George Vander Voort – UPCOMING EVENTS FOR 2014

George Vander Voort 2014 EVENTS

  • April 28: Hosting Webinar on “Nonmetallic Inclusions” for Struers A/S.

  • May 2: Lecturing on “Grain Size Measurement” at a seminar sponsored by the Minnesota Microscopy Society in Minneapolis.

  • 5-6 May: Attending the ASTM E-4 Metallography Committee meeting in Toronto, Canada.

  • 19-22 May: Giving an ASM course, “Interpretation of Microstructure,” at ASM headquarters.

  • 2-6 June: Giving a course at Sasol Synfuels in Secunda, South Africa.

  • 16-20 June: Giving a course at St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, in St. Petersburg, Russia (if I can get a visa, with the way things are going), on “Measurement and Interpretation of Microstructure.” (tentative title).

  • 3-7 August: Giving 2 lectures at the Microscopy & Microanalysis 2014/IMS Conference in Hartford, Connecticut: “Measurement of the Decarburization of Steel Surfaces” and “Microstructure of the Muonionalusta Octahedrite Meteorite.”

  • 7-11 September: Giving 2 lectures at the 18th Annual International Microscopy Congress in Prague, Czech Republic: “The Lampshade Frame: A Study in Provence” and Is there Possible Bias in E112 Planimetric Grain Size Measurements?”

  • 15 September: Hosting a seminar with Dorota Cebula-Kozlowski in Ustron, Poland.

  • 17-19 September: Giving 2 lectures at the 14th International Metallography Conference in Leoben, Austria: “Examination of Normal and Bi-Modal Grain Size Distributions” and “The Use of Knoop and Vickers Tests at Various Low Loads to Evaluate Specimens.”  

  • 8-9 October: Represent the USA at the ISO TC 17/SC 7 meeting in Tokyo, Japan.

The articles and presentations that can be down-loaded from this web site are based upon work done by GFV while employed at Bethlehem Steel (1967-1983), Carpenter Technology (1983-1996), Buehler Ltd. (1996-2009) and Struers (2009-Present) and from the authors consulting work for companies such as, Latrobe Steel, Scot Forge, etc., and from his litigation work. GFV's bylined articles appearing in various issues of the ASM Handbook series have been listed here courtesy of ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio.