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Howard Katz Opens ICMAT 2009 Conference

July 20, 2009

Professor Howard E. Katz, Chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), had the honor of joining in the opening of the 2009 International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies in Singapore in June.

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What Really Sank the Titanic?

September 19, 2008

Jennifer Hooper McCarty, an alumnae of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has published a new book describing her studies of the microstructure and mechanical properties of the rivets used on HMS Titanic, and the role that substandard rivets may have played in the disaster.

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Peter Searson

Peter Searson Named To Endowed Professorship

September 10, 2008

Peter Searson, professor of Materials Science and Engineering and the director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology, has been named the inaugural Joseph R. and Lynn C. Reynolds Professor in the Whiting School of Engineering.

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