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ICC7 biennial conference provides global opportunity for learning, exchanging latest ceramics, glass research

By Faye Oney / April 17, 2018

The 7th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC7) takes place June 17–21 in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. With four plenary talks and 18 symposia topics, organizers expect nearly 1,500 attendees. Register before end of day April 17 to save up to $140.

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Video: Making sense of data—Research initiative aims to bridge human–data disconnect

By April Gocha / April 4, 2018

In an effort to develop more intelligent data analysis to drive informed nanomaterials design, a unique research initiative at Lehigh University is taking the human element into account in its quest to evolve how we analyze data.

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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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Learn five factors that control suspension rheology in ACerS short course

By Faye Oney / March 16, 2018

Learn how to troubleshoot and solve suspension rheology problems in ACerS short course “Dispersion and Rheology Control for Improved Ceramic Processing” at Ceramics Expo. Register before March 29 for a special rate.

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Video: Engineering students compete in concrete toboggan race

By Faye Oney / February 28, 2018

Did you miss the Olympics this year? Today’s video features an annual concrete toboggan race, in which engineering students from across Canada (and sometimes beyond) compete to build a 350-lb. toboggan with concrete runners.

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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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Video: Engineering student creates 3D printer that extrudes chocolate

By Faye Oney / February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today’s video features an engineering student who designed a 3-D printer that makes chocolate confections. He envisions his printer as an entertainment device for weddings and other social gatherings.

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