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IJAGS April issue has new leadership at helm

By Faye Oney / March 29, 2018

Have you checked out the April issue of IJAGS? This issue is the first containing content fully curated by Mario Affatigato, professor of physics at Coe College and new IJAGS editor-in-chief.

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3-D printed ceramics could provide buildings with airflow, evaporative cooling

By Faye Oney / March 27, 2018

Inspired by Arabic lace screens, a team of faculty and staff from Iowa State University’s architecture department have created a 3-D-printed ceramic façade that can be used as part of a mechanical system to control the amount of light, privacy, airflow, and cooling in a building.

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Newly formed consortium uses interdisciplinary membership, industry dialogue to advocate thermodynamic data

By April Gocha / March 6, 2018

A recently established Thermodynamics Consortium is aiming to bolster thermodynamic research by enhancing interactions, collaborations, and activities of a wide variety of scientists involved in thermodynamics research.

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US DOE earmarks $35M to solve advanced manufacturing challenges; businesses solve workforce challenges at local level

By Faye Oney / February 27, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy recently funded 24 manufacturing research projects in the amount of $35 million to solve advanced manufacturing challenges. At the local level, businesses are partnering with academia and nonprofits to solve manufacturing’s workforce challenges.

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Happy National Engineers Week! Celebrate all that engineering means to our modern world

By April Gocha / February 20, 2018

This week is National Engineers Week, a weeklong celebration of all that engineers do to make our world a better place—and it’s not hard to find engineering’s effects on our daily lives.

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ACerS Fellow continues to learn at age 100

By Faye Oney / February 19, 2018

ACerS Fellow Ralph Rose celebrated his 100th birthday in December 2017. He reflects on his life as one of hard work, family love, striving for education and the American dream, service to his community, and professional achievement.

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Air Products donates $15,000 to ensure future opportunities for ceramic and glass students

By Faye Oney / December 5, 2017

Air Products recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation and the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council. The money will go toward supporting student travel grants and the CGIF’s mission to attract talent in the ceramic and glass industry.

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Materials needs for the future—WMRIF outlines prominent trends and challenges in materials science and engineering

By April Gocha / December 1, 2017

One of the missions of the World Materials Research Institutes Forum is development and dissemination of the ten most prominent trends and challenges in materials science and engineering needed for future economic, environmental, and social needs.

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Consider supporting the future of ceramic and glass science on #GivingTuesday

By Faye Oney / November 28, 2017

#GivingTuesday is all about giving back to your community and supporting causes you care about. Consider a donation to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, which supports numerous student outreach efforts in its mission to attract and train talent in the ceramic and glass industry.

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Engineer discovers her own capabilities, develops connections through ACerS membership

By Faye Oney / November 14, 2017

Engineer Swetha Barkam quickly learned the importance of staying connected to a scientific community of her peers during grad school and beyond. Her involvement in the Global Graduate Researcher Network and President’s Council of Student Advisors enabled her to hone her leadership skills.

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