Welcome our Newest Member, Eaton

Eaton has officially become a member of the MDS-Rely community! They look forward to supporting our efforts in advancing material data science to aid their commitment to sustainability and improvement of intelligent power management. 
Read their official announcement here!…

New Senior Design Projects

We’re excited to announce the following senior design projects for Spring 2024 with our members. If you are a member with a design problem in mind and interested in having our undergraduate students work on them, we are creating senior design projects for this Fall now. …

Congratulations to Bill Sharpe on his Retirement!

Congratulations to Bill Sharpe on his retirement this month after an impressive 48 years and 8 months of service with the Department for the Army.  For the majority of his career, Bill was a munitions production metallurgist before he transitioned into a technology scout / project facilitator for the last 15 years.…

New Center Projects

Congratulations to our new Member projects. And thanks to our members for voting. The following four projects will be starting in 2024.   

1. Predictive Framework to Indicate the Age of Plastics for Proper Recycling

Profs. Metin Karayilan, Divida Mathur, and Sanmukh Kuppannagari


MDS-Rely Students Win Top Conference Awards

Congratulations to Dan Rakowsky (pictured left), a senior biomedical engineering major, for securing first place in the Best Student Paper Competition for his poster,  “Effects of Aerosol Jet Printing Parameters on the Fabrication of Flexible Circuits”. 

Another congratulation to Sylvie Crowell, a master’s student in material science and engineering, who took the top spot in the Physical Sciences Poster Section at the 65th Annual May Conference in the Microscopy Society of Northeastern Ohio.…

Get to Know our Industry Advisory Board (IAB) President Dr. Dale Ashby

Dale M. Ashby, D. Eng. | Group Vice President | Technology & Innovation Engineered Materials Group

Dale M. Ashby is Group Vice President, Technology & Innovation for the Engineered Materials Group of Parker Hannifin Corporation headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.  His responsibilities include directing technology transfer across the global footprint of the Engineered Materials Group locations as well as serving as the key technology representative for advanced technology research.…

Parker Hannifin Corporation

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies and systems. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. The company’s engineering expertise spans the core motion and control technologies – electromechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic, fluid and gas handling, filtration, engineered materials, climate control, process control and aerospace.…