August 19th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The September issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring ACerS 2016 awardees, an update to the Materials Genome Initiative, designing unique combination furnaces, and a novel flash spark plasma sintering process—is now available online.
August 2nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Last weekend’s Innovations in Biomedical Materials conference in Chicago, Ill., brought together around 100 scientists, medical professionals, and biomedical technology manufacturers and marketers to discuss the latest findings on new materials for biomedical applications, with a focus on cross-pollination to develop emerging technologies into marketable biomedical products.
March 8th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
A new Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) program funded by the National Science Foundation made its first awards to Penn State University and Cornell University to significantly accelerate materials research and development.
January 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The 2016 edition of Electronic Materials and Applications—the meeting’s seventh annual installment—took place this week in sunny Orlando, Fla.
June 17th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Engineers at the University at Buffalo in New York have developed a Slinky-shaped metamaterial hyperlens that overcomes the diffraction limit so scientists can see even the tiniest objects at a resolution sharper than ever before.
June 3rd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA and NIST recently joined forces to establish MaterialsLab, a new data-ridden initiative aimed to accelerate “materials development and make new discoveries using data from the hundreds of investigations on the International Space Station,” according to a NASA news release.
February 4th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
ACerS member James Rondinelli, a materials science and engineering professor at Northwestern University, and his research group are studying how to adjust the electronic band gap in complex oxides by simply adjusting a material’s properties, rather than its overall composition.
December 26th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Linde and Sandia team up for hydrogen fueling network, US manufacturing gets funding and initiatives, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 26, 2014.
July 10th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Three years out from the launch of the Materials Genome Initiative, things are looking pretty bright thanks to millions of dollars in funding from the White House to propel advancements in advanced materials and spur American manufacturing.
July 1st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently announced the launch of the Institute for Functional Imaging of Materials, which will unite experts in imaging instrumentation, fundamentals in physical and chemical imaging processes, and data analytics.