Ryan Wojes

  • Worked at a startup materials design company in Evanston, Illinois before beginning his career in heavy manufacturing. 
  • Worked as a Metallurgical Engineer for ArcelorMittal USA, transforming scrap metal into useful steel products


Ryan Wojes is a former writer for The Balance covering investing, commodities, and metals. He contributed content for a year,

Wojes serves as Superintendent/Heat Treating at Union Electrical Steel in Pennsylvania. He previously served as Superintendent of Quality Assurance and Process Engineering at Union Electric Akers and as Senior Metallurgical Engineer at EVRAZ North America in Portland, Oregon. 

Awards and Publications
  • Won first place for his undergraduate research at the AISTech 2007 Project Presentation Contest
  • Author of a subnanoscale study of the nucleation, growth, and coarsening kinetics of Cu-rich precipitates in a multicomponent Fe–Cu based steel for the International Journal of Materials Research in 2008



Wojes holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University.

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