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University Chemists Design Porous Carbon Fibers for Energy Storage

3/6/2019 6:00 AM

Graduate students Tianyu Liu (left) and Assad Khan (middle) worked with Virginia Tech professor Guoliang "Greg" Liu (right) on a project that uses block copolymers to create porous carbon fibers. Photo courtesy of Virginia Tech.

Coating for Metals Rapidly Heals over Scratches, Scrapes

3/5/2019 6:00 AM

Led by Jiaxing Huang, a materials science and engineering professor, the new coating strategy for metal can self-heal within seconds. Photo courtesy of Northwestern University.

U.S. Petroleum Group Plans Bolt Fatigue Testing Program

3/4/2019 6:00 AM

The bolt fatigue testing program will utilize a global laboratory network in the United States and Norway. Photo courtesy of DNV GL.

KC-135 Beam Replacement Expedited by Tinker Air Force Base

3/1/2019 6:00 AM

A replacement keel beam, left, created by the 553rd Commodities Maintenance Squadron at Tinker AFB is next to one of the original keel beams taken out of the KC-135 when corrosion was found. U.S. Air Force courtesy photo.

Standards Organization Creates New Corrosion Test Method

2/28/2019 6:00 AM

U.S. Air Force Installs First Metallic 3-D Printed Part on F-22

2/27/2019 6:00 AM

The metallic 3-D printed bracket alongside the aluminum part it will replace on an F-22 Raptor during repair at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Photo by R. Nial Bradshaw, U.S. Air Force.

Coating Manufacturer Unveils New Fire Protection Technology

2/26/2019 6:00 AM

The new coating was spray applied at a February 2019 live demonstration event in Houston, Texas, USA.

Special Ceramic Sensors Used to Monitor Structural Health

2/25/2019 6:00 AM

Ceramics with networked nanosheets of graphene and white graphene would have the unique ability to alter their electrical properties when strained. Illustration courtesy of Rouzbeh Shahsavari/Rice University.

Chemical Manufacturer Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

2/22/2019 6:00 AM

Infrastructure Engineering, Construction Firm Announces New President

2/21/2019 6:00 AM

Cathodic Protection Technologist Joins Texas Consulting Firm

2/20/2019 6:00 AM

Garnet Abrasives Supplier Appoints New Sales Manager

2/19/2019 6:00 AM

University Researchers Explore Cement Solidification in Space

2/18/2019 6:00 AM

A scanning electron microscope shows a 3 mm-thick sample of hydrated tricalcium-silicate, which is the main compound of ordinary Portland cement, with false-colored portlandite crystals sitting on top. Image courtesy of NASA and Penn State University (Juliana Neves and Peter Collins).

Missouri Provides Additional Funds for Bridge Repair Technology

2/15/2019 6:00 AM

Missouri S&T researchers are developing unmanned aerial vehicle technology and other tools to monitor and inspect bridges and sections of highway.

PPG Licenses U.S. Navy’s Chromium Coating Formula

2/14/2019 6:00 AM