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Space Product Development Weekly Highlights - February 20, 2003

Status Report From: NASA Space Product Development
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2003

Solidification Design Center and General Motors:
A paper presented at the 2002 American Foundry Society (AFS) Casting Congress entitled "Process Modeling: Sand Core Blowing" by K. Williams and D. Snider of Arena LLC (Albuquerque, NM) and M. Walker and S. Palczewski of General Motors (Defiance, OH) will receive the AFS Howard Taylor Award for "the greatest long range technical significance in the field of cast metals technology." The award ceremony will take place at the next AFS Casting Congress in Milwaukee in April 2003. Dr Joe Santner, AFS Director of Research says this is the highest technical award of AFS and it indicates the importance of the new computational technology to the foundry industry. The software development was co-funded by the Auburn Solidification Design Center and General Motors.

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