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Great day for grad students

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UND is a busy and active place, so much so that there’s a tendency to take events such as the recent Graduate Research Achievement Day for granted.

UND researchers hit milestone in rare-earth minerals production

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Efforts by UND researchers to transform the state into a hub to produce rare earth elements (REEs) and critical minerals (CMs) continue to move forward, and the pilot production facility, located off Mill Road in Grand Forks, has begun to produce concentrated mixtures of the compounds.

Two UND researchers in a laboratory

Rare earth elements: North Dakota’s diamonds in the rough

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Two UND researchers in a laboratory

Refining REEs can boost national security while transforming North Dakota’s economy, UND researchers say It’s truly amazing that something can come from nothing. Or almost nothing — meaning a substance that scientists measure in grams can be so important to global manufacturing and the national defense of the United States. In early April, two UND […]

UND research on hypersonic vehicles picks up speed

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Hallie Chelmo, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering, and David Delene, research professor of Atmospheric Sciences, have been awarded $750,000 from the Office of Naval Research to study how ice crystals form in the atmosphere and how they impact hypersonic vehicles. Such vehicles include certain missiles, military vehicles, and spacecraft reentering earth’s atmosphere.