October 17th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
NSF is banking on faster materials development through data mining with a $250,000 award to computer science professor Junzhou Huang to help design “scalable algorithms and a computational framework that can search unprecedented volumes of data detailing the complete set of genes present in numerous materials.”
September 26th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory team has developed a method that marries glass beads and 3D printing to transform your smart (or dumb) phone into a portable high-powered, high-quality microscope.
September 15th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. First up: Ceramics for Innovation and Sustainability.
September 4th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
What are lawmakers in Washington doing to ensure that manufacturing remains a focus of economic recovery and revitalization? For one, they’re backing a bipartisan bill that helps strengthen engineering programs at learning institutions across the nation to meet the growing demands—and challenges—of manufacturing in the 21st century.
August 15th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass business news of the week for August 15, 2014.
August 14th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
More than 50 students from 14 different countries gathered at L’Université de Montpellier (France) in early July for the 6th International Summer School hosted by the International Commission on Glass.
August 7th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The Energy Department is taking steps toward a more open stream of information from the lab, introducing a new web directory that increases access to any publications or data derived from research funded by the DOE.
July 14th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Given the amount of time spent talking about ways to better recruit and retain minorities and women in the STEM fields—what do “we” have to show for it? According to a new paper in BioScience, not much.
July 8th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 9, 2014.
June 27th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
The 4th Global Young Investigators Forum at ICACC is a good place to debut a career.