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 21st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Basic research at the nation’s colleges and universities received a decrease in federal funding by 0.3 percent between FY 2011 and FY 2012, according to data from the National Science Foundation.
September 17th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Ceramic artwork is beautiful—but ceramic materials can be just as pretty to look at, particularly when they are fashioned into pieces of art in their own right.
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 25th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Last week, the Energy Department announced a $67-million funding infusion for research on nuclear energy and clean energy innovation, which, according to a DOE news release, builds on the Obama administration’s efforts to expand such innovation.
August 19th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Imprint Energy is hoping to “disrupt” the battery market for this $1 billion-and-growing industry with their flexible and rechargeable batteries that can be printed on industrial screen printers on the cheap.
August 8th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass business news of the week for August 8, 2014.
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.
August 3rd, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
NIST's AdvancedManufacturing Technology Consortia Program anticipates awarding two-year grants totaling $5.6 million during its second funding competition.