Valera Shifrin

EAF Steelmaking Expert


  • Over 30 years of experience in EAF Steelmaking which included shop audits, process optimization and implementation of various equipment in the Meltshop.
  • Have led the commissioning of oxygen combustion and injection equipment at more than 50 EAFs worldwide.
  • Conducted EAF training sessions with AIST for several years.
  • Have been a part of American Combustion team since 1995.
  • Previously worked at Nucor Steel, Crawfordsville, IN as a Process Metallurgist.
  • MS in Metallurgical Engineering from Moscow Institute Steel and Alloys, Russia.
  • MBA from Kennesaw State University, GA, USA.