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WVU engineer wins third R&D 100 award

A novel modeling and optimization framework intended to support the United States energy industry developed in part by a West Virginia University engineer has received global recognition for its capabilities to address the nation’s need for clean energy reliably and efficiently.

Hota GangaRao holds a tube made from composite materials

Safer future for rail transportation of hazardous materials being developed by WVU engineers

A team of West Virginia University researchers are making railways safer by developing a Band-Aid-like protective jacket for tank cars that haul hazardous materials. The composite material, because of its superior puncture and fire resistance qualities, will prevent spills and leaks caused by accidents, ultimately protecting surrounding communities, the environment and emergency responders from disasters.