is head of Applications Technology for the Metals & Glass Group of Linde, a leading global industrial gases company that provides industry-leading portfolio solutions for heat treatment as well as cold treatment. Based in Murray Hill, New Jersey, Malas has more than 20 years of experience in the heat-treatment industry and is a member of the ASM, IOM3, and MPIF. He earned a bachelor of science degree in metallurgical engineering and material science from M.E.T. University in Ankara, Turkey. For more information, contact Linde LLC (www.lindeus.com), 1-800-755-9277.