October 21st, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Materials Science and Technology 2016 kicks off Sunday in Salt Lake City, Utah. And because we’re a group of science-and-tech-minded individuals, I’ve compiled a list of a few scientific attractions to catch in between MS&T activities next week.
September 30th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Due to recent events that happened in Turkey, the 15th Conference & Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society (ECerS 2017) will be held July 9–13 in Budapest, Hungary, instead of Istanbul
September 2nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Delbert Day, ACerS past-president, former Missouri University of Science and Technology professor, and cofounder of Mo-Sci Corporation (Rolla, Mo.), reflects on his long and impactful career and gives advice to those just getting started.
August 31st, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The 8th International Commission on Glass Summer School program took place in July in Montpellier, France, and it drew a strong turnout—36 participants from 10 countries gathered for the program’s intensive glass course.
August 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Your favorite plastic minibricks may be embarking on an out-of-this-world journey with a new concept set that celebrates that accomplishments of women in space.
July 20th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS Cements Division held a successful meeting July 10–13 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The 7th Advances in Cement-Based Materials conference brought together 113 academics, students, and cements professionals from around the globe.
July 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The Pittsburgh Section of The American Ceramic Society was one of several engineering organizations that sponsored the Annual National Engineers Week Future City Competition, where students are charged with envisioning a future city through digital and desktop modeling.
April 22nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE) was held April 18–21 in Clearwater, Fla., and drew nearly 200 materials scientists, researchers, and engineers from 30 countries. And everyone seems to agree that sustainable solutions for efficient energy harvesting and storage across all industries is the ultimate goal.
February 16th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Thomson Reuters and AAAS recently honored a long list of highly-cited materials scientists and Mark Miodownik, respectively, for their impactful contributions to science and society.
February 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Hindsight is 20/20, so we asked ceramic and glass experts to proffer their best advice. While they’re leaders, advisors, and role models now, they started somewhere. So listen up—their advice might help you in your own quest for success.