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Photoblog: ‘Stellar’ plenary session, mug drops among Day 3 highlights at MS&T15

By Stephanie Liverani / October 7, 2015

Day 3 of this year’s Materials Science and Technology conference definitely didn’t disappoint. From a ‘stellar’ plenary session to mug drops and disc golf, check out some of the day’s highlights.

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Your last dose of MS&T14: Material Advantage Mug Drop and Disc Golf Contests—with video

By Jessica McMathis / October 17, 2014

They came to win, we came to cover the fun. Photos and videos from the 2014 Material Advantage Mug Drop and Ceramic Disc Golf Contests, organized by Keramos.

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Final photo roundup from MS&T’13

By Jim Destefani / November 1, 2013

MS&T’13 is in the books, and by all accounts the show was a hit, with solid attendance, highly informative technical tracks, many ACerS and student events, and a successful expo that left exhibitors happy with the quantity and quality of visitors to their booths.

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Extreme testing: Mechanical testing of UHTCs at ultrahigh temperatures

By Eileen De Guire / December 11, 2012

These CT scans showing the formation of microcracks in ceramic composites under applied tensile loads at 1,750 degrees Celsius were obtained at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source using a unique mechanical testing rig. Credit: Ritchie; LBNL. “Failure is not an option” applies to ultrahigh temperature ceramics and ceramic composites for extreme environments. UHTC materials are…

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Photoblogging from ICACC (Daytona Beach): Expo, Shot Glass Drop, posters and more

By Eileen De Guire / January 27, 2012

The Shot Glass Drop competition gave students and young professionals a chance to put their on-the-spot design talents to the test. This clip shows a “victory drop” of the winning design by Jessica Serra. The ICACC meeting in Daytona Beach wraps up today. I left on Wednesday after more than a week on the conference…

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MS&T’11/ACerS annual meeting blogging: Keramos award winning chapters

By / October 18, 2011

Missouri University of Science & Technology’s Keramos chapter won the Most Outstanding Chapter Award. The chapter’s representatives, front row, from left are William Meier, Megan Gilbert, Catie Mohrmann, Andrea Els and Stephen Edgar. Back row, Keramos executive committee members Robert Schwartz, Greg Hilmas, William Hammetter, Brian Gilmore and Kevin Fox. Keramos, the national professional ceramic…

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Hilmas and Fahrenholtz on ultrahigh-temperature ceramics and hypersonic flight

By / April 8, 2010

Greg Hilmas and Bill Fahrenholtz, both professors at Missouri S&T, are working on developing ceramic materials that can withstand ultrahigh temperatures (1,600°C–3,000°C) that will be encountered by hypersonic planes of the future.

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Video of the week: Ultrahigh-temperature ceramics and hypersonic flight

By / March 31, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/hilmas_fahrenholtz.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/hilmas_fahrenholtz.jpg}] Greg Hilmas and Bill Fahrenholtz, both professors at Missouri S&T, are working on developing ceramic materials that can withstand ultrahigh temperatures (1,600°C–3,000°C) that will be encountered by hypersonic planes of the future. Ultrahigh-temperature ceramic materials are particularly needed on the leading edges of acute flight surfaces to withstand the intense heat…

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Missouri S&T pioneers process for tough, custom aerospace materials

By / March 5, 2010

A group out of Missouri University of Science and Technology says it has a new method for mixing metals with ceramic that will allow stronger, heat-resistant, functionally graded materials for the creation of hypersonic and other ultrahigh-temperature aerospace components. The group, led by Ming Lue, a mechanical and aerospace engineering professor at S&T, uses a…

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