ASM International fosters the understanding and application of metals and engineered materials and their research, design, reliable manufacture, use, and economic and social benefits. This is accomplished via a global information-sharing network of interaction among members in forums and meetings, education programs, and through publications and digital media.
The Minnesota Chapter of ASM International is located in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.
MN Chapter ASM kicks off its 2014-13 program year with a tour of St. Anthony Falls Laboratory on Wednesday, September 24th beginning at 3:30 p.m.
About St. Anthony Falls Laboratory...
The St. Anthony Falls Laboratory is an interdisciplinary research and education fa-cility for the University of Minnesota located on Hennepin Island in the Mississippi River. Founded in 1930, the laboratory began its work in hydraulic and river engi-neering as part of the Department of Civil Engineering. Most recently, the facility celebrated its grand reopening after an extensive year-long renovation project and is utilized by researchers in Civil Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Mechan-ics, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Mechanical Engineering, and Geology and Geophysics.
more info: http://www.safl.umn.edu/
About the Tour...
The laboratory facility includes multiple water research facilities for fluid dynamics research for fluid dynamics as well as biological chemistry, a wind tunnel, an out-door field research facility called the “StreamLab”, and computational modeling la-boratory. Join the Minnesota Chapter of ASM International on a tour of this unique facility.