TMS Director/Chair, Extraction & Processing Division
Energy Management Consultant, Metals Energy Management LLC
Cynthia K. Belt is an Energy Management Consultant at Metals Energy Management LLC. Prior to working as a consultant, she developed and managed energy programs at Kaiser Aluminum, Superior Industries, and Aleris International.
Belt is the former chair of the TMS Energy Committee, has been an active member of the Recycling & Environmental Technologies and Materials & Society committees, and served as a TMS representative to the Carbon Management Technology Conference Committee. She has served as vice chair of the Extraction & Processing Division (EPD) Council and has also served on both the EPD and LMD Councils in her more than ten years as a TMS member. In 2012, she received the LMD Distinguished Service Award, and then earned the 2013 Energy Best Paper Award, along with her co-authors, for "Energy Opportunities in the Aluminum Processing Industry," published in Energy Technology 2012.
Belt earned her B.S. in mechanical engineering from Ohio Northern University and is a trained Six Sigma Black Belt.