Industrial engineering professor to give keynote address at industry conference

9/14/2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Robert Voigt, professor of industrial engineering, has been named the keynote speaker of the Ductile Iron Society (DIS) 2016 World Conference on Austempered Ductile Iron.

 The conference will be held October 27-28 in Atlanta. Voigt will conclude the conference agenda with his keynote address titled, “The Machinability of Cast Irons: From Grey Irons to Austenpered Ductile Irons.”

Voigt has been a faculty member in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering for 25 years. Some of Voigt’s areas of expertise are metal casting, manufacturing processes and heat treatment. He is also the faculty adviser for the Penn State student chapter of the American Foundry Society and the graduate program coordinator in the Marcus Department.

DIS serves to “advance the technology, art and science of ductile iron production.” Through research programs, society meetings, issuance of reports, and quality guidance and certification of producers, DIS members are alerted to the latest news and practices in the industry. More information about DIS and the conference can be found on its website.

 

Share this story:

facebook linked in twitter email

MEDIA CONTACT:

Emily Chambers

eac5439@psu.edu 

 
 

About

Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

We are Innovators. We are Makers. We are Excellence in Engineering. We are Penn State IME.

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-7601

FAX: 814-863-4745