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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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Ideas on stage at university’s first TEDxACU

Ideas on stage at university’s first TEDxACU

By on April 17, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s first TEDx event begins this morning in Cullen Auditorium, where its “ReThink” theme features 13 speakers making short presentations of “ideas worth spreading”. Started as a conference in California 1984, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with many initiatives. At a TED conference, the world’s leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the […]

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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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