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Global standards organization awards scholarship to materials science doctoral student

Jan. 14, 2019—Interdisciplinary materials science doctoral student Andrew Tonigan has been awarded a $10,000 ASTM International scholarship for his graduate studies in a field where technical standards play a crucial role. He is one of four scholarship winners. The other recipients are from the University of Alabama, McGill University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. ASTM International, formerly...

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Mood ring materials: a new way to detect damage in failing infrastructure

Nov. 22, 2016—“Mood ring materials” could play an important role in minimizing and mitigating damage to the nation’s failing infrastructure. The American Society of Civil Engineers has estimated that more than $3.6 trillion in investment is needed by 2020 to rehabilitate and modernize the nation’s failing infrastructure. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to establish a $1 trillion...

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Robert Bayuzick, chemical engineer who had experiments on space shuttle, dies

Feb. 11, 2013—Robert Bayuzick, who had experiments conducted on three separate flights of the space shuttle Columbia while he was a professor of chemical engineering and director of materials science at Vanderbilt University, died Feb. 8, 2013, in Nashville. He was 75. Bayuzick’s research was directed toward materials processing under microgravity conditions, with a particular emphasis on...

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Director of German nanosciences institute is NanoDay! keynote speaker

Oct. 16, 2012—Research seminars, poster presentations part of Oct. 24 event The director of a nanosciences institute in Dresden, Germany, is the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum Oct. 24 at Vanderbilt University. The Forum and NanoDay! activities are sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) and the Interdisciplinary...

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