Two of the most pressing issues in our industry are the development of technology and finding the next generation of employees who will be using that technology to grow companies' global competitiveness.
By encouraging cooperation among academia, industry and government, Forging Industry Education and Research Foundation (FIERF) funding provides the seeds for widespread strengthening of the forging industry.
Developing a pipeline of future talent is a key issue for the forging industry. Because this pipeline is critical to the long-term viability of our businesses, your Forging Foundation is refining its focus in 2018 toward workforce development.
Marcus Young, assistant professor and associate department chair of the undergraduate program in materials science and engineering at the University of North Texas (UNT), and his team investigated a new class of materials known as high-entropy alloys (HEAs) to coat die heads.
The George S. Ansell Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME) department at Colorado School of Mines (CSM) has a long commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and research in physical metallurgy.
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.
Many of the North American forging industry’s most talented technical people recently gathered for two days of technology updates and presentations at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio.
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.