Carnegie Mellon University
August 29, 2016

Erica Sampson awarded best paper prize

Erica Sampson has been awarded the best paper award at the IAS (Argentinian Iron and Steel Institute) annual Steel Conference in Argentina. The prestigious conference on Ironmaking, Steelmaking, Rolling and Steel Products is the major steel conference in South America. The conference took place from 5-7 November 2013 at Rozario, Argentina.

Sampson’s paper was entitled “Oxidation and embrittlement in grain boundaries induced by Cu in a low carbon steel with Cr and 0.2% Cu under different thermal and atmospheric conditions”. The paper was produced along her advisor Sridhar Seetharaman (Warwick) and J.A. Mendez and C. Cicutti of Tenaris Siderca in Argentina.