1960   George Timmons, Climax Molybdenum Co.

1960   George Halliwell, H. Kramer & Co.

1959   Elmer Zirzow, Werner G. Smith Inc.

1959   Howard Wilder, Vanadium Corp. of America

1959   Robert Mooney, General Motors Corp.

1958   Dr. Franklin Rote, Albion Malleable Iron Co.

1958   Ken Priesley, Vassar Electroloy Products

1958   Mervin Horton, Deere & Co.

1957   Dr. Arthur Schuh, US Cast Iron Pipe Co.

1957   Richard Heine, University of Wisconsin

1957   Manley Brooks, Dow Chemical