ASTM International has presented the Award of Merit to Gary A. Hayden for his service to ASTM Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel, and Related Alloys. The Award of Merit and its accompanying title of fellow is the highest recognition of individual contributors to ASTM standards activities.
Hayden joined ASTM International in 1993 and currently serves as the secretary of Committee A01 and Subcommittee A01.06 on Steel Forgings and Billets. He leads several A01 task groups, chairs the editorial subcommittee, and works on Committee E28 on Mechanical Testing.
Hayden earned a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from Lafayette College in Easton, PA, and is currently the chief metallurgist and director of quality assurance at CP Industries (McKeesport, PA), where he has worked since 1988. He is also a licensed professional engineer and a member of the American Society for Metals.