Georgia Southern professor receives AIST Foundation Steel Curriculum Development Grant
The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) and the AIST Foundation announced that Georgia Southern University engineering professor Jingjing Qing, Ph.D., is the winner of the 2020-21 Steel Curriculum Development Grant. Qing will receive $25,000 over three years.
“This fund helps to upgrade the teaching laboratory facility at Georgia Southern University, which will greatly enhance the students’ learning experience of ferrous metal processing and metallurgy,” Qing said. “Activities funded with the AIST Steel Curriculum Development Grant, such as touring steel plants, attending technical conferences and performing industry-guided term projects, will increase the exposure of the steel and iron industry to the students, help more students to identify their interests and expand their horizons to consider careers in the steel and iron industry.”
AIST is a nonprofit technical association of 17,500 members from 70 countries with the mission to advance the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel. The organization is recognized as a global leader in networking, education and sustainability programs for advancing iron and steel technology.