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Data drives engineering of ceramics; workshop asks ‘how well?’

By Eileen De Guire / June 8, 2012

Steve Freiman opens a two-day workshop for about 30 participants to discuss the data needs and challenges facing the engineered ceramics and glass community. Credit: ACerS. Data. It is the lifeblood of science and engineering. Researchers and engineers use it to model, design, benchmark, evaluate, monitor and compare. But, how easy is it to find,…

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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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Workshop on improved access to ceramics property data in June

By Eileen De Guire / March 22, 2012

A June workshop is being organized to address issues relating to ceramic materials property data. Credit: Steve Freiman (along with Lynnette Madsen and John Rumble) first brought the issue of ceramic property data to the attention of the broader ACerS community last year with their article in The Bulletin, “A perspective on materials databases.” The…

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