Tech Transfer

Tech Transfer

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 116 , Segment 6

Episode: Bonneville Salt Flats, Chile Peppers, Cycling Headphones

  • Aug 10, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 15:49 mins

Guests: Carl Sorensen, Ph.D. ,Professor of Mechanical Engineering at BYU; Tracy Nelson, Ph.D., Professor of Mechanical Engineering at BYU; Mike Alder, J.D., Director of BYU’s Technology Transfer Office.  In a society where so much is made of metal, welding is key to make the various shapes we rely on – houses, cars, and furniture. Welding is an ancient art dating back to the Bronze and Iron Ages. But there’s still room for improvement and innovation.  Today's guest for our weekly innovation segment have come up with a new welding method that creates a bond so strong the joint itself often ends up stronger than the individual pieces of metal that have been welded.

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