October 4th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
There are many elements critical to today’s technology that are in danger of running out—and they’re the subject of a fascinating new BBC TV documentary called “Secrets of the Super Elements” hosted by Mark Miodownik.
February 17th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Beyond scarfing down bags of the sweet stuff, it’s the science behind chocolate that reels us in every time. So to all those materials science/chocoholics out there, you’ll want to check out this video from Johns Hopkins University about the hidden world of chocolate.
November 24th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Engineers at Michigan State University say there’s a ‘clear’ alternative to existing photovoltaic technology that can be retrofit to existing glass-covered buildings—and it's scalable.
October 27th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
"Dream big, dream very high—without dreams, little will be achieved.” That’s what Susmita Bose, professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Washington State University and ACerS Fellow, tells her students when it comes to ingenuity and achieving success, according to a recent WSU article.
October 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
That's a wrap on another successful year of Materials Science & Technology—MS&T15 closes up at the Greater Columbus Convention Center (Columbus, Ohio) today. Check out some of the highlights in our final photoblog of the action.
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.
September 29th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
New this year, ACerS will be handing out free collectible buttons at choice lectures and events at MS&T15. Collect the buttons and #PinYourACerSPride to be entered to win daily prizes!
September 16th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Dr. William David Kingery is still revered for his myriad contributions to the study of modern ceramics. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials science and engineering department reopened the W. David Kingery Ceramics and Glass Laboratory in April and students have been busy at work in the new space ever since.
September 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Google gets a metallurgist, new understanding of electronic phase separation, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 8, 2015.
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.