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


Use this link to log into our web site for access PSMRC meeting reports and presentations.

We also have a page on Missouri S&T’s Scholars’ Mine.

Next PSMRC Meeting

Our Next PSMRC Industry Review Meeting will be held at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Rolla, MO on Wednesday April 28, 2021.  The IAB Board Meeting will be held on the morning of Thursday April 29, 2021 at the same location.

Comfort Suites – 1650 Old Wire Outer Rd, Rolla, MO  65401. Phone(573) 677-4004.


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

Project List

Current Projects

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

Past Projects

  • Microstructure & Inclusion Effects on Machinability
  • Next Generation Slag Line Refractories
  • 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

Member Companies

New Patent Issued

Additional Information

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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