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Troy University partners with the National Hemp Growers Cooperative to research use of hemp fibers in developing biodegradable plastics

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, and Nick Walters, managing partner, signed the agreement Thursday on behalf of the two organizations.

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, and Nick Walters, managing partner, signed the agreement Thursday on behalf of the two organizations.

Troy University’s Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences and the National Hemp Growers Cooperative have officially joined forces to further research the development of biodegradable plastics by using hemp fibers.

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, and Nick Walters, Managing Partner of the NHGC, signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the Troy Campus Thursday morning.

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McCartha Hall demolition paves the way for a new era of research at Troy University

Demolition begins on McCartha Hall.

Demolition begins on McCartha Hall.

Demolition began on McCartha Hall Tuesday, paving the way for the new Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences on the Troy Campus Quad.

Built in 1950, McCartha originally served as the library building before being used for a number of programs over the years including the College of Education, the School of Business and, its…

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$3.5 million NIST grant will fund TROY research on PPE recycling

This marks the third grant NIST has awarded to the Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences.

This marks the third grant NIST has awarded to the Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences.

Troy University has received a $3.5 million federal grant that will fund its continued research and development of methods to recycle personal protective equipment (PPE).

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded TROY’s Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences a $3.5 million grant aimed at combating the growing problem of medical waste.

“I’d…

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

A medical professional wearing personal protective equipment. The Center for Materials and Manufacturing Science is researching new ways to make PPEs.

A medical professional wearing personal protective equipment. The Center for Materials and Manufacturing Science is researching new ways to make PPEs.

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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