Thomas W. Pangborn Gold Medalists

AFS presents the Thomas W. Pangborn Gold Medal for “outstanding contributions in education and sharing of knowledge within the industry.”


Past Recipients

2019: Von L. Richards, professor emeritus, Missouri University of Science and Technology

2018: John R. Keough, PE, Joyworks

2014: Eugene Muratore, retired, Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium America

2010: Dr. Sergio Gallo, retired, TEKSID, Italy

2009: Victor LaFay, S&B Industrial Minerals

2007: Hathibelagal Roshan, Maynard Steel Casting Company

2006: Wayne Rossbacher, Consultant

2003: Ezra Kotzin, American Foundry Society

2001: Karl Rundman, Michigan Technological University

1999: Paul Carey, Ashland Chemical

1997: Daryl Hoyt, Fairmount Minerals

1996: Norris B. Luther, Luther & Associates

1990: Hugh Sims, Vulcan Engineering

1988: George DiSylvestro, American Colloid

1986: John E. Miller, Consultant

1981: Arthur Avedesian, Taylor & Fenn Co.

1978: Paul K. Trojan, University of Michigan

1976: Howard Womochel, Michigan State University

1974: Ken Daniel, American Cast Iron Pipe Co.

1973: Sol Gertsman, Canada Department of Energy

1970: Prof. George Colligan, Dartmouth College

1968: Dr. Harold Ruf, Grede Foundries

1965: Thomas Barlow, International Minerals & Chemical Co.

1962: John Wallace, Case Institute of Technology

1960: W.W. Levi, Consultant

1958: Ralph Clark, Union Carbide & Carbon

1956: Charles C. Sigefoos, Michigan State University

(Company affiliations shown at time of presentation)