AWARDS

WILLY KORF AWARD FOR YOUNG EXCELLENCE AND WILLY KORF/KEN IVERSON STEEL VISION AWARD

 

WILLY KORF / KEN IVERSON STEEL VISION AWARD

This award was originally created in 1991 as the Willy Korf Steel Vision Award by World Steel Dynamics in New York to honor international individuals who have made significant contributions to the steel industry while promoting goodwill and integrity. Ken Iverson from Nucor was the first recipient, after his death, it was renamed Willy Korf/Ken Iverson Award. It is annually presented at the Steel Success Strategies Conference in New York City, the world's leading conference on the steel industry.

Lourenco Goncalves

President and CEO of Cleveland Cliffs

2022

USA

Wolfgang Eder

CEO Voestalpine

2019

Austria

Yuriy Ryzhenkov

CEO Metinvest

2018

Ukraine

Alonso Ancira

Chairman AHMSA

2017

Mexico

John Correnti

CEO Big River Steel

2016

USA

Gianpietro Benedetti

Chairman/CEO Danieli & C.SpA

2015

Italy

James L. Wainscott

Chairman/President/CEO AK Steel Holding Corp.

2014

USA

Giovanni Arvedi

Founder /Chairman Arvedi Group

2013

Italy

Zhang Xiaogang

Chairman/President Anshan Iron and Steel Group Corporation

2012

China

Ian Christmas

Secretary General, World Steel Organisation

2011

Belgium

Ahmed Ezz

Founder /Chairman Eez Steel

2010

Egypt

Sajjan Jindal

Chairma /Managing Director JSW Steel

2009

India

Keith Busse

Chairman & CEO Steel Dynamics Inc.

2008

USA

Daniel R. DiMicco

Chairman, President & CEO NUCOR Corporation

2007

USA

Alexey Mordashov
Severstal Group

CEO

2006

Russia

Xie Qihua

Chairwoman & President Shanghai Baosteel Group

2005

China

Eliezer Batista da Silva

Former Chairman CVRD

2004

Brazil

John T. Mayberry

Retired Chairman / CEO Dofasco Inc.

2003

Canada

Dr. Jamshed Irani

Prior Chairman Tata Steel

2002

India

Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter

CEO Gerdau S.A.

2001

Brazil

Marvin Selig

Chairman / CEO CMC Steel Group

2000

USA

Roberto Rocca

Honorary Chairman Techint Group

1999

Argentina

Lakshmi N. Mittal

Chairman
Ispat International

1998

United Kingdom

Francis Mer

Chairman / CEO Usinor-Sacilor Group

1997

France

SMS Schloemann-Siemag

Wilfried Bald, Member, Managing Board,
Manfred Kolakowski, R&D Engineer
Hans Streubel, R&D Engineer, Heinrich Weiss, Chairman, Managing Board

1996

Germany

Voest-Alpine

Jürgen Flickenschild, Vice President Ralph Weber, President, ISCON S.A. Horst Wiesinger, Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President

1995

Austria

Thomas C. Graham

Chairman / CEO AK Steel

1994

USA

Masanari Iketani

President Tokyo Steel

1993

Japan

Tae-Joon Park

Chairman 
Pohang Iron and Steel

1992

Korea

 

AWARD FOR YOUNG EXCELLENCE

Every year the Korf Award for Young Excellence honors young scientists for their work and innovations in the steel industry. The award winners include researchers from a number of research institutions across the globe.

Johannes Hoeffgen M.Sc. RWTH Aachen

Germany

2022

Trine Asklund Larssen, SINTEF AS

Norway

2021

Peiyuan Ni

China

2019

Matthew L. S. Zappulla, E.I.T

USA

2018

Dr. Denise Loder

Austria

2017

Bernhard Steenken

Germany

2016

Tobias Brune

Germany

2015

Dr. Michael Skorianz

Germany

2014

Dr. Neerva Verma

India

2013

Sebastian Buzga

Germany

2012

Dr. Luckman Mahmood

India

2011

Dipl. Ing. Stephanie Sandlöbes

Germany

2010

Dr. Rodrigo Corbari

Brazil

2009

Jonathan Dicker

USA

2008

Dr. Amy Clark

USA

2007

Dipl.Ing. Andreas Münch

Germany

2006

Dr. Zuo Haibin

China

2005

Neill Mc Donald

USA

2004

Dr. Takashi Watanabe

Japan

2003

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Paolo Antonio de Souza jr

Brazil

2002

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