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W. David Kingery’s legacy in ceramics lives on in MIT ceramics and glass lab

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.

Electronics fight club: Can gallium nitride sock it to silicon?

August 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD

MIT spinout company Cambridge Electronics Inc. is helping gallium nitride get into the center ring with its recent announcement of “a line of GaN transistors and power electronic circuits that promise to cut energy usage in data centers, electric cars, and consumer devices by 10 to 20 percent worldwide by 2025,” according to an MIT News article.

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