Archives for January 21, 2016

Richards named Barlow Award winner

Missouri S&T professor Von Richards' work in the classroom and in the steel industry earned him the Thomas E. Barlow Award from the Steel Founders' Society of America.

Missouri S&T professor Von Richards’ work in the classroom and in the steel industry earned him the Thomas E. Barlow Award from the Steel Founders’ Society of America.

Dr. Von Richards, Robert W. Wolf Professor of Metallurgical Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been awarded the Thomas E. Barlow Award of Honor from the Steel Founders’ Society of America.

Richards’ research has been in casting steel in a variety of ways to make products for industry that need little machining of the finished item, saving time and expense.

The processes used is for “products that people in industry could use right away,” Richards says. [Read more…]