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Emile Trasenster

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Professor Emile Trasenster ( -1927)


1927 Obituary [1]

EMILE TRASENSTER died at Taff on August 1, 1927.

He received his training at the Scole de Liege, and commenced his business career with the Cockerill Co., with whom he filled important posts in the collieries and steelworks of that concern.

In 1908 he was appointed secretary of the Union des Charbonnages, Mines et Usines Metallurgigues de la Province de Liege, and three years later he founded the Mutual Assurance Association for the coal industry.

In 1921 he was appointed to the Chair of Metallurgy at Liege University, and in the same year he was appointed "Professeur extraordinaire."

In 1925 the Association des Ingenieurs de Liege conferred upon him the Louis Trasenster prize in recognition of his public work. He was a member of the Science Committee of the last-named Society, and was author of numerous publications on subjects relating to metallurgy and the mineral industry. He also served for some time on the editorial staff of the Revue Universelle des Mines.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1921.



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