PhD candidate wins Best Student Paper at International Pipeline Conference

Taylor Jacobs, a PhD candidate in metallurgical and materials engineering, won the award for Best Student Paper at the International Pipeline Conference, held Sept. 26 to 30 in Calgary, Canada.

Jacobs, a student in the Advanced Steel Processing and Products Research Center, came in second for Best Student Poster Presentation and was nominated for Best Paper for the entire conference. More than 300 papers were presented at the conference. Both his paper and presentation were titled "The Short and Long Term Effects of Elevated Temperature on the Mechanical Properties of Line Pipe Steels."

The International Pipeline Conference is organized by volunteers representing international energy corporations, energy and pipeline associations and regulatory agencies.