Day: February 5, 2014

Regional Tech Director/Metallurgist/Quality Position

EMJ Metals…looking to fill a spot in Cleveland as one of our guys that is retiring at the end of this year (he may extend into 2015 a bit). The spot is for a Regional Tech Director/Metallurgist/Quality position (we have 3 in the company). Needs to be good with customers… a masters is not necessary and we will consider right out of school (prefer 2-5 year experience, but that is not mandatory)


Joshua Pearce on Cutting Costs

NatureOn the Road

Joshua Pearce (MSE/ECE) presented “Slashing Costs with Free and Open Source Scientific Equipment,” for the 22nd International Seminar: New Architecture: The State, Civil Society and the Ethical Market, in Quito, Ecuador.

In Print

Joshua Pearce (MSE/ECE) published a short comment in Nature on “Laboratory equipment: Cut costs with open-source hardware.”

From Tech Today.

Alexandra Glover Nominated for Goldwater Scholarship

Michigan Tech Nominates Two for Goldwater Scholarships

Michigan Tech has nominated two students, Alexandra Glover and Caleb Vogt, for Goldwater scholarships.

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 in honor of former senator and 1964 presidential candidate Barry Goldwater. The scholarship is considered the premier undergraduate award for students pursuing degrees in science, math and engineering.

Glover is majoring in materials science and is conducting research under the direction of Associate Professor Joshua Pearce (MSE/ECE). Her work focuses on sustainable development, scientific instrument design and testing, and 3D printing. In particular, she is interested in developing an aluminum alloy for 3D metal printers. Glover is a coauthor on three publications and has a fourth in review.

Read more at Tech Today.

Sutter at the Transportation Research Board Meeting

TRB 2014
TRB 2014

Many faculty, staff and students of the Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI) attended the 93th Transportation Research Board (TRB) annual meeting in Washington, DC, recently.

From the Materials Science Department, Larry Sutter presented two papers “Use of Surface Sealers to Reduce Ingress of Deicing Chemicals on Portland Cement Concrete” and “Field Study of Air Content Stability in Slipform Paving Process,” the latter co-authored with Jerry Anzalone.

Read more at Tech Today.