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DOE projects could revive domestic rare-earth element production

By Faye Oney / October 31, 2017

A collaboration between Battelle and Rare Earth Salts is one of several DOE projects to revive rare earth production in the U.S. Researchers are working to extract rare-earth elements from coal fly ash—which could also provide a boost to the coal industry.

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Ceramic materials shape a better world—PACRIM, day 2

By Ling Fei / June 5, 2013

Joe Ryan (right) talks about his career at the Pacific Northwest National Lab during Monday’s career roundtable event for students at PACRIM. Credit: Fei; ACerS. (Editor’s note: We ran into some website compatibility issues, which delayed this post by a day. We hope to catch up with Ling’s perceptive observations of the conference today and…

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PACRIM–GOMD photoblog—receptions, plenaries, award lectures, speed mentoring, and more!

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2013

Sunday evening’s opening reception took place on a lawn with the Pacific Ocean in the background. Credit: ACerS. I am here at the PACRIM–GOMD meeting at the stunning Hotel Del Coronado on Coronado Island just outside of San Diego, Calif., along with almost 1,000 ceramic engineers and scientists from 39 countries. Over the four-and-a-half days…

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Energy, environment, and functional ceramics are theme of PACRIM 10; early bird registration ends next week!

By Eileen De Guire / April 18, 2013

The PACRIM 10 and GOMD annual meeting offer an unparalleled opportunity to network with like-minded researchers from around the globe. Here, PACRIM 8 attendee, John Mauro, from the United States, confers with Yuanzheng Yue, from Denmark. It is almost April 24th. Why, you ask, is that important? April 24th is the “Early Bird” deadline for…

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MS&T’09 Opening session talks (audio only)

By / November 14, 2009

Last week we published a video version of the panel of energy experts who spoke at the opening session of MS&T’09. There were two keynote speakers before the panel: Jeffrey Wadsworth, president and CEO of the Battelle Memorial Institute, and Steven Koonin, undersecretary for science at DOE. I had planned on posting the video of…

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MS&T’09 keynoter Jeffrey Wadsworth wins materials award

By / October 22, 2009

ACerS member Jeffrey Wadsworth has just been named the winner of the National Materials Achievement Award from the Federation of Materials Societies (of which, ACerS is a member). Wadsworth, president and CEO of Battelle Memorial Institute, will receive the award in formal ceremonies at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on Dec. 9, 2009.…

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