Williams Award

For a paper of particular merit concerned with the manufacture and use of iron and steel.

Williams Award

The Williams Award is presented annually for a peper of particular merit concerned with the manufacture and use of iron and steel.

The winner will receive a certificate and £450.00

Award judging

Nominations for the Williams Award are judged by the Iron & Steel Society.

Past winners

2020
Monitoring of less common residual elements in scrap feeds for EAF steelmaking
Augusta Martinelli Miranda, Paulo Santos Assis, Geoffrey Alan Brooks, Muhammad Akbar Rhamdhani, Andrea Fontana, Alister King, Gerald Sanders and Gabriela Paula da Costa Moreira  

2019
Liquid metal embrittlement during resistance spot welding of Zn-coated high-strength steels, 
Diptak Bhattacharya

2018
Sulphur removal in ironmaking and oxygen steelmaking
F N H Schrama, E M Beunder, B Van den Berg, Y Yang & R Boom

2017
Microalloyed steels
T. N. Baker

2016
Non-linear model predictive control of throughput and strip temperature for continuous annealing line
H Wu, R Speets, F Heeremans, O Ben Driss, R van Buren

2015
Development & Deployment on inline multifrequency electromagnetic system to monitor steel hot transformation on runout table of hot strip mill
W Zhu, H Yang, A Luinenburg, F van den Berg, S Dickinson, W Yin & A J Peyton

2014
Liquid metal experiments with swirling flow submerged entry nozzle
Th Wondrak; S Eckert; V Galindo; G Gerbeth; F Stefani; K Timmel; A J Peyton; W Yin; S Riaz

2013
Review: The Butterfly Effect in Continuous Casting
PD Lee, RE Ramirez-Lopez and KC Mills et al. 

2012
Formation of ultrafine grained ferrite during thermomechanical treatment in microalloyed steel
Dr A N Bhagat & Neelkant

2010
Inclusion characterisation-tool for measurement of steel cleanliness and process control
P Kaushik, H Pietel and H Yin

2009
Joining of thick section steels using hybrid laser welding
S Webster, J Kristensen & D Petring 

2008
Effect of cerium sulphide particle dispersions on acicular ferrite microstructure development in steels
G Thewlis

2007
Markets in ferrous scrap for steelmaking
Jonathan Aylen & Kevin Albertson

2006
Tensile and work hardening properties of low carbon dual phase steels at high strain rateS
Dr G Fourlaris, N D Beynon, S Oliver & T B Jones 

2005
Challenges in the modelling of scale formation and decarburisation of high carbon, special and general steels
H F Marston, P H Bolt, G Leprince, M Röder, R Klima, J Niska & M Jarl

2004
Abnormal Transient Phenomena in the Continuous Casting Process: Part 1 and 2
G Alvarez de Toledo, J Ciriza, J J Larausogoitia & A Arteaga

2003
Prediction of Mechanical Properties in Steel Heat Treatment Process using Neural Networks
Dr J Tenner, Prof D A Linkens, Dr P F Morris & T J Bailey 

2002
G Shi, H V Atkninson, C M Sellars & C W Anderson

2001
Prof I V Samarasekera

1999
A Cowley, R Abushosha & B Mintz

1998
A S Hamid & R Elliott

1997
J K Hallgarth

1996
S G Thornton & F Haers

1995
R K Hanna, T Jones, R I Blake & M S Millman

 

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