Tag: steel

S&T researchers awarded $13.3 million to zap metal manufacturing’s greenhouse gas emissions

Posted by on June 8, 2023

Researchers at Missouri S&T will receive up to $14 million over the next five years through a federal initiative to study methods to lower greenhouse gas emissions in iron and steel manufacturing.

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S&T researcher secures over $14M in funding to develop fiber-optic sensors for harsh, extreme conditions

Posted by on April 7, 2023

A researcher at Missouri S&T is leading the charge on developing fiber optic sensors that can be used in harsh and extreme environments, and he says this could open a new world of data that was previously either unavailable or difficult to obtain.

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‘Steeling the show’: S&T metallurgists awarded second $2 million grant

Posted by on January 26, 2023

A Missouri S&T research team was recently awarded a $2 million grant from the United States Department of Energy to research technologies to improve the operating efficiency of electric arc furnaces (EAFs) used for steelmaking. “It takes a tremendous amount of power to run an EAF, and we are looking for new ways to lower […]

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Missouri S&T group tours Nucor sites, learns about career opportunities

Posted by on January 17, 2023

Missouri S&T faculty members and administrators seem to always be working to learn new ways to support their students, and that continued to be true over the holiday season as a group toured several of Nucor Corporation’s steel plants. “At Missouri S&T, we value the relationships we have with industry partners, and we were happy […]

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New high-strength steel could help automakers improve fuel efficiency

Posted by on June 23, 2015

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

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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