Category: Material Advantage Blog

Another CVD coming up

Material Advantage hosts Congressional Visits Day (CVD) each year.  CVD is set for April 14 – 15, 2015, and is open to all US-based MA students. Don’t miss this vital opportunity to emphasize the long-term importance of science, engineering and

Don’t forget about chapter travel grants for conferences!

Material Advantage Student Chapters are eligible for chapter travel grants to the three partner society conferences (MS&T, TMS’ annual meeting, and AISTech).  Total funding available is US$24,000 annually to chapters. Contact any of the Material Advantage Staff for more information!

What’s not to love about Congressional Visits Day?

Read all about Congressional Visits Day on April 7 – 8, 2014!  It was a great event.  Did you miss it this year?  Watch your newsfeed and plan to attend next year.

Grad student poster contest at MS&T’14

Are you a graduate student? Did you submit a poster abstract for MS&T’14 (to be held later this year in Pittsburgh)? The Graduate Student Poster Competition is open to any graduate student who submits a poster abstract.  The MS&T’14 call-for-papers

Inaugural UoM-IBM Scholarship

The Melbourne Materials Institute (MMI) of the University of Melbourne (UoM) and the IBM Almaden Research Lab have established a joint PhD scholarship program to support the best and brightest student to take on the projects outlined on the MMI

CVD 2014 to be held April 7 – 8, 2014

It’s time for Congressional Visits Day again, set for April 7 – 8, 2014, in Washington, DC! The CVD is an annual event that brings students to Washington to raise visibility and support for science, engineering, and technology. Don’t miss

Meet the MS&T’13 Student Contest Winners!

Registration Opens For NASA Night Rover Energy Challenge

Registration is now open for teams wishing to compete in the $1.5 million energy storage competition known as the Night Rover Challenge, sponsored by NASA and managed by Cleantech Open of Palo Alto, Calif. Registration for the competition will close

Another Successful Congressional Visits Day

Congressional Visits Day (CVD), organized each year by the Material Advantage Student Program, was held on April 10 and 11, 2013, in Washington, DC. The CVD is an annual event that brings students to Washington to raise visibility and support

Two Internships at Corning Glass

Corning Glass has two openings for materials science and engineering students with a focus on metals. See short description below: Metallurgical Engineering Internship with Corning Glass Job #171438 Required Skills: •  At least 3 years of materials engineering studies with