One of FIERF’s missions is to promote the education of future engineers who will serve the forging and related metals-processing industries. To this end, one of the Forging Foundation’s major annual philanthropic projects is the financial and logistics support it provides the ASM Materials Camp for Teachers.
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.