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Alt-E Fund offers individuals the opportunity to support clean energy

By Faye Oney / April 11, 2017

Alt-E Fund, a nonprofit organization, has a goal of generating financial support to fund research in clean energy technologies. It wants to change the way energy research is funded by “harnessing the passion of millions of citizens to vote with their wallet and provide the needed funds to enable crucial research.”

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Visualizing atoms at grain boundaries: Atom probe tomography gets into oxides

By April Gocha / May 2, 2016

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines and the University of Florida are well on their way to solving grain boundaries’ secrets—the team recently achieved unprecedented atom-by-atom visualization of the chemical composition of grain boundaries.

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The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation launches network aimed at continuing ceramic and glass education

By Stephanie Liverani / November 20, 2015

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation has launched a new initiative—the University-Industry Network, a program that focuses on encouraging schools around the world to align more closely with industry as they continue teaching key concepts in ceramic and glass science.

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New material may fuel advancement, lower cost of ceramic fuel cells

By April Gocha / July 31, 2015

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines have now propelled that continual innovation even further with their latest report on a new ceramic material and production technique that holds big promise for our fuel cell-filled futures.

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Data mining for materials made easier? Talk about 21st century gold

By Jessica McMathis / October 17, 2014

NSF is banking on faster materials development through data mining with a $250,000 award to computer science professor Junzhou Huang to help design “scalable algorithms and a computational framework that can search unprecedented volumes of data detailing the complete set of genes present in numerous materials.”

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / September 26, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for September 26, 2014.

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Brennecka to join faculty at Colorado School of Mines

By Jessica McMathis / May 27, 2014

Geoff Brennecka will join the faculty at Colorado School of Mines (CSM) on August 18 as an assistant professor at CSM’s Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics (CCAC).

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ACerS announces 2014 Distinguished Life Members, Class of Fellows

By Eileen De Guire / May 22, 2014

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) recently announced its 2014 Distinguished Life Members and Class of Fellows.

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$60 million in DOE support aimed at advancing solar technology

By Jim Destefani / November 7, 2013

The US Department of Energy last week announced awards totaling about $60 million to support innovative solar energy research and development of both solar materials to improve efficiency and so-called “soft” costs such as solar photovoltaic system design, permitting, and installation.

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New approach to ‘mining’—Extracting glassmaking raw materials from food waste—Updated

By Eileen De Guire / September 27, 2013

Colorado School of Mines researchers discovered a variety of food and agricultural wastes contain useful, extractable amounts of oxides, especially silica, and showed they can be melted into glass.

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