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Prague ICG closes; New glass research center in Brazil—2 unis, 16 profs, 11 years, $22 M—one big impact

By Eileen De Guire / July 8, 2013

Representatives of the American Ceramic Society (led by Richard Brow) and the Chinese Ceramic Society led by Peng Shou, along with leaders from the International Commission on Glass team met for a lunch at ICG 23 in Prague, Czech Republic. The meeting was facilitated by Manoj Choudary and Fabio Nicoletti (representing ICG), to foster stronger…

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NSF to leverage Materials Genome to reduce lab-to-product timeline; announces AIR awards

By Eileen De Guire / August 1, 2011

NSF programs supporting translational research represented along the linear innovation continuum, prior to the introduction of the AIR and new I-Corps programs (circa August 2010). Credit: NSF. Serving as midwife for the research to commercial transition is a familiar role for the National Science Foundation. In an earlier post, I discussed NSF’s new I-Corps initiation,…

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ACerS Members Featured in NY Times Glass-Strength Story

By / July 13, 2009

The New York Times has discovered materials science! The newspaper recently published a nice story on the scientific advancements being made to strengthen glass for the ever expanding use of the material in architecture. The newspaper used the opening of the all-glass “Ledge” recently added for tourists to the Sears Tower in Chicago to discuss…

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