A report from the Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF), a supporting organization to FIA whose mission is to assist the forging industry through technical education, research & development.
FIERF FORUM ... Advancing the industry through innovative education and research
The Forging Foundation’s mission to support the forging industry through technology development and education – and specifically to transfer technology to the industry and users – doesn’t stop at the borders of North America.
In December 2016’s column we discussed the decision by my university’s engineering school to focus on the recruitment and retention of female engineering students into engineering programs across Canada.
From the inception of the Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF), the endowed professorship in the department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Colorado School of Mines (CSM) has been held by Dr. Chester Van Tyne.
This year’s Technical Conference, to be held Sept. 19-20 in Columbus, Ohio, will report on industry-relevant research and insights from leading North American engineering and research universities, customers, technology providers and thought leaders.
Check out the April 2017 issue of FORGE, featuring our cover story on how Gerdau modernized its mill to serve the North American SBQ steel market, challenges and opportunities in magnesium forgings, and much more.