Scholarships were awarded to two students this year for their submissions to the AFS/FEF Technology Contest. Derrick Myers and Corey Vian, both from Purdue, were awarded $1000 and $1500 respectively; their FEF Key Professor is Qingyou Han.
Corey, who is pursuing his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology, submitted "Bubble Formation and Motion During Solidification". Corey is studying Mechanical Engineering Technology and submitted a project entitled "Breaking Up Coral-like Eutectic Silicon in Hypoeutectic Al-Si Alloys". Both students will receive an AFS Merit Award, and their projects will be published in the Winter 2014 issue of the International Journal of Metalcasting.
Read more: 2013 AFS Tech Contest Results