Dr. Tom Langill
Experience & Education
- 27 years - Technical Director
- PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
- MS in Physics, John Carroll University
- BS in Physics, John Carroll University
- ASTM Fellow
- ASTM La Que Award
What I Enjoy Most About My Job
Talking to many different people in the industry and connected with galvanizing.
My Most Significant Contribution to Our Members/Industry
Developing and teaching the Master Galvanizer Process Seminars.
What I Consider the Most Interesting/Impactful Thing About HDG
Corrosion protection for a very long time with so little material in the coating. Preserving the infrastructure.
Other Interesting Things that Shape My Life
Outside of work, I love to play with my grandkids.
I once pitched a no hitter in slow-pitch softball.
Words of Wisdom
Always be ready to re-examine something you thought you knew when someone challenges what you say.
"So many books, so little time."