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Alton Tabereaux: A Humble Individual Who Dedicates His Lifetime to Aluminum—An Aluminum Legend of Our Time

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Dr. Alton Tabereaux retired from Alcoa a long time ago, but never quit working in the aluminum industry. He continues to be active in smelting technology advancement, and in serving the aluminum industry and particularly the light metals community. He is world renowned not only for his technical contributions to aluminum smelting technology but equally important for his dedication to teaching and training younger generations, providing consultancy and technical support to operations. He serves the light metals industry with a unique technical background and knowledge in areas from environment protection, helping to stewardship government policies, to strengthening aluminum society. In this special tribute session, I am honored to renew our learning of Alton and his major technical achievements—looking back from his very early career as a young scientist at Reynolds Metal Co to later becoming a world renown industry icon.

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Wang, X. (2021). Alton Tabereaux: A Humble Individual Who Dedicates His Lifetime to Aluminum—An Aluminum Legend of Our Time. In: Perander, L. (eds) Light Metals 2021. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-65396-5_76

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