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The IQ Technologies Inc Officers:

Dr. Michael A. Aronov - C.E.O.
Dr. Aronov has over 38 years of experience in the field of heat and mass transfer, combustion and thermodynamics in industrial and commercial heat transfer systems.  He has extensive experience in experimental research and mathematical modeling of heat and mass transfer, in the design and development of heating and cooling systems for forging and heat-treating applications.  Dr. Aronov has published more than 50 technical papers and has ten patents, four of which are directly related to different types of quenching equipment.

Dr. Nikolai I. Kobasko - C.T.O./Director of Research
Dr. Nikolai Kobasko has over 47 years of experience in the heat-treating industry. He is a leading expert in the world on quenching and heat transfer during hardening of steels.  He has spent approximately 40 years involved in the development of intensive quenching technology and has successfully integrated this technology in several machine-building plants in Russia, the Ukraine, Byelorussia, China, and Bulgaria.  Dr. Kobasko became a leading authority on intensive quenching practices worldwide. He is the author of more than 150 technical papers, 4 books, 1 handbook, and more than 10 patents.

Joseph A. Powell - President
Mr. Joseph Powell has over 35 years of experience in the heat-treating industry. He is the President and a co-owner of the Akron Steel Treating Co. and Summit Heat Treating Division, both of Akron, Ohio.  Mr. Powell's Company was started in 1943 and serves over 1200 heat-treating customers.  Mr. Powell was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Heat Treating Network, and has served as  an instructor in the HTN Apprenticeship Training Program. He is an active member of the Metal Treating Institute Educational Committee and ASM International/Heat Treating Society.

John Vanas - Vice President
Mr. John Vanas has over 37 years of experience in the heat-treating industry.  He is the President and owner of the Euclid Heat Treating Co. of Cleveland, Ohio.  Mr. Vanas's Company was founded in 1946 and serves over 1000 heat-treating customers.  Mr. Vanas is a past President of the Metal Treating Institute in 1990-1991.  He is an active member of the metal Treating Institute, ASM International and other industrial societies.


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