Tag: ceramic engineering

Missouri S&T students fare well in Materials Bowl

Posted by on February 16, 2016

Four Missouri S&T students put their knowledge of materials science to the test last weekend, finishing second in a Jeopardy!-style quiz game, the TMS Materials Bowl.

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Glass scaffolds that help heal bone show promise as weight-bearing implants

Posted by on July 26, 2013

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Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a type of glass implant that could one day be used to repair injured bones in the arms, legs and other areas of the body that are most subject to the stresses of weight.

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S&T grad student honored for glass research

Posted by on June 13, 2013

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Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate student Lina Ma has received national recognition for her research on the structure and properties of iron phosphate glasses. These glasses can possess outstanding chemical durability and so have been considered for use to store radioactive wastes.

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UMR graduate student invited to meet with Nobel Laureates

Posted by on May 1, 2007

A graduate student at the University of Missouri-Rolla, Steven Jung, has been invited to participate in the 2007 Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students in Lindau, Germany.         

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UMR research aimed at protecting hypersonic missiles from high heat

Posted by on July 26, 2006

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla have received $450,000 from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for the continued study of ultra-high temperature ceramics.

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Schwartz named fellow of ceramic society

Posted by on June 19, 2006

Dr. Robert W. Schwartz, professor of ceramic engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been named a fellow by the American Ceramic Society. Schwartz will be officially recognized as a fellow during a society banquet this October in Cincinnati.

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Good to the last drop: UMR team wins coffee mug competition

Posted by on February 22, 2006

Ceramic coffee mugs created by students at the University of Missouri-Rolla recently survived 12-foot falls onto asphalt in Coco Beach, Fla., to win the American Ceramic Society’s national Mug Drop Contest.

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UMR engineering students to help Guatemalans rebuild homes

Posted by on June 23, 2005

When a major earthquake jolted Central America in January 2001, it left many Guatemalans wondering how they would rebuild their destroyed adobe homes. More than four years later, residents of Jerez are finding their answer in the hands of seven engineering students from the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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Extreme home: UMR researchers investigate construction on the red planet

Posted by on August 19, 2004

As NASA continues to focus on sending explorers to Mars, two scientists at UMR are working on ways to house the astronauts when they arrive on the red planet by building with Martian minerals.

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UMR helps with nationwide effort to commercialize fuel cells

Posted by on August 10, 2004

The next battery-powered bunny may move to the beat of a different sort of battery — a solid oxide fuel cell — with the help of a new glass-ceramic seal being developed by researchers at UMR.

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