Missouri S&T’s Air Force ROTC to present U.S. flag for St. Louis Rams Nov. 1

Missouri S&T cadets at a 2013 Rams game. Photo submitted.

Missouri S&T cadets at a 2013 Rams game. Photo submitted.

Students from the U.S. Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Detachment 442 at Missouri University of Science and Technology will serve as Color Guard at the St. Louis Rams football game at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on Sunday, Nov. 1. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T satellite team wins national Air Force competition

The Satellite team. Photo submitted.

The Satellite team. Photo submitted.

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Satellite Research Team earned first place in the U.S. Air Force’s University Nanosat-8 Program. The Air Force is now working to launch the team’s spacecraft on a future mission into low orbit.

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Missouri S&T’s Air Force ROTC to present U.S. flag for St. Louis Rams

Missouri S&T cadets at a 2013 Rams game. Photo submitted.

Missouri S&T cadets at a 2013 Rams game. Photo by Kelsey Garrett.

Students from the U.S. Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Detachment 442 at Missouri University of Science and Technology will serve as Color Guard at the St. Louis Rams football game at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on Sunday, Dec. 21.

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Researcher receives Young Investigator Award for wind tunnel research

Dr. Lian Duan (right), assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, works with Chao Zhang, a Ph.D. candidate in aerospace engineering.

Dr. Lian Duan (right), assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, works with Chao Zhang, a Ph.D. candidate in aerospace engineering.

Dr. Lian Duan, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to support his research on how noise affects wind tunnel testing of boundary-layer transition for high-speed, hypersonic flight. [Read more…]

Air Force has high hopes for UMR researchers

The United States Air Force is looking to the University of Missouri-Rolla for a revolutionary way to power everything from unmanned aerial vehicles to terrestrial robots.

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UMR autoclave installed, ready for business

With its autoclave now installed, the University of Missouri-Rolla is ready to help aerospace businesses produce intricate prototypes and sub-scale, but complex, composite parts.

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Air Force employs technology developed at UMR to coat F-15 fleet

The entire fleet of F-15s in the U.S. Air Force is getting primed for future flights, thanks to chrome-free inhibitor technology originally developed at the University of Missouri-Rolla.        

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Lead-free mandate will affect aerospace industry, says UMR researcher

Dr. Matt O’Keefe, associate professor of materials science and engineering at UMR, is testing solder joints to find out how lead (tin-lead) and lead-free (tin-silver-copper) solders compare. His work is in collaboration with Boeing-Phantom Works, Northrop Grumman, Air Force Research Laboratory and the Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies (CAMT), which is housed at UMR.

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