Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
Next Generation Materials Lab

Next Generation Materials Laboratory

Basalt fiber in helical windThe Next Generation Materials Lab, under the direction of Dr. Ranji Vaidyananthan, explores the creation of new materials and reuse discarded materials to make new materials for industrial, manufacturing and other uses.

Projects include recycling waste carpet into a material that can be used in road barriers and bridges and creating an improved CNG (compressed natural gas) tank for cars and trucks. See photos and learn more about NGML research projects.


Next Generation Materials Laboratory
Helmerich Research Center

700 N. Greenwood Ave.

Tulsa, OK 74106


Dr. Ranji Vaidyananthan


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