Current CISR Research Projects

Chemical reactions in the blast furnace hearth
Composition/structure/property relations for direct reduced iron (DRI)
Evolution of non-metallic inclusions during vacuum and ladle processing
Formation of new inclusion phases during solidification
Data-driven analysis of reaction kinetics in the ladle furnace
Application of machine learning methods to improve the speed and quality quality of automated inclusion analysis
Slab cracking of advanced high strength steels (AHSS) after continuous casting
Chemical reactions and mass transfer in the high temperature confocal laser scanning microscope
Development and application of tools for thermodynamic and kinetic modeling of reactions that occur during steelmaking
Analysis of non-metallic inclusions in additive manufacturing (collaboration with the NextManufacturing Center)