advanced materials

Wayne State University Professor Susil Putatunda. Wayne State photo.

Materials Advancements At Wayne State May Lead To New, Livesaving Steel

A group of researchers in Wayne State University’s College of Engineering has been working to create advanced materials with high-yield strength, fracture toughness and ductility. Their efforts have led to the development of a new material consisting of bainitic steels and austempered ductile iron that has all these characteristics, ultimately resisting fatigue that can cause fractures in materials often with catastrophic consequences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Lawrence Tech To Study Alternative Bridge Design For Five States

SOUTHFIELD — Lawrence Technological University has been awarded a three-year, $349,000 contract to evaluate alternative materials and a new approach to building highway bridges for the state transportation departments of Oregon, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2012

impact analytical

Midland’s Impact Analytical Partners With CMU For Materials Doctorate

When Impact Analytical took on a summer intern working toward her doctorate, the testing lab had no idea how well the whole thing would work out for all involved

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011

Energy Renaissance Zone Coming To Holland

Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm Friday announced state approval of a 15-year Renewable Energy Renaissance Zone in the city of Holland that will house Energetx Composites, a manufacturer of wind turbine blades using advanced materials.  […]