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 in Rolla, MO at the Comfort Inn Conference Center on Wednesday April 24, 2024.  The IAB Board Meeting will be held on the morning of Thursday April 25, 2024 at the same location.

Comfort Inn  Rolla, MO

PSMRC Fall Meeting 2023

Participants in our August 17, 2022 PSMRC Brainstorming Meeting at US Steel Training Center

Participants at our Combined Live + Virtual Meeting on December 1st, 2021.

Participants at our Combined Live + Virtual Meeting on April 28th, 2021

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

Project List

Current Projects

  • Continuous Casting Mold Simulator & Flux Characterization
  • Bainite Evolution and Control Hot Rolling
  • Clean Steel, Inclusion Engineering & Ca Treatment
  • Castability of Medium Carbon Boron Titanium Steels
  • Scale Formation and Removal
  • 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
  • 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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