Materials Science

  • Vanderbilt University

    Global standards organization awards scholarship to materials science doctoral student

    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… Read More

    Jan. 14, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    “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… Read More

    Nov. 22, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    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. Robert Bayuzick Bayuzick’s research was directed toward materials processing under… Read More

    Feb. 11, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Director of German nanosciences institute is NanoDay! keynote speaker

    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… Read More

    Oct. 16, 2012