Congratulations to Zhe Ren and Aaron Washburn on winning the 1st and 2nd place Poster Awards at the 29th ASM-Heat Treating Conference!

Zhe Ren and Aaron Washburn were awarded the 1st and 2nd place, respectively, of the poster competition at the 29th HEAT TREATING SOCIETY CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION held in Columbus (Oct. 24th~26th, 2017). Zhe’s poster was on “Surface Treatment of Co─Cr Alloys by Low-Temperature Nitrocarburization” and Aaron’s work was on “Heat Treat Optimization of Inconel 718 Cladded H13 Forging Dies for Enhanced Die Life.” Zhe is a doctoral researcher in Prof. Frank Ernst’s group. Aaron is working on his masters with David Schwam. They will receive awards in the amount of $1,000 and $700, respectively, from ASM International.