Stephanie Liverani, Author at The American Ceramic Society

Stephanie Liverani

JACerS celebrates 100 years of excellence in 2017

By Stephanie Liverani / November 25, 2016

It’s a centennial achievement for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society—next year it will celebrate its 100th year as a top source for ceramic materials science research, providing scientists, engineers, and students with critically assessed, original research.

Read More

NSF to hold Career Development Workshop in Ceramics at PACRIM 12

By Stephanie Liverani / November 18, 2016

PACRIM 12 will hold a career development workshop in ceramics, organized by the National Science Foundation, designed to enhance the career development next-generation ceramic materials research and education leaders.

Read More

Natural defects in 2-D materials pose new challenge for next-gen flexible electronics

By Stephanie Liverani / November 15, 2016

Researchers at Rice University recently found that 2-D semiconducting molybdenum diselenide’s tensile strength is more brittle than expected, due to the material’s inherent flaws—as small as one missing atom can crack the material under strain.

Read More

Glass professionals converge to tackle industry’s toughest challenges

By Stephanie Liverani / November 11, 2016

More than 500 attendees came together for the 77th Conference on Glass Problems in Columbus, Ohio, this week, including an unprecedented number of students.

Read More

Video: 3-D printing key to conserving rare-earth materials for high-power magnet production

By Stephanie Liverani / November 9, 2016

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory say they’ve 3-D-printed permanent magnets that can outperform bonded magnets made using traditional techniques while conserving critical rare materials in the process.

Read More

Cracking the corrosion code: Graphene coating could help mitigate glass damage

By Stephanie Liverani / November 8, 2016

Researchers from the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials at the Institute for Basic Science in South Korea say that a novel graphene coating might help solve challenges with glass corrosion.

Read More

‘DIY batteries’ made from junkyard waste could be next high-performance power source

By Stephanie Liverani / November 4, 2016

Researchers from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., used scraps steel and brass to create what they say is the world’s first steel-brass battery that can store energy at levels comparable to lead-acid batteries.

Read More

William Lee appointed president of The American Ceramic Society

By Stephanie Liverani / November 2, 2016

President Mrityunjay Singh led ACerS 118th Annual Membership Meeting last week at MS&T16 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Singh reported on Society achievements during the year and officially passed the ceramic gavel to incoming president, William Lee, who outlined his goals for the coming year.

Read More

Video: ‘Floating pixels’ create display using soundwaves and force fields

By Stephanie Liverani / November 2, 2016

Researchers at the Universities of Sussex and Bristol in the U.K. have developed a new technology that effectively turns tiny, multi-colored spheres into real-life pixels that can form into floating displays, according to a University of Sussex press release.

Read More

Battery buzz: Three trends toward safer, cleaner lithium-ion power sources for consumer electronics

By Stephanie Liverani / November 1, 2016

Lithium-ion batteries are necessary for next-generation consumer electronics to compete with market demands for longer battery life and unsurpassed power. And researchers are focusing on making these power sources safer and better for the environment.

Read More