Tag: Boeing

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

Posted by on December 12, 2005

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

Posted by on June 21, 2005

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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Equipment donation aids mechanical, aerospace engineering students

Posted by on November 16, 2004

Mechanical and aerospace engineering students at the University of Missouri-Rolla can now make large, complex composite parts for research and student design and competition projects, thanks to the efforts of a UMR alumnus who helped secure a recent donation of an autoclave from Boeing for the department.

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UMR receives additional $3.5 million for Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies

Posted by on August 11, 2004

UMR’s Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies (CAMT) will receive an additional $3.5 million in federal funds for the coming year, U.S. Sen. Kit Bond (R-Mo.) announced Wednesday during a visit to the UMR campus.

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UMR receives $7.3 million for aerospace manufacturing research

Posted by on May 4, 2004

The recent award of a $7.3 million contract to UMR to develop new manufacturing methods for the aerospace industry is "a prime example of how government, industry and universities can work together to foster economic development," says UMR Chancellor Gary Thomas.

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Boeing supports product innovation program

Posted by on May 13, 2003

Boeing officials recently announced a donation of $215,000 to help fund a new Product Innovation and Creativity Center (PICC) at University of Missouri-Rolla.

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