October 19th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Local Motors, with help from Cincinnati Incorporated, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology, unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed car at September’s International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago.
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.”
October 15th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Our photoblog provides a glimpse of the action at MS&T14, including the annual awards banquet, honoring the achievements of our members in service to society and the Society, as well as some fierce ceramics competition in the exhibit hall.
October 9th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
You may not have to pine for the luxe life much longer—researchers at Switzerland’s Empa research institute are aiming to bring ceramic brakes to the masses with an option that can be installed on compact cars.
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 16th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers at Mexico's Center for Research in Advanced Materials is fabricating a thermal barrier coating, based on coal combustion byproduct fly ash, that pulls double duty to protect jet engines and reduce environmental pollutants.
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.
August 29th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
An international team of researchers recently got a rare glimpse into what happens in thermal barrier coatings as they operate—by using a custom-built furnace and some heavy-duty X-rays.
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 11th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 11, 2014.