Jane LaGoy, Technical Services Manager at Bodycote in Andover, Massachusetts, USA, has received the 2015 ASTM International President’s Leadership Award in recognition of her work for ASTM’s Metal Powders Committee.
The President’s Leadership Award recognises individuals early in their ASTM career who have significantly advanced our mission through extraordinary accomplishment, example and vision. It is presented annually to two deserving ASTM members. This year’s other recipient is Kent Lowry, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Northland Orthopedic Associates in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
LaGoy, who joined ASTM in 2010, is a very active member of Committee B09 on Metal Powders and Metal Powder Products. She currently serves as B09 secretary and chairs Subcommittee B09.05 on Structural Parts. She has been instrumental in the development of and revisions to several key ASTM standards for the Powder Metallurgy industry during her short tenure. LaGoy also works on Committees A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Related Alloys, B07 on Light Metals and Alloys, and F42 on Additive Manufacturing Technologies in addition to B09.
A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, where she received a bachelor’s degree in materials engineering, LaGoy earned her MBA from Rivier College in Nashua, New Hampshire. She has worked at Bodycote since 1992 as an engineer, metallurgist and lab manager, assuming her current role in 2013. LaGoy specialises in Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP), materials characterisation and Powder Metallurgy.
Outside ASTM, LaGoy is a member of the American Foundry Society, APMI International, ASM International, and serves on the technical board of the Metal Powder Industries Federation.