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Sr. Engineer – Characterization

Arconic Technology Center (formerly Alcoa), outside of Pittsburgh, seeks an individual to direct efficient microstructural characterization experiments. This individual should be familiar with automating the collection of data: images, EDS, and EBSD as well as post-processing via Photoshop, MatLab, and/or “R.” The position is hoped to be filled by January. …

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Materials/Metallurgical/Welding Engineer

LTK Engineering Services, railroad and rail transit industries consultants, has an immediate opening in its Ambler, PA office or Brooklyn, NY office for the position of Materials/Metallurgical/Welding Engineer. Candidates must possess broad-based knowledge of metallurgical engineering, with a strong background in welding design, specifications, and technology. See the job description …

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Hands-on materials camp engages young, aspiring minds

Crystal growing, 3D printing, and explosive demonstrations with thermite — a pyrotechnic substance — were all on the agenda for 16 students from local high schools during Materials Camp at Lehigh last week. The camps, sponsored by ASM International, are offered each summer on several college campuses throughout the country …

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SunShot grant powers solar energy research

Nicholas Strandwitz has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, a national effort to support the use of solar electricity through cost reduction. “SunShot aims to make solar energy a low-cost electricity source through research and development efforts using public and private partnerships,” explained Strandwitz. …

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Materials Characterization Technician

The Measurement Science Group at United Technologies Research Center in East Hartford, CT has an opening for a research technician to work in their Materials Characterization laboratories.  An AS or BS degree in chemistry or materials science/engineering is required with 7 years of experience preferred. See the job description for complete …

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Producing pure hydrogen efficiently

Chris Kiely and an international team have developed a new low-temperature catalyst for producing high-purity hydrogen gas while simultaneously using up carbon monoxide (CO). The discovery, described in a paper in the journal Science, could improve the performance of fuel cells that run on hydrogen fuel but can be poisoned …

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Jain awarded glass science lecture award

Himanshu Jain was awarded the 2017 Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Science Lecture from the Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS). The award was presented in May at the 12th Pacific Rim Conference on Glasses and Ceramics, along with the ACerS Glass and …

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Analytical Chemist

Company in Burlington, NJ seeks an analytical chemist to conduct research and development work for new compounds in new product development as well as upgrades to current compounds for use by customers. Degree in chemistry and B.S. and/or M.S. relative to polymer chemistry required. Relocation compensation offered. See the job description …

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