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.”

To nominate someone for this award, click here.

Award Recipients

2020: Theodore J. Schorn, Enkei America, Inc.

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

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)