Day: March 18, 2013

Drelich Group on Zinc in Bioabsorbable Stents

Advanced Materials
Advanced Materials

Patrick K. Bowen, PhD candidate, and Professor Jaroslaw Drelich (MSE) and Associate Professor Jeremy Goldman (Bio Med) have written “Zinc Exhibits Ideal Physiological Corrosion Behavior for Bioabsorbable Stents” in Advanced Materials, published online in Early View, to appear in a future in-print issue.

From Tech Today.

New Funding

PI Patrick Bowen (MSE) and Co-Pi Jaroslaw Drelich (MSE) have received $52,000 for a two-year research grant on “Development of Novel Zinc-Based Bioabsorbable Stents for the Treatment of Vascular Stenoses,” from the American Heart Association.

From Tech Today.

Two Internships at Corning Glass

Corning Glass has two openings for materials science and engineering students with a focus in metals.

Metallurgical Engineering Internship with Corning Glass
Job #171438
Required Skills:
At least 3 years of materials engineering studies with a metals emphasis. (More specifically, physical or mechanical metallurgy). More than one metallurgy course must have been completed with a grade of ‘B’ or higher.
Experience/exposure to Platinum, high temperature alloys and/or super alloys is a plus
Technical curiosity
Hands on laboratory and mechanical abilities
Good documentation and analysis skills
Computer skills such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint Presentation, etc.
Corning is looking for a Junior level of BS or higher. MS or PhD level preferred. If interested, apply now.