Tag: metallurgical engineering

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

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

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

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

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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Professor’s book on aluminum recycling and recovery published

Posted by on January 7, 2014

A book about aluminum recycling and recovery by Dr. Mark E. Schlesinger, professor of metallurgical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was recently published by CRC Press.

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S&T professor named Fellow of metallurgical society

Posted by on November 13, 2013

Dr. Joseph W. Newkirk, associate professor of metallurgical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was named a 2013 Fellow of Alpha Sigma Mu, the Materials Honor Society, at the society’s annual meeting in Montreal, Canada.

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McReynolds to present fifth O’Keefe Lecture

Posted by on October 15, 2013

Christopher J. McReynolds, a metallurgical engineer and alumnus of Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been invited to give the fifth lecture in the annual Dr. Thomas J. O’Keefe Lecture Series, presented by the department of materials science and engineering.

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