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TMS Materials Innovations Brief: Focus on Pittsburgh


Gain first-hand insights on how groundbreaking materials products are successfully being brought to market through innovative technical collaborations in Pittsburgh.

Network with other materials professionals in your area while developing the skills and acumen to implement the lessons learned by local experts who are globally recognized for their leadership in materials innovations.

Space is limited to ensure a personalized experience for our attendees.


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Organizing Committee

  • Paul Ohodnicki, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh – Chair
  • Mary Lyn Lim, Development Engineer, PPG Industries
  • Paul Prichard, Senior Staff Engineer, Kennametal, Inc.

Advisory Committee

  • Corleen Chesonis, Consultant, Metal Quality Solutions, LLC
  • Josh Green, Director of Strategic Accounts, Citrine Informatics
  • Paul Mason, President, Thermo-Calc Software Inc
  • Edward Williams, Casthouse CoE Manager, Arconic

Featured Speakers

David DeYoung
Director, R&D Breakthrough Technology, Alcoa
Director, ELYSISTM (retired)

Peter Votruba-Drzal
Global Technical Director of Automotive OEM, Industrial, & Mobility, PPG Industries

Professional Development Speaker

Crystal G. Morrison
Scientist, Leader, Strategist, and Entrepreneur


Sandra DeVincent Wolf, Senior Director of Research Partnerships, College of Engineering; Executive Director, NextManufacturing Center & Manufacturing Futures Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

Kirk Rogers, Principal ADDvisor® and Technical Excellence Leader, The Barnes Global Advisors

Paul Prichard, Senior Staff Engineer, Kennametal, Inc. (Moderator)

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