TMS/AIST John F. Elliott Lectureship Award

This honorary lectureship is designed to acquaint students and engineers with the exciting opportunities in chemical process metallurgy; inspire them to pursue careers in this field; inform the public of the contributions of chemical process metallurgy and materials chemistry to the association; and honor the late Professor John Elliott of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for his many accomplishments and the leadership that he provided during his career.

The recipient shall present a lecture at three to five universities throughout the year following selection; The award will be presented following the recipient's year of lectures.

This award recognizes distinguished contributions in chemical process metallurgy and materials chemistry to the iron and steel industry.

To learn more about the award, view the bylaws.


  1. Significant contributions in chemical process metallurgy and materials chemistry.
  2. The nominee may be from either industry or academia.

How to Nominate

Submission Deadline
November 30 of each year.

Please submit the following documents to complete the nomination process:

  1. Completed nomination form.
  2. Three letters of endorsement.
  3. A biography.
  4. A proposed citation.

Send complete nomination packet to the AIST Awards Program Committee, or by mail to:
AIST Headquarters
Attn: Awards Program Committee
186 Thorn Hill Road Warrendale,
PA 15086 USA

Award Website

For more information, or to view past recipients, visit the official award website.