Dean C. Krouse, a metallurgical consultant, has received the ASTM International Founding Committee Award, which recognizes distinguished service to ASTM Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel, and Related Alloys. Krouse was awarded for his development and promotion of voluntary consensus standards, as well as other contributions to the committee.
Krouse has been a member of ASTM and Committee A01 for over 25 years. He works on several A01 subcommittees; serves as vice chair of Subcommittee A01.02 on Structural Steel for Bridges, Buildings, Rolling Stock, and Ships; and is chair of A01.97 on Harmonization of Carbon and Alloy Steel Compositions. His work has been previously recognized with the Award of Excellence and the ASTM Award of Merit.
Krouse earned a bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA) in metallurgical engineering and spent 35 years working at Bethlehem Steel Corp. He also serves on technical committees for the American Iron and Steel Institute and ASME International.
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