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A work in progress

Have you ever felt that burden
to resist from yielding
or raise that white flag?
But you always say,
“forge me another friction hill
and I’ll climb it! 141 more words


Turning waste egg shells into building material

Five materials scientists at HBCU Tuskegee University are recent recipients of a $1 million award from a National Science Foundation program designed to support the research and education capabilities of minority-serving institutions.    571 more words

Materials Engineering


Valar Morghulis was all it took to snatch my full attention to this nerdy contest. We were told that the first round of the theoretical part would contain a crossword puzzle. 500 more words


Two Apologies

I’m sorry I failed you
in countless lengths of
plastic deformation
like gold and iron
slipping a parallel universe
with systems fucked up
by defining laws… 34 more words


Nucleating Change in the Philippines Through Materials Science and Engineering: Cultivating Materials Engineers As Professionals

What is nucleation?

“Nucleation – the formation of very small (often submicroscopic) particles, or nuclei, of the new phase, which are capable of growing.[1]”

What is Materials Science and Engineering? 1,327 more words

Academe And Engineering

When Old Things are Made New Again

Steel is the foundation of the modern structure, be it buildings, airplanes, or ships.  Plain carbon steel is a simple mixture of carbon and iron in just the right proportion to provide excellent strength.   107 more words