HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
UniStates, Tufts University collaborate on new technology

Team develops breakthroughs for autos, planes to be lighter, tougher, roomier

Medford, Mass. -- Cars and planes will be lighter, tougher and roomier in a few years thanks to a breakthrough technology announced today at an international gathering of automotive industry experts in California. UniStates Technology Corporation and Tufts University are collaborating to apply this technology to make lightweight materials used in everything from cars and planes to roads and bridges.

"I am happy to be working with the talented engineers at Tufts University," said Charles R. Owens, chairman of UniStates. "Together we plan to work with private industry and government to make consumer and industrial products nearly twice as strong and half as heavy."

Owens, who invented this Reflexive Materials Technology ™ (RMT), will explain how the new technology will help improve fuel efficiency, and enhance safety and comfort at the 45th International Society for the Advancement of

Materials and Process Engineering Symposium and Exhibition in Long Beach, Calif.

"What is so important about RMT technology is way it uses distributed porosity to re-organize the internal geometry of structures to make them lighter and stronger without changing their shapes," said Tufts University's Charalabos C. Doumanidis, associate professor of mechanical engineering. "It can be used on just about any material, product, and structure to benefit other industries like biomedical devices and construction."

Owens will also describe techniques for enhancing performance using RMT distributed porosity ™ to make lightweight materials, products, and structures. The RMT research and development will be carried out at Tufts University's Medford laboratories under the direction of Doumanidis. There, engineering faculty and students will create primarily metals and plastics materials using RMT for industry and government testing and eval
'"/>

Contact: Christen Graham
christen.graham@tufts.edu
617-627-5906
Tufts University
24-May-2000


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Tufts University establishes $4 million dollar tissue engineering resource center
2. Study by Tufts biologist provides window into progression of some degenerative diseases
3. Tufts researchers identify a novel target for cancer therapy
4. Tufts University groundbreaking research on caterpillar locomotion
5. Research news from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy: February 2004
6. Highlights of Tufts University nutrition research: January 2004
7. Tufts University wins $25-million NIH contract
8. Tufts scientist named one of worlds 100 top young innovators by Technology Review Magazine
9. Tufts University bioengineers discover secret of spider, silkworm fiber strength
10. Tufts researchers find new cost-effective catalyst for hydrogen production for fuel cells
11. Tufts University biologists unveil more mysteries of fireflies flash

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/26/2020)... , ... August 25, 2020 , ... Modality Solutions, ... Inc. magazine’s 2020 annual Inc. 5000 list. The list is the most prestigious ranking ... 2019 as well, and for this year’s list, reported three-year revenue growth of 71 ...
(Date:8/21/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 20, 2020 , ... ... that Hassan Movahhed , a Clinical Operations executive with expertise in clinical ... has joined the firm as an Expert Consultant. Throughout his career, Mr. Movahhed ...
(Date:8/5/2020)... Fla. (PRWEB) , ... August 05, 2020 , ... Regenative ... cover two new innovations, CoreText™ and ProText™, making them the first Wharton’s jelly allografts ... defect using a syringe. The company’s solutions are the first Wharton’s jelly allograft product ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:8/12/2020)... ... August 11, 2020 , ... ... available for free its new white paper – Simulated Transport Methodologies. Regulatory ... today’s biologics licensing application (BLA). In response, Modality Solutions shares an explanation ...
(Date:8/7/2020)... ... 06, 2020 , ... VGXI, a highly regarded CDMO supporting ... purchase of greenfield for a new, expanded manufacturing facility. The site is located ... the initial acquisition, with an option to purchase an additional 21 acres for ...
(Date:8/3/2020)... ... ... Introducing Ardent Animal Health – MediVet Biologics rebrands company and positions its platform ... Biologics since its formation in 2016, the company is relaunching itself under the Ardent ... its base of innovative therapies for osteoarthritis and cancer. , ...
(Date:7/31/2020)... ... July 29, 2020 , ... G-CON Manufacturing, ... its new tagline, “BUILDING FOR LIFE.” The adoption of this taglines comes at ... requiring fast track capacity to provide patients with urgently needed vaccines and other ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: