With over forty years' experience in the permanent magnet and rare earth industries, Stan has a wealth of problem solving abilities, gained from a wide variety of technical and commercial roles, that he is eager to share with his clients. He has been very fortunate to confer, study, meet and collaborate with many international luminaries along the way. He is particularly proud to have trained many of today's active industry professionals. Stan has a B.S. in Physics from Lafayette College and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Metallurgy and Materials Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Trout is a registered Professional Engineer in both Colorado and Pennsylvania.
Panel Session: Raw Materials for Magnets: Will there be enough in time?
The conversion to electric vehicles and the widespread deployment of wind turbines, along with a myriad of other applications of permanent magnets is making the supply chain nervous about our preparation for the future. Will the optimistic forecasts hold true? Will suppliers and producers be able to keep up with the projected increasing demand? Will we have enough when we need it?