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David Gaylord


Dave Gaylord founded Progressive Heat Treating in 1976 and served as its President and Treasurer until his retirement in 1999. Progressive was a metal heat treating business that provides Austemper continuous furnace heat treatment for a range of automotive, furniture and stamping industry customers. Concurrent with his retirement, Progressive was fully acquired by Bodycote International . . .

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Ann O'Neill

Ann O'Neill


Ann graduated from Michigan Tech in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in metallurgical and materials engineering. She then began her career at TRW as a quality engineering assistant. She remained at TRW until 1989 holding a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities. During this period she also earned two additional degrees: a AAS in metrology . . .

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Gholamreza (Reza) Abbaschian

Gholamreza (Reza) Abbaschian


Gholamreza (Reza) J. Abbaschian (BS U Tehran, 1965, MS MTU MY 1968, PhD U Cal-Berkeley 1972). Dr. Abbaschian is currently the dean of UC Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, Riverside, CA. Prior to his present position, he was the Vladimir A. Grodsky Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida, where he served as the department chair from . . .