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Ceramics Expo opens with crowded expo, leadership panel

By Faye Oney / May 2, 2018

Ceramics Expo 2018 officially kicked off on Tuesday with a discussion and overview of the advanced ceramic and glass industry, challenges for research and manufacturing, and areas for future growth.

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Boron carbide for lightweight ceramic armor, and more inside August ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / July 20, 2017

The August 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about boron carbide for lightweight ceramic armor, an update on German ceramic R&D activities, and where big data meets materials science—is now available online.

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Five materials science wonders to watch in 2017

By April Gocha / January 6, 2017

Just as in 2015 and 2016, I’m going to peer into my crystal ball and make some predictions about what will be big in the materials science world in the coming year.

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Big data offers bigger potential to bolster manufacturing efficiency and productivity

By April Gocha / December 2, 2016

While big data has a familiar role in research, that’s not the only place for potential—because analysis of big data offers the ability to comprehensively assess many nuanced variables at once, it’s particularly well suited for complex processes such as manufacturing.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 8, 2015

Manufacturing leaders spill, doping thermoelectric materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 8, 2015.

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Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By / July 9, 2012

Check ’em out: New method knocks out stubborn electron problem A newly published article in Physical Review Letters eliminates one of the top unsolved theoretical problems in chemical physics as ranked by the National Research Council in 1995. Scientists now can more accurately predict the dynamic behavior of electrons in atoms and molecules in chemical…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / July 5, 2012

Some of the 8,680 Kyocera solar modules installed in the phase-one of the new Softbank Kyoto Solar Park. The park was dedicated this week to mark the start of Japan’s feed-in tariff, which is expected to double Japan’s domestic solar market in one year. Credit: Kyocera. Here is what we are hearing: Kyocera modules begin…

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Big Data getting big attention from NIST and mainstream press

By Eileen De Guire / June 8, 2012

Big Data is the subject of a NIST-NSF workshop next week, but dealing with massive data sets is an issue that extends well beyond the science and engineering world. Credit: Falko Kuester, Calit2, University of California, San Diego. Peter told us about emerging concerns at the federal level about the issues surrounding so-called “Big Data”…

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Flood of ‘big data’ announcements, awards coincide with unique federal webcast

By / March 30, 2012

Example of data visualization efforts. This shows concurrent visualization of 20 simulation runs performed by the International Panel on Climate Change using the HIPerWall (Highly Interactive Parallelized Display Wall) system. Located at the University of California, Irvine, the HIPerWall system is a facility aimed at advancing earth science modeling and visualization by providing unprecedented, high-capacity…

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