Lisa McDonald

Ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 22, 2020

By Lisa McDonald / June 22, 2020

PRCO America to build refractory plant in Kentucky, Enphase Energy partners with Excel Power to deliver solar projects in Australia, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 22, 2020.

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Video: Brick trends of 2020

By Lisa McDonald / June 17, 2020

Though fiber cement is gaining ground, brick continues to be a popular material for exterior house walls. The Brick Industry Association put together a video highlighting some of the brick trends for 2020 in home and commercial exteriors and interiors.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / June 17, 2020

Self-healing bone cement, moiré patterns beyond 2D materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 17, 2020.

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Light is the new heat—ultrafast heating system using photon energy

By Lisa McDonald / June 16, 2020

The idea of harnessing photons rather than electricity to produce heat has gained increasing attention in recent years. In a new research brief, ACerS Fellow Akio Ikesue and colleagues describe a photonic heating system based on transparent yttria alumina garnet ceramics.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 15, 2020

By Lisa McDonald / June 15, 2020

German Research Foundation approves new materials sciences research center, SiO2 Materials Science accelerates scale-up of primary packaging platform for vaccines, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 15, 2020.

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Video: Bake a pizza in record time

By Lisa McDonald / June 10, 2020

What happens when a company specializing in industrial heating technologies teams up with a seasoned pizzaiolo? You get a Neapolitan pizza cooked in record time! Find out how Kanthal engineers created the fast-baking electric oven.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / June 10, 2020

New forms of feldspars, the nature of glass-forming liquids, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 10, 2020.

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ACerS announces 2020 Class of Fellows

By Lisa McDonald / June 8, 2020

The American Ceramic Society will elevate 23 members to Fellow Status this year. The awards will be presented at the Society’s Annual Honor and Awards banquet at MS&T20 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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ACerS announces 2020 Distinguished Life Members

By Lisa McDonald / June 8, 2020

The American Ceramic Society will award three members the honor of the organization’s 2020 Distinguished Life Members: Richard Brow, Alexandra Navrotsky, and Mrityunjay Singh.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 8, 2020

By Lisa McDonald / June 8, 2020

Yageo secures syndicated loan to acquire American rival, Glass International webinars, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 8, 2020.

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