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Army R&D Center Partners with Universities on Graphene Research

University's Center for Graphene Research and Innovation to create testing facility for emerging applications

VICKSBURG, Miss. – Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center have started working with multiple applications for graphene, from graphene-infused asphalt and concrete to water filtration systems. This research has led to the development of a new initiative that brings together top research institutions and experts from the University of Mississippi, Jackson StateRead the story …

UM Helps Highlight Graphene Innovation through Conference

Mississippi-held forum showcases game-changing material

OXFORD, Miss. – Spotlighting the global graphene technology revolution, the Graphene Innovation and Research Conference is set for this month in Jackson. Discovered in 2004, graphene is a 2D form of carbon that has shown the versatility and potential to stimulate technological advancement in many industries. Taking place Nov. 19-20 at The Westin Jackson, the conference, focusing onRead the story …

UM Joins Academic Council Furthering Graphene Development

Group to explore research and commercialization of game-changing material

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has joined the Graphene Academic Council with seven other higher learning institutions around the country to help further graphene research and development. The formation of the council was announced Wednesday (May 22) in Washington, D.C., at the American Graphene Summit, which was hosted by the National Graphene Association. Joining UM, which isRead the story …

UM Establishes Center for Graphene Research and Innovation

New center to capitalize on decade of cross-disciplinary graphene and nano materials research

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has established a new center to advance translational science and engineering of graphene-based technologies. The Center for Graphene Research and Innovation was officially established Oct. 19, with approval from the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. The new center will focus on bridging the gapRead the story …

Engineering Professor’s Invention Receives MDA Grant

Dehumidification system could slash energy costs for air conditioning

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi engineering professor’s invention is part of a Mississippi Development Authority grant program that seeks to commercialize energy- and agriculture-related technologies. Chemical engineering professor Paul Scovazzo and brother Anthony Scovazzo are patent holders for a humidity control system in air conditioners that could lead to more efficient AC systemsRead the story …

UM-Grown Bacteria Conquer the Final Frontier

Microbial growth in space research being conducted aboard International Space Station

OXFORD, Miss. – Bacteria grown in a University of Mississippi laboratory are zipping around the Earth about every 90 minutes, racing roughly 250 miles above the planet aboard the International Space Station. The microbes are part of UM biologist Patrick Curtis’ research that aims to better understand how bacteria respond in weak gravity, which couldRead the story …

Influential Life of Henry Brevard Celebrated

Engineering school colleagues fondly recall alumnus's continuing impact

OXFORD, Miss. – The recent passing of Henry C. Brevard at the age of 98 marked the end of the distinguished and productive life of one of the University of Mississippi School of Engineering’s most celebrated and generous alumni. Thus far, more than 600 students since the 1991-92 school year have been able to pursueRead the story …

3D-Printing Lab Bringing New Dimension to UM Mechanical Engineering

Assistant professor Yiwei Han brings expertise in cutting-edge technology

OXFORD, Miss. – Skilled at 3D and 4D printing, Yiwei Han, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is bringing that expertise to the University of Mississippi to establish a new 3D-printing laboratory. Han’s research interests are micro/nano fabrication, additive manufacturing, advanced manufacturing and printing electronics. The mechanical engineering department is looking for a space for the lab, and heRead the story …

UM-Manufactured Materials Launched into Outer Space

Nano-reinforced materials to be tested aboard the International Space Station

OXFORD, Miss. – New nano-reinforced materials created at the University of Mississippi left the Earth Saturday morning (Nov. 2) on a journey to the International Space Station. The innovative research materials were part of a payload that blasted off from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The materials will spend a year orbiting the globe attached to the outsideRead the story …

Alexander Yakovlev Presented Outstanding Faculty Award

Electrical engineering professor recognized for excellence in teaching, research and service

For the past two years, Alexander Yakovlev has been recognized for his efforts at the University of Mississippi. First, it was the 2017 Senior Faculty Research Award. Next came the 2018 Faculty Teaching Award. Earlier this year, the electrical engineering professor received his latest recognition – the Outstanding Faculty Award. Yakovlev richly deserves the recognition,Read the story …