February 9th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Despite its material strength, concrete’s weakness is its huge carbon footprint. New methods are emerging to process wood into a high-performance structural building material that could someday take concrete’s place in buildings and beyond.
October 17th, 2017 | by April Gocha
ETH Zurich researchers have used computational modeling to design an ultrathin concrete roof for that optimizes strength while eliminating extra material and weight.
January 4th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Glass and ceramic materials are enabling technologies that make a ton of today’s tech possible, even though the materials’ role in these products is often overlooked.
November 25th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Discover the Corning plant where Gorilla Glass was born, AGC to set up solar control coating facility, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 25, 2016.
May 13th, 2016 | by April Gocha
DOE requests manufacturing proposals, industries being transformed by advanced manufacturing, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for May 13, 2016.
March 25th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Fahrenholtz takes over Materials Research Center, CoorsTek to build new R&D center, Alcoa names new company, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for March 25, 2016.
October 15th, 2014 | by April Gocha
Acoustic imaging for cracks, greener cement, DIY device printing, rediscovered ultrahigh temperature ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 15, 2014.
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.
November 6th, 2012 | by Eileen De Guire
Professor Brian Mazzeo tests acoustic-based measurement techniques in his lab. Credit: BYU. [Editor’s note: Sometimes simple is best, as this …