News: Student Achievements

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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Student Team Wins BMEidea Design Award

July 1, 2008

A team of undergraduates advised by Prof. Hai-Quan Mao won first place in the BMEidea 2007 Competition sponsored by the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance for their work on “Rotavirus Vaccination via Oral Thin Film Delivery.”

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