Tag: steel

New high-strength steel could help automakers improve fuel efficiency

Posted by on June 23, 2015

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A high-strength steel being developed at Missouri University of Science and Technology could help auto manufacturers in their quest to meet future fuel efficiency requirements.

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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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Student engineers design steel bridge

Posted by on April 1, 2009

Student engineers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are practicing the principles of bridge building by working on a scale model that has been entered in an annual competition sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Institute of Steel Construction.

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Peaslee named UMR’s first Iverson Chair of Steelmaking Technology

Posted by on March 1, 2007

Dr. Kent Peaslee, Curators’ Teaching Professor of metallurgical engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been named the F. Kenneth Iverson Chair of Steelmaking Technology at UMR.         

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Students get grant to study environmental impact of steel products

Posted by on August 7, 2006

A team of materials science and engineering students at the University of Missouri-Rolla has been awarded a total of $47,500 by the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) to study the environmental impact of steel construction and manufacturing materials.

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Nucor endows steel technology chair at UMR

Posted by on May 25, 2006

Nucor Corp. has donated $2 million to endow a chair in the materials science and engineering department at the University of Missouri-Rolla, home to one of the nation’s largest programs in metallurgical engineering.         

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UMR research tackles U.S. steel shortage

Posted by on August 10, 2004

In the wake of the recent steel shortage, researchers at UMR are exploring ways to make steel production in the United States quicker, cheaper and more efficient.

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