Advanced Materials

There is a growing area of engineering blueliquidthat focuses
on “materials by design:” materials created with
specific characteristics in mind. Often sounding
like products out of science fiction, these materials stretch the limits of the imagination.

A nine-county region of the Mississippi Gulf Coast
has the elements placing it on the leading edge of
the world in this field. Perhaps most importantly,
it is home to the University of Southern Mississippi
which is internationally recognized for its research on high-performance materials. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is home to shipbuilders who use advanced materials to make the next generation of stealthy warships; and it’s where you’ll find an array of aerospace companies – including those making futuristic robot aircrafts – that are always looking for the latest materials.”

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Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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