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MATRIC Highlights National Youth Science Camp’s 50th Anniversary

MATRIC Research Scientist Nye Clinton, Ph.D., demonstrates the reaction of isosorbide for NYSC delegates. As part of West Virginia’s Centennial celebration in 1963, supporters of science education in West Virginia envisioned a month-long summer experience for talented high school seniors from across the nation. The National Youth Science Camp was then established to [...]

MATRIC to Present Pilot Plant Safety Overview

MATRIC to Present Pilot Plant Safety Overview There are many safety considerations to account for at the pilot plant development scale, and MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center’s team has significant experience in this discipline. Attendees of the 2013 American Chemical Society Spring National Meeting in New Orleans are welcomed to the following [...]

IntelligentSimulations Awarded Highly Competitive Grant

IntelligentSimulations has received support from the National Science Foundation to further develop “AI Patient,” through a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant of $456,657. The simulation program is intended to help medical students refine listening and rapport-building skills, by interacting one-on-one with a “virtual” patient. A student asks questions and responses from the virtual [...]

MATRIC Demonstrates Innovation for Students and Educators

MATRIC Scientist Nye Clinton, Ph.D., Conducts a Lab Demonstration for National Youth Science Campers Operations at the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center are encompassed by a range of complex tasks, which require various skill sets and a solid educational foundation. Therefore MATRIC is glad to cooperate with various academic initiatives. Over the [...]

National Youth Science Campers to Visit MATRIC

The Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center recognizes the critical importance of education and the role learning plays in fostering new discoveries. On June 28, we're excited to be hosting over 100 National Youth Science Campers. Some of the nation's brightest high schoolers and international students will visit our offices and laboratories at the West [...]

Innovation is a Contact Sport

National Science Foundation Director Dr. Subra Suresh comments during the Science, Technology and Research (STaR) Symposium, at West Virginia State University. Speaking at a recent event, National Science Foundation Director Subra Suresh stressed that research investments yield returns that benefit all of society and provide a "ticket to prosperity." From a global perspective, [...]

A Current Look at Natural Gas Supplies and Drilling Techniques

New technologies have enabled an increased supply of natural gas, particularly given the vast reserves contained within the Marcellus and Utica shale formations. Doug Malcolm of the Just Beneath the Surface campaign discusses the industry's economic potential, drilling techniques, and safeguards.

Cardiff University Designates Professorship to MATRIC Scientist

Dr. Bhasin greets U.S. Senator Joe Manchin at a recent event celebrating the International Year of Chemistry Several staff members at the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center maintain close relationships within academic communities, which help both MATRIC and the respective schools. Most recently, Chief Scientific Adviser Madan Bhasin, Ph.D., was designated honorary [...]

MATRIC Forms Education Partnership with The Challenge Program

MATRIC CEO Keith Pauley prepares to address students at G.W. High School as The Challenge Program's Mary Dreliszak discusses the importance of attendance. In our fields of expertise, knowledge of science, mathematics and technology is necessary. Developing these skill sets require education, the critical component that facilitates informed experimentation and discovery. With this [...]