Tag: glass

S&T researchers are one step closer to 3D-printing human organs

Posted by on March 16, 2023

It may still be decades before human organs can be successfully printed with 3D technology and transplanted, but Missouri S&T researchers are visionaries in the technology that will one day make this a reality.

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New glass research center to support statewide medical research

Posted by on February 10, 2020

By combining their materials science expertise with large-scale medical research, Missouri S&T researchers hope to meet clinical demands for glass-related solutions through a new Center for Glass Science and Technology (CGST). The new center will build on Missouri S&T’s previous success in glass research, which includes the development of bioactive glasses to treat open wounds and cancers.

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Biomaterials expert Delbert Day named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Posted by on December 13, 2016

Dr. Delbert E. Day, a prolific inventor whose work with specialty glasses has led to treatments for cancer, bone tissue regeneration and wound care, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.

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

Posted by on July 26, 2013

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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Delbert Day to receive Phoenix Award

Posted by on September 15, 2010

Dr. Delbert Day, Curators’ Professor emeritus of materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named the 2010 Phoenix Award Glass Person of the Year, the glass industry’s top honor. The Phoenix Award is given annually to a living person who has made outstanding contributions to the industry.

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Missouri S&T selected to help support nation’s new energy goals

Posted by on May 21, 2009

Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of 31 U.S. universities selected by the Department of Energy to advance nuclear technologies in support of the nation’s energy goals.

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Blowing glass out of proportion (on purpose)

Posted by on December 4, 2007

Many Missourians have long associated glass blowing with artisans who populate Silver Dollar City. Now, students at the University of Missouri-Rolla can watch glass blowing — and practice it themselves — on campus.         

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Idea for glass balloons gets UMR graduate student international recognition

Posted by on July 19, 2007

Making a balloon out of glass might not seem like such a great idea on the surface – but Hank Rawlins, a graduate student in metallurgical engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, thinks glass balloons might turn out to be the best way to put monitoring equipment in the upper atmosphere.         

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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’s Delbert Day honored by American Ceramic Society

Posted by on December 12, 2006

Dr. Delbert Day, Curators’ Professor emeritus of ceramic engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla and senior investigator at UMR’s Graduate Center for Materials Research, recently received the Distinguished Life Membership Award from the American Ceramic Society at the organization’s annual meeting in Cincinnati. This is the highest award bestowed by the American Ceramic Society.

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