Tag Archives: Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences

TROY Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences announces PPE, medical plastic recycling research

April 6, 2020
By Matt Clower

Troy University’s Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences is announcing new research aimed to bolster production of personal protective equipment (PPEs) for healthcare workers and create new avenues for recycling medical plastic waste.

The ongoing coronavirus crisis has put in stark focus the need for increased production of PPEs for medical professionals. Dr. Govind Menon, Director of…

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TROY receives additional $2.7 million grant for plastics recycling research

November 21, 2019
By Greg Phillips

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded Troy University a $2.7 million research grant to be used by the University’s Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences to research new methods for recycling plastics.

The four-year grant will fund instrumentation, staffing of scientists and research stipends for students.

 “The recently established Center for Materials…

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TROY’s Govind Menon addresses plastics recycling before U.S. House

May 15, 2019
By Matt Clower

It can be found along roadsides, in rivers, and accumulating in massive patches in the world’s oceans—the deluge of plastic waste cluttering the environment is a growing threat to ecosystems. 

Recycling may be a way to stem the tide, but current limits in technology and resources means plastics recycling lags far behind the amount of…

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