Dr. Larry Twidwell:
Dr. Larry Twidwell is Professor Emeritus with the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Montana Tech of the University of Montana. He has completed 40 years of teaching and conducting research at Montana Tech. He and his graduate students and coworkers have conducted research emphasizing extractive metallurgy and the application of extractive metallurgical engineering to the treatment of metallurgical wastes and by-products. Four books, two patents, fifty-two theses, ninety publications and one hundred five national and international presentations have resulted from their research efforts. He has received several outstanding teacher/researcher awards during his tenure at Montana Tech, e.g., TMS-EPD Distinguished Lecturer Award, 2011; TMS-EPD Best Technology Paper Award, 2006; AIME Mineral Industry Educator Award, 2001; Montana Academy of Sciences Mershon Award as Outstanding Researcher, 1989; Outstanding Scholar Award, Montana Tech, 1985; Outstanding Educator Award, Montana Tech, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974.