Tag: ceramic engineering

S&T researcher to lead $7.5 million multi-institution study on heat-resistant materials

Posted by on March 21, 2024

When a multi-institution group of researchers led by Dr. William Fahrenholtz says they are researching one of the hottest topics in academia, they mean it literally.   

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87 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% cited scientists in their fields for career or single-year impact

Posted by on November 3, 2023

A total of 58 current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 72 current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2022, according to a recent analysis of standardized citation indicators of the Elsevier Data Repository published by Stanford University.

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Missouri S&T researchers earn two Department of Energy grants

Posted by on August 24, 2023

A physicist and ceramic engineer from Missouri S&T have both been selected to receive grants from the Department of Energy’s Funding for Accelerated, Inclusive Research (FAIR) initiative. The two researchers’ projects were selected by a competitive, scientific peer-reviewed process.

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Kelley Wilkerson receives 2023 Women’s Advocate Award

Posted by on April 12, 2023

Dr. Kelley Wilkerson, assistant teaching professor of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Dr. Elizabeth Cummins Women’s Advocate Award at Missouri S&T. She was honored during a reception today (Wednesday, April 12) at Hasselmann Alumni House.

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Over twice as fast as a speeding bullet: S&T researchers developing new thermal protection materials

Posted by on March 14, 2023

Several countries are competing to develop the most advanced hypersonic vehicles, and a team of researchers at Missouri S&T recently received $2.6 million in funding to assist the U.S. in these efforts. 

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S&T professor receives Global Star honor from American Ceramic Society

Posted by on February 13, 2023

Dr. William Fahrenholtz, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of ceramic engineering at Missouri S&T, has been recognized for his contributions to the American Ceramic Society’s International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites.

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Missouri S&T investigates ceramics processing through $1.4 million project

Posted by on June 22, 2022

When you order fries at McDonald’s, you expect them to taste the same in Missouri as they do in Montana. That type of consistency is what researchers at Missouri S&T are trying to achieve in ultra-high-temperature ceramics processing for hypersonic vehicles.

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NASA selects S&T for lunar-living project

Posted by on February 23, 2022

Researchers at Missouri S&T will develop mineral extraction techniques for lunar construction as part of a NASA project to make it possible for people to live and work on the moon. NASA will provide up to $2 million over two years to support S&T’s research.

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Missouri S&T among winners in NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge

Posted by on February 1, 2021

The success of NASA’s future plans to explore and inhabit the moon may depend in part on research by university students, including a team of seven from Missouri University of Science and Technology who have won a grant from the space agency to develop a way to remove lunar dust from power-producing solar cells. The […]

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Huebner receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education

Posted by on November 20, 2020

Dr. Wayne Huebner, professor of ceramic engineering at Missouri S&T, received a 2020 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education and was recognized during a surprise celebration on Thursday, Nov. 19.

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