About Ronald J. OMalley

Education

  • MIT, Doctor of Philosophy, 1983

Professional links

Ronald J. OMalley

Professor
Materials Science & Engr
222 McNutt Hall

573-341-7683 | omalleyr@mst.edu

Education

  • MIT, Doctor of Philosophy, 1983

Professional links

Biography

Ronald J. OMalley, the F. Kenneth Iverson Endowed Chair of Steelmaking Technologies at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is a leading authority in steelmaking practices and research.
OMalley is also director of the Kent D. Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center at Missouri S&T, with expertise in process metallurgy, continuous casting, high-temperature thermochemistry, metal-slag-gas systems and reaction kinetics in those systems.

Dr. OMalley earned bachelor of science and master of science degrees in materials engineering from Drexel University in 1978 and a Ph.D. in metallurgy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1983. He is currently a member of the Executive Board of the Association for Iron and Steel Technology and chair of its Continuous Casting Technology Committee. OMalley received the AIST Distinguished Member and Fellow Award in 2012 and the AIST Presidential Citation in 2013. He is currently a lecturer for four AIST short courses, a mentor for the AIST Foundation Kent D. Peaslee Junior Faculty Award and serves on the selection committee for the Elliott Lectureship Award.

Research

Research interests

Steelmaking, continuous casting, high temperature physical chemistry, thin slab & strip casting, thermochemistry.