Department of Materials Science and Engineering

S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy inducts new members

Posted by on April 25, 2017

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Eleven graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy on April 20. The academy is an advisory group that was founded in 1954. The group includes graduates and others who have made outstanding contributions to their professions.

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Mary Reidmeyer named first recipient of S&T women’s advocate award

Posted by on April 19, 2017

Dr. Mary Reidmeyer, teaching professor of ceramic engineering and outreach coordinator in materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named the recipient of the inaugural Dr. Elizabeth Cummins Women’s Advocate Award at Missouri S&T. She was honored during a campus ceremony on Wednesday, April 19.

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Wound care technology invented at S&T hits marketplace

Posted by on April 4, 2017

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A glass-based wound care product that emerged from research by a doctoral student at Missouri University of Science and Technology has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for human use and is now available on the commercial market. Steve Jung laid the groundwork for the Mirragen Advanced Wound Matrix while earning a master’s degree in ceramic engineering and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T. Jung is now chief technology officer at Mo-Sci Corp., a Rolla specialty glass manufacturer that continued the product’s development in collaboration with ETS Wound Care, also of Rolla.

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Materials science expert to give A. Frank Golick Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 30, 2017

Nationally renowned expert Dr. Alan Taub addresses challenges facing today’s materials scientists during the 25th A. Frank Golick Lecture in materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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At Missouri S&T, GAANN program prepares nation’s future researchers

Posted by on February 27, 2017

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Many of the nation’s future engineering and science researchers are preparing for their careers in the laboratories of Missouri University of Science and Technology, thanks to more than $2.2 million in federal funding through a program designed to encourage more students to pursue Ph.D.s in those fields.

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Biomaterials expert Delbert Day named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Posted by on December 13, 2016

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Dr. Delbert E. Day, a prolific inventor whose work with specialty glasses has led to treatments for cancer, bone tissue regeneration and wound care, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.

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Missouri S&T students named Caterpillar-APEC Scholars

Posted by on November 22, 2016

Four undergraduate students and one doctoral student in materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive annual scholarships through a joint effort with Caterpillar Inc. to promote economic development in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Researchers create 3-D full-color holographic images with nanomaterials

Posted by on October 12, 2016

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are creating a new approach to reconstruct 3-D full-color holographic images by using just one layer of nanoscale metallic film. This work has a huge potential to change our daily lives by equipping our cell phones with 3-D floating displays and printing 3-D security marking onto credit cards.

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‘Work/Life Imbalance’ on tap in O’Keefe Lecture Series

Posted by on September 29, 2016

Laura Lee Ely, a metallurgical engineering graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology, will speak on work/life balance at the eighth annual Dr. Thomas J. O’Keefe Lecture Series, presented by the department of materials science and engineering.

Ely’s presentation, titled “Striking the Perfect Work/Life Imbalance,” will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in Planje Auditorium, Room 204 McNutt Hall on the Missouri S&T campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Long road: From waitress to professor, Bartlett travels winding path to S&T

Posted by on September 13, 2016

Being the best can be as much a curse as a blessing. Dr. Laura Bartlett, associate professor of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, is living proof.

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