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 17th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University recently received a $7.75 million grant that will allow construction of a new Center for Advanced Ceramic Manufacturing and Education.
October 30th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers from the University of Akron (Akron, Ohio) and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) are getting closer to developing next-generation smart adhesives, thanks to clues from a specific type of spider silk.
October 20th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Eurekite, innovator of a new paper-like flexible ceramic, recently received some rather hefty start-up support from Cottonwood Technology Fund, an investment company that supports tech entrepreneurs through early and seed-stage investing.
October 2nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Today, manufacturing companies and other organizations all over the country are expected to host about 400,000 people who want a first-hand look into U.S. manufacturing. And we've provided a roundup of the latest materials manufacturing trends we've covered at CTT.
August 28th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
A team led by Brown University researchers has been awarded $4 million by the National Science Foundation to study a promising new type of solar cell—solar cells made from perovskites.
August 25th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The Center for Glass Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) organized one of the world's largest short courses focusing on glass education worldwide in São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil, this month.
August 19th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Lego Ideas, the toy company’s platform for crowd-sourced ideas for new Lego sets, has ventured into the materials science and engineering world.
July 7th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Five European institutions have come together to establish a new research center in Trenčín, Slovakia, that specializes in cutting-edge functional glass research. The project, Centre for Functional and Surface-Functionalized Glasses (FunGLASS), is based at the University of Trenčín, with participation from international groups in Germany, Italy, and Spain
June 15th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
After five years of diligent-but-quiet research, Bolt Threads has made “meaningful progress” on developing synthetic spider silk for commercial use.