Corrosion Research
Western scientists address corrosion issues

Western scientists address corrosion issues

Corrosion continues to cause major health and infrastructure problems worldwide. To bring attention to the issues, the World Corrosion Organization acknowledges April 24, 2021 as Corrosion Awareness Day.

New process can extend lifetime of metals

New process can extend lifetime of metals

Western materials engineer Hamid Abdolvand and his team discovered important factors into the deformation of metals used in automobiles and nuclear reactors, and developed new models to predict the lifetimes of these materials.

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

Western research into the developing and testing nuclear waste storage technologies was recently showcased as officials from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) paid a visit to Western for a high-level update on the progress of their work.

Professor looks to shake radiation’s ‘nasty’ reputation

The words ‘clean’ and ‘radiation’ rarely find a home in same sentence. But that’s not the case for Clara Wren. The Western Chemistry professor is working on a project she’s titled Radiation: Creative, Clean and Efficient Manufacturing Processes.