is a Fellow of the American Society for Materials and Group Director, Science and Technology, Inductoheat Inc., An Inductotherm Group Company. He is also a Fellow of International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering (IFHTSE) and considered by many as one of the leading global figures in the induction heating industry. Rudnev has more than 30 years of experience and is known within the American Society for Materials (ASM International) and among induction heating professionals as “Professor Induction.” His credits include a great deal of “know-how,” more than 50 patents and inventions (U.S. and international), and more than 250 engineering/scientific publications. He co-authored the 2nd edition of the “Handbook of Induction Heating,” CRC Press, 2017 and multiple chapters for nine handbooks devoted to various aspects of induction heating, heat treating, material science, computer modeling, and process development. For more information, visit www.inductoheat.com.