November 20th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation has launched a new initiative—the University-Industry Network, a program that focuses on encouraging schools around the world to align more closely with industry as they continue teaching key concepts in ceramic and glass science.
November 11th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Most of us can agree robots of all levels are fascinating, but few have the knowledge and capability to actually build sophisticated machines from scratch. At least that used to be the case, thanks to a new interactive design system developed by Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University.
November 3rd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
There’s still a gender gap when it comes to women versus men in STEM-related career fields, but these super girls are helping to close it.
October 27th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
"Dream big, dream very high—without dreams, little will be achieved.” That’s what Susmita Bose, professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Washington State University and ACerS Fellow, tells her students when it comes to ingenuity and achieving success, according to a recent WSU article.
October 7th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
At presentations and events at MS&T15 in Columbus, Ohio, this week, a similar thread seemed to be running through this year’s conference—diversity.
September 18th, 2015 | by Eileen De Guire
I’ve been in Vienna, Austria, attending the 14th Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories (Unitecr). It’s been a great conference in a great city with interesting people working on challenging problems
September 16th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Dr. William David Kingery is still revered for his myriad contributions to the study of modern ceramics. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials science and engineering department reopened the W. David Kingery Ceramics and Glass Laboratory in April and students have been busy at work in the new space ever since.
September 2nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
If you haven’t registered for MS&T15 in Columbus, Ohio, happening Oct. 4–8, there’s still time to secure your spot. And this year’s event promises to be the best one yet, with a stellar lineup of plenary sessions, lectures, networking opportunities, and activities
September 1st, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS executive director Charlie Spahr is on location in JeJu Island, Korea and reports highlights from a successful meeting, as political and weather-related challenges abated and allowed the conference to be held as planned
August 26th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
U.K.-based heat management specialist Zircotec is helping out the Bloodhound SSC team with some special ceramic solutions that will protect the car from extreme heat that will be generated during the car's rocket-powered run.