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Commercial aviation alternative fuels initiative taps School of Engineering lab as first in nation for screening
The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative has greenlighted the University of Dayton Heyne Energy and Appropriate Technology Lab and the University of Dayton Research Institute to be the first in the nation to prescreen alternative aviation fuels for viability to enter the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) testing program.
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Building steam
Bringing science, technology, engineering, arts and math to younger students can influence career choices
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Predicting behavior
Understanding how materials perform will help predict future behavior and lifespan.
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Seeing clearly now
A new water repellent will keep rain from pooling on aircraft canopies.
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Up and away
Advancing a number of technologies to help sustain the F-15 fleet
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A new role at UDRI
Associate Director Taylor Renner will support leadership as UDRI continues to grow.
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Beneath the surface
Ultrasound and X-ray are just some of the ways we can look below the surface of a structure without damage.
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Enabling hypersonic travel
UDRI will develop a subscale hypersonic flight-test vehicle.
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A hot topic
Advancing power, energy and thermal management for aircraft
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New lab will have wings
Researchers from the Air Force and UDRI will advance technology in a C130 at UDRI headquarters.
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Getting a head start on STEM careers
Sponsored research provides invaluable training.
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New award to support advanced structures for aerospace
$44 million award to University of Dayton Research Institute to support research in advanced structures technologies for Air Force
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