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materials science

[mə′tir·ē·əlz ‚sī·əns]
(engineering)
The study of the nature, behavior, and use of materials applied to science and technology.
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At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), materials scientist Michael F.
Now, materials scientists have quietly taken aim at one common use of that harmful substance by creating a nontoxic alloy with the potential to replace a coating containing chromium.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist Subra Suresh applies nanomeasurement techniques to living cells to learn how they react to tiny forces and how their physical form is affected by disease.
I think [the technique] opens some really exciting avenues," says Robert Geer, a materials scientist at the State University of New York at Albany.
Weber, a materials scientist at the University of California, Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley (Calif.
Rubner, a materials scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), says that his foray into fog busting was inspired by the lotus plant.
Thomas, a materials scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The Virginia researchers have developed a "material system that scores high on a lot of the requirements that a Navy vessel may need," says Christodoulou, a materials scientist who heads a nearly completed, $30 million DARPA program that has funded the Virginia experiments as well as many other U.
The simulations employed in this paper are truly state of the art," says Mark Asta, a computational materials scientist at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
The new journal is targeted to researchers, engineers, designers and students in all areas of packaging technology, including packaging scientists and engineers, food scientists and technologists, materials scientists, mechanical engineers, industrial and systems engineers, toxicologists, chemists and regulatory officers.
The Materials Research Society (MRS), Warrendale, PA, has announced its second MRS Entrepreneurship Challenge, an international competition that pairs professional materials scientists, engineers, and students with business school students to develop concepts for materials-based start-up companies.
This comprehensive reference on fluoroelastomer chemistry, processing technology and applications is written for materials scientists and engineers who need high performance products in harsh environments.

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