Tag: ceramics

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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UMR’s Brow named director of American Ceramic Society

Posted by on August 3, 2006

Dr. Richard Brow, Curators’ Professor of Ceramic Engineering and chair of the materials science and engineering department at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been named director of the American Ceramic Society. Brow’s term on the society’s board of directors will run through fall of 2009.

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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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Researchers develop tougher "flaw-free" glass

Posted by on March 27, 2003

By testing glass in its "flaw-free" form, researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla have found a common commercial glass to be more than one and a half times stronger than was previously thought.

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