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Recipients: 1998 Light Metals Division JOM Best Paper Award

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society's Light Metals Division JOM Best Paper Award, established in 1994, is presented to the author(s) of a paper published in an issue of the preceding volume year of JOM under a light metals-related technical topic.
Paper Title: "A Technology Roadmap for the U.S. Aluminum Industry" in August 1997 issue of JOM.

H.S. Kenchington

Biography: H.S. Kenchington is team leader of aluminum in the Office of Industrial Technologies, U.S. Department of Energy. He earned his M.Sc. in engineering management at George Washington University in 1990.

Quote on behalf of the Light Metals Division JOM Best Paper Award Winners: "Over the last 3-4 years, the Department of Energy (DOE) via the Office of Industrial Technologies has been working with the aluminum industry to develop a R&D partnership. Through the Industries of the Future initiative, the aluminum industry has been able to develop a long-term vision for the future to sustain its global competitiveness. The aluminum technology roadmap, developed by industry, serves to identify, prioritize, and align research needs. This award further supports the need for collaborative research among the industry and between industry and government to meet the challenges of the 21st century."

J.L. Eisenhauer

Biography: J.L. Eisenhauer is assistant vice president at Energetics. He earned his M.B.A. in operations management at the University of Washington in 1982.

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J.A.S. Green

Biography: J.A.S. Green is vice president of technology at the Aluminum Association. He earned his Ph.D. in electrochemistry from the Queens University of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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