Dr. Gregory Ludkovsky
Vice President, Head of Research and Development, ArcelorMittal
Gregory started his career in Russia as a researcher in the field of solid state physics. In 1979, he was hired by East Chicago, Indiana, Research Laboratory operated by the Inland Steel Company, which was purchased by Mittal Steel in 1998.
Mr Ludkovsky progressed through the research and development (R&D) department to become vice president of R&D in 1995. In 1998, he was named chief technology officer for Ispat International and, later, for Mittal Steel Company. He later became vice president of global R&D for ArcelorMittal.
He holds two dozen patents and is an author of numerous publications in the field of physical metallurgy.
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