The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994


Heavy Haul Sessions Speaker:


Steve Dedmon

Steve Dedmon
Director of Technology Research & Development
Standard Steel

Biography: Steve has been employed as a Metallurgical Engineer at Standard Steel for 43 years as a Process Engineer, Manager of Industrial Engineering, Design and Product Engineering and CNC Programming. He currently holds the title of Director of Technology and Research and Development. His Bachelor's of Science degree was earned at the University of Pittsburgh in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. He is the author of over 50 technical papers and is a past chair of the ASME's Rail Transportation Division. He has also served on Industry committees including AAR, ASTM A01 committee on Steel, APTA Mechanical, SAE and TMS. In addition to railroad products he also has product experience in the Bearings, Gears, Power Generation, Springs, Oil Patch, Jet Engines components and Aerospace industries, involving steel, stainless, high temperature alloys and some non-ferrous alloys.