Tag: metallurgical engineering

S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy inducts new members

Posted by on April 26, 2019

Seven graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy at an induction ceremony held Thursday, April 25, in the McNutt Hall Commons on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Missouri S&T students test their metal in bladesmithing competition

Posted by on March 7, 2019

A group of Missouri S&T students will put their bladesmithing skills on display next week by presenting a hand-forged sword at an international competition sponsored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS).

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In series of talks, professor promotes materials of tomorrow

Posted by on May 12, 2018

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As a boy, Dr. Joseph Newkirk was fascinated by artwork that depicted a sleek, space-age future of flying cars and robotic servants – the stuff of TV shows like The Jetsons. Today, Newkirk is still fascinated by a space-age future. But the Missouri S&T professor of metallurgical engineering isn’t dreaming about George Jetson’s speedy spacecraft. Instead, he’s thinking about what future materials will be needed to transport people to Mars or make robots stronger.

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The innovator’s toolbox: metallurgical engineer returns to Missouri S&T for O’Keefe Lecture

Posted by on October 19, 2017

As a Ph.D. student at Missouri University of Science and Technology, metallurgical engineer Martin Perez dove deep into studying the effects of molten metal corrosion and the use of alloy powders in alkaline batteries.
But when Perez returns to S&T next week to deliver the ninth annual Dr. Thomas J. O’Keefe Lecture, expect very little discussion about powder metallurgy. Instead, the guest lecturer plans to focus on what he calls the “secret to innovation: applied imagination.”

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Missouri S&T metallurgical engineer named ASM International fellow

Posted by on October 5, 2017

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A Missouri S&T professor known for both his teaching acumen and research portfolio has been named an ASM International fellow, a top honor in materials science and engineering.
Dr. David Van Aken, a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of metallurgical engineering, is one of 18 inductees in the professional society’s 2017 class of fellows. The new members will be formally recognized at an Oct. 10 awards dinner in conjunction with the Materials Science & Technology 2017 annual conference in Pittsburgh.

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Long road: From waitress to professor, Bartlett travels winding path to S&T

Posted by on September 13, 2016

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Being the best can be as much a curse as a blessing. Dr. Laura Bartlett, associate professor of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, is living proof.

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Missouri S&T students fare well in Materials Bowl

Posted by on February 16, 2016

Four Missouri S&T students put their knowledge of materials science to the test last weekend, finishing second in a Jeopardy!-style quiz game, the TMS Materials Bowl.

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Missouri S&T students win ‘The Real Steel’ video contest

Posted by on April 6, 2014

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Two students from Missouri University of Science and Technology have won the $3,000 grand prize in a video contest about how the steel industry benefits society.

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Students represent U.S. in international steelmaking event

Posted by on January 31, 2014

Two metallurgical engineering students from Missouri University of Science and Technology are headed to Belgium to test their mettle – and their ability to make virtual steel – in an international competition.

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New steelmaking chair appointed

Posted by on January 30, 2014

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Dr. Ronald J. O’Malley, the former chief metallurgist at Nucor Steel Decatur in Trinity, Ala., has joined Missouri University of Science and Technology as the new F. Kenneth Iverson Endowed Chair of Steelmaking Technologies.

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