The Kent D. Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center

Steel pour in the Foundry Lab of McNutt Hall with the Jacklings camp. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T


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Next PSMRC Meeting

Our Next PSMRC Industry Review Meeting will be held off-campus at the Comfort Inn and Suites in Rolla, MO on Wednesday December 4 ,  2019, and the IAB Board Meeting will be held on the morning of Thursday December 5, 2019 in the same location.  The MSE department senior design project presentations will be held on the afternoon of December 5th at McNutt Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.

Comfort Suites
1650 Old Wire Outer Rd, Rolla, MO 65401
(573) 368-4300

Greetings and welcome to the Members’ site for the Kent D. Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center (PSMRC).  

Project List

New Projects

  • Mold Flux Reaction Suppression in Steels with Reactive Elements
  • High Temperature Sapphire Optical Fiber Temperature & Strain Measurement

Current Projects

  • Centerline Segregation and Hot Ductility
  • Steel Interactions with Glazed Refractories and Tundish Linings
  • Peritectic Behavior Measurement and Prediction
  • Scale Formation and Removal
  • Hot Working Process Optimization
  • Non-Metallic Inclusion Engineering
  • Microstructure & Inclusion Effects on Machinability
  • Next Generation Slag Line Refractories

Past Projects

  • Grain Refinement of Austenitic Grades & Low Alloy Carbon Steels
  • Hot Working Modeling of Rods and Beams
  • 3rd Generation Advanced High Strength Steel
  • Reduced Nozzle Clogging & Bias Flow
  • Mold Flux Crystalline Film Behavior
  • Reducing C Pick-up from the Ladle in ULC/IF Steel

If you are a PSMRC member and would like to gain access to the website please contact Denise Eddings at .   To access member only areas of this website, click on the “MEMBER LOGIN link near the top of this page and enter your username and password.  If you are not a member, but would like to learn more about the PSMRC, please contact:

Dr. Ronald J. OMalley
Iverson Chair Professor & Director PSMRC
Materials Science & Engineering
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Office: 573 341-7683

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