Zach Cook, an honors student studying materials science and engineering in the Tickle College of Engineering, passed unexpectedly on December 30, 2019.
David Mandrus, professor of materials science and engineering, was recently named to the Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by the Web of Science Group.
Members of SLOPE handed out over 120 3D-printed coins to veterans returning from Knoxville Honor Air Flight 29.
The college hosted a camp for STEM Scouts from Lanier Elementary School and Karns Middle School, giving them exposure to engineering concepts and tools.
MSE Professor Kurt Sickafus and a group of multidisciplinary faculty and students teamed up to join . a benefit ride for the Union County Humane Society.
Tickle College of Engineering student Reece Emery participated in the Global Initiatives’ 2019 Alternative Fall Break in Okazaki, Japan.
The metallurgy discipline in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering was recently named first in the US and sixth in the world.
Mariya Zhuravleva, assistant professor of Materials Science and Engineering, was selected by the National Science Foundation for an Early CAREER Award.
“Harvesting switchgrass was definitely a different experience from what I normally do,” said Valerie Garcia-Negrón. “It made me realize how exciting and important it is to be in the field doing hands-on activities. Working with switchgrass helped our group obtain a holistic view of the project’s processing phases: harvesting plants, extracting lignin, converting lignin into carbon products, and modeling the carbon samples at the atomic- and meso-scales.”
Alumnus Jonaaron Jones is working to print the materials needed to get us off the ground with his new company Volunteer Aerospace.