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  • Lab Research Featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

    Lab Research Featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

    The results of “Impact protection potential of mammalian hair: Testing the pugilism hypothesis of human facial hair” (Integrative Organismal Biology, 2020) were featured on the June 17th, 2020 episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
  • Undergraduate researchers win Best Presenter award at 2019 ASME IMECE

    Undergraduate researchers win Best Presenter award at 2019 ASME IMECE

    Sierra Freitas and Lauren Kochaver (REU funded undergraduate researchers) were awarded the Best Presenter award at the 2019 ASME IMECE poster competition for their poster titled, “Porous helical and Bouligand scaffolds fabricated by low strength magnetic freeze casting”
  • Ph.D. Student Tony Yin places second in TMS 2020 poster competition

    Ph.D. Student Tony Yin places second in TMS 2020 poster competition

    Current Ph.D. student Tony J. Yin placed 2nd in the Biological Materials Science Poster Session at the 2020 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition for his poster titled, “Microsphere calcium phosphate cements to improve injectability and 3D-printability of dental biomaterials”
  • Carl Fauver, B.S.’19, Selected for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Dynamics Summer School

    Carl Fauver, B.S.’19, Selected for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Dynamics Summer School

    Carl Fauver is one of two students from the U and of the 21 students selected nationally for the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Dynamics Summer School (LADSS). He will be partnered with a LANL staff member as a mentor for an intense nine-week research activity on a three-person multidisciplinary team. Fauver is a double […]
  • Naleway & Raeymaekers receive RIF Award for new Nanoindenter

    Naleway & Raeymaekers receive RIF Award for new Nanoindenter

    Mechanical engineering assistant professor, Steven Naleway (principle investigator — PI) and associate professor, Bart Raeymaekers (co-PI) received a Research Instrumentation Fund (RIF) grant from the University of Utah Office of the Vice President for Research. The grant, for $49,500, is supplemented with generous cost share from the University of Utah Manufacturing Engineering Partnership Center, the […]
  • Profs. Steven Naleway & Bart Raeymaekers receive $352K NSF Grant

    Profs. Steven Naleway & Bart Raeymaekers receive $352K NSF Grant

    Congratulations to Assistant Prof. Steven Naleway (PI) and Associate Prof. Bart Raeymaekers (co-PI) for receiving a new $352K NSF grant from the Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (MME) within CMMI division. The objective of this research is to conduct basic research on a new manufacturing process that combines freeze casting and ultrasound directed self-assembly, and the […]