Tag: materials science and engineering

Newkirk named chair of nuclear engineering and radiation science at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 23, 2022

Dr. Joseph Newkirk, professor of materials science and engineering, has accepted the role of chair in nuclear engineering and radiation science at Missouri S&T. He begins his new role Oct. 1.

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Missouri S&T partners in hydrogen-energy collaborative

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Missouri S&T is partnering with industry, business groups and academic institutions to form the Greater St. Louis and Illinois Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Industrial Cluster to promote clean energy in the industrial sector.

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Moats named chair of materials science and engineering

Posted by on July 12, 2022

Dr. Michael Moats, professor of materials science and engineering (MSE), has accepted the role of MSE chair effective August 1. Moats has served as interim MSE chair since July 12, 2021.

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Missouri S&T investigates ceramics processing through $1.4 million project

Posted by on June 22, 2022

When you order fries at McDonald’s, you expect them to taste the same in Missouri as they do in Montana. That type of consistency is what researchers at Missouri S&T are trying to achieve in ultra-high-temperature ceramics processing for hypersonic vehicles.

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Missouri S&T hosts second annual critical minerals workshop

Posted by on June 21, 2022

The future of cell phones, solar panels and electric vehicles depends on materials like cobalt, germanium and rare earth elements. Those and other critical minerals are the focus of the second annual virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 4-5.

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Missouri S&T students forge a win at international bladesmithing competition

Posted by on April 6, 2022

Overcoming hurdle after hurdle, a group of Missouri S&T students won the grand prize at the 2022 Wadsworth-Sherby TMS Bladesmithing Contest, an international competition sponsored by The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). The students designed and handcrafted a sword, filmed a video, designed a poster and wrote a report about their process.

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NASA selects S&T for lunar-living project

Posted by on February 23, 2022

Researchers at Missouri S&T will develop mineral extraction techniques for lunar construction as part of a NASA project to make it possible for people to live and work on the moon. NASA will provide up to $2 million over two years to support S&T’s research.

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Missouri S&T professor elected senior member of National Academy of Inventors

Posted by on February 11, 2022

Dr. Anthony Convertine, the Roberta and G. Robert Couch Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri S&T, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2022 class of senior members. 

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Professors emeritus co-author new biomedical engineering textbook

Posted by on February 7, 2022

Dr. Mohamed N. “Len” Rahaman and Dr. Roger F. Brown, both professors emeritus at Missouri S&T who co-taught the courses “Biomaterials” and “Tissue Engineering” at S&T for many years, recently co-authored a new textbook for biomaterials students.

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Missouri S&T researchers patent implants made with bioactive glasses and metals

Posted by on August 2, 2021

Medical devices made of bioactive glasses and metals that dissolve at the end of their operational lifespan could replace other types of implants and eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose, say researchers at Missouri S&T. The researchers recently received a patent for the device.

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