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ACU NEXT Lab receives patent for innovative tool to monitor molten salt flow

ACU NEXT Lab receives patent for innovative tool to monitor molten salt flow

By on September 8, 2020 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments

 Abilene Christian University’s Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Laboratory, or NEXT Lab, has taken another step toward the reality of a molten salt research reactor with the approval of its first patent. The U.S. Patent and Trademark office awarded ACU the patent for a high-temperature flow meter Aug. 5, 2020, after a three-year process of developing […]

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VIA coverage includes a look back at Bennett

VIA coverage includes a look back at Bennett

By on September 19, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Since 1930, one of the workhouse buildings on the Abilene Christian University campus has been Bennett Gymnasium, which is receiving new life this year as the future home of laboratories for the Department of Engineering and Physics. Paul Anthony (’04), ACU’s advancement communication coordinator, described the transformation in our new Spring-Summer issue as “trading in […]

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10 Questions with Dr. Charles Ivey

10 Questions with Dr. Charles Ivey

By on March 19, 2014 in Alumni News, Series with 7 Comments

One of those with a keen interest in this week’s physics conference hosted by Abilene Christian University is Dr. Charles Ivey (’65), professor and chair of ACU’s Department of Physics from 1969-81. He built a program of distinction in physics at Abilene Christian by hiring talented faculty members and securing grants that helped provide research opportunities for […]

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