Tag: hypersonic vehicles

Bringing the workforce up to speed for hypersonic flight

Posted by on November 5, 2020

Attaining hypersonic flight – the ability to fly and maneuver at more than five times the speed of sound – is a priority for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) as it works to modernize the military and weapons systems. Materials engineering researchers at Missouri S&T are part of a multi-university team working to develop training programs for the future hypersonic workforce.

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Researcher receives Young Investigator Award for wind tunnel research

Posted by on July 8, 2014

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Dr. Lian Duan, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to support his research on how noise affects wind tunnel testing of boundary-layer transition for high-speed, hypersonic flight.

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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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