Tag: manufacturing engineering

Missouri S&T research symposium highlights state’s manufacturing capabilities

Posted by on September 3, 2020

Missouri S&T brought together university researchers, industry experts and government leaders Thursday, Sept. 3, for a research symposium that highlighted the state’s manufacturing capabilities.

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Missouri S&T research on soybean oil may benefit manufacturers, farmers and environment

Posted by on August 18, 2020

Replacing a petroleum and water mixture with soybean oil as a lubricant and cooling agent for cutting metal would save money, reduce environmental impact, be safer for workers, and potentially help soybean farmers across the U.S., say Missouri S&T researchers who are developing the method.

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Missouri S&T professor wins prestigious Taylor Research Medal in manufacturing

Posted by on April 22, 2020

Dr. Frank Liou, the Michael and Joyce Bytnar Professor and director of manufacturing engineering at Missouri S&T, has won the 2020 Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal from SME (formerly the Society of Manufacturing Engineers). The award honors significant published research leading to a better understanding of materials, facilities, principles and operations and their application to improve manufacturing processes. Liou’s research in hybrid additive manufacturing and advanced materials and the industrial impact of the research were the basis for the award, according to SME.

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Researchers develop ways to improve machining, milling processes

Posted by on January 18, 2017

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Fixing flaws introduced during the machining of large components used in the aircraft and heavy equipment industries can be time-consuming for manufacturers – and costly if they must scrap the flawed parts after they’ve been fabricated. A new approach developed by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology is helping manufacturers eliminate those flaws […]

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Researchers honored for ‘cool’ manufacturing process

Posted by on June 18, 2014

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers recently recognized four Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers for their paper describing an additive manufacturing method for fabricating 3-D parts by extrusion of water-based ceramic pastes.

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Researchers study ways to make stronger materials in 3-D

Posted by on September 17, 2013

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Aided by funding from NASA and using methods similar to 3-D printing, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are running computer simulations of processes that could lead to stronger, more durable materials for the space agency.

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UMR students recognized for manufacturing research

Posted by on November 8, 2005

A group of students at the University of Missouri Rolla recently received the “Best Poster Paper” award from the 2005 Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium in Austin, Texas, for their research into repairing parts using a hybrid-manufacturing system.

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UMR receives $7.3 million for aerospace manufacturing research

Posted by on May 4, 2004

The recent award of a $7.3 million contract to UMR to develop new manufacturing methods for the aerospace industry is "a prime example of how government, industry and universities can work together to foster economic development," says UMR Chancellor Gary Thomas.

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