Articles tagged with: Materials Science and Engineering
Yanfei Gao, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, was part of an ORNL research team recognized by R&D Magazine’s annual R&D 100 Awards. The team’s invention — High-performance, high-Tc superconducting wires enabled via self-assembly of non-superconducting columnar defects — was honored as one of the 100 most technologically significant new products of 2010.
Zheng (Chori) Cao, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, won the Best Student Poster Award for her poster “Neuronal Responses to Simply Prepared Chitosan Composite Gels” at the Biomedical Science and Engineering Center 2010 Conference held at ORNL.
The research of Gajanan Bhat, professor of materials science and engineering, was mentioned in a recent issue of Forbes magazine. The article featured information on Ingeo, a biodegradable plastic produced from corn starch. Bhat’s research has proved the substance can be successfully meltblown to produce microfiber webs. Read the article.