September 22nd, 2017 | by Faye Oney
The High Performance Computing for Materials Program (HPC4Mtls) brings together U.S. government research laboratories and industry to spur development of materials used in severe environments. Its goal is to quickly bring advanced energy research to market.
September 19th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Environmental concerns and decreased demand have contributed to the decline of coal as a fuel source. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is developing value-added products that may eventually revive the coal industry.
August 16th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
The U.S. Navy created a submersible hull prototype on a giant 3-D printing machine in less than one week—saving the Navy 90% in production costs. This is the first step in building a fleet of submersibles that can withstand harsh ocean conditions.
September 6th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at North Carolina State University, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have devised a new method for characterizing materials that can more accurately predict crystallographic structures.
March 27th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Hail, high winds, thunder, and lightning couldn’t rain on the parade of the 200-plus attendees at this week's St. Louis/RCD meeting. Click through for photos and a full recap.
January 13th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Last week, the White House announced a new $259-million public-private partnership in the creation of the Department of Energy’s Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), which will accelerate the transition from concept to prototype.
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.
September 5th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The recycled rubber we so readily discard—some 290 million tires each year—could someday provide electricity to our electric vehicles or store solar or wind energy.
September 3rd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 3, 2014.
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.