Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Spehr talks about unexpected career in seventh O’Keefe Lecture

Posted by on October 6, 2015

James L. Spehr, retired metallurgical engineer and alumnus of Missouri University of Science and Technology, will present a lecture in the seventh annual Dr. Thomas J. O’Keefe Lecture Series, presented by the Missouri S&T department of materials science and engineering.

Spehr’s presentation, “An Unexpected Career,” will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in Planje Auditorium, 204 McNutt Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Newkirk named American Society for Metals Fellow

Posted by on August 12, 2015

Dr. Joseph Newkirk, associate professor of materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Metals (ASM) International, a leading association of metals-centric materials scientists and engineers with over 30,000 worldwide members.

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New high-strength steel could help automakers improve fuel efficiency

Posted by on June 23, 2015

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A high-strength steel being developed at Missouri University of Science and Technology could help auto manufacturers in their quest to meet future fuel efficiency requirements.

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Missouri S&T announces Chancellor’s Challenge Award

Posted by on May 12, 2015

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The Council of Graduate Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology was honored Tuesday, May 12, with the Chancellor’s Challenge Award for leadership, strategic vision and notable efforts to implement the university’s strategic plan, “Rising to the Challenge: Missouri S&T’s Strategy for Success.”

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Missouri S&T to offer biomedical engineering minor degree program in fall 2015

Posted by on January 20, 2015

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A new biomedical engineering minor at Missouri University of Science and Technology will allow students to blend traditional engineering techniques with biological sciences and medicine to improve the quality of human health.

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New book edited by S&T researcher covers ultra-high-temperature materials

Posted by on January 5, 2015

Ultra-high-temperature ceramics that melt at temperatures above 3,000 degrees Celsius are the focus of a new collection of research findings co-edited by Dr. William Fahrenholtz, Curators’ Professor of ceramic engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. It is the first book in over 20 years to concentrate on these ceramic materials.

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Delbert Day named Alumni Fellow by Penn State

Posted by on October 6, 2014

Dr. Delbert Day, Curators’ Professor emeritus of materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named an Alumni Fellow by Pennsylvania State University (Penn State).

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Missouri S&T faculty member to take part in NAE symposium

Posted by on October 3, 2014

William Fahrenholtz, Curator’s Professor of ceramic engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was selected to attend the sixth National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium.

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Simpler process to grow germanium nanowires could improve lithium-ion batteries

Posted by on August 28, 2014

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Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed what they call “a simple, one-step method” to grow nanowires of germanium from an aqueous solution. Their process could make it more feasible to use germanium in lithium-ion batteries.

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New signature areas focus on materials for extreme environments, smart living

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Two new best-in-class or signature areas at Missouri University of Science and Technology were announced Tuesday (May 6) by Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader.

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