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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 16, 2016

Graphene-wrapped nanocrystals power fuel cells, ceramics convert wasted heat to electricity, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 16, 2016.

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Epic snowstorm only part of the story at 40th ICACC in Daytona Beach this week

By Eileen De Guire / January 29, 2016

The 40th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites opened with a reception last Sunday, and nearly all conversations began with a version of “Did the storm affect your travels to Daytona Beach?”

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Alfred University secures $7.75M investment to build advanced ceramic manufacturing center

By April Gocha / November 17, 2015

The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University recently received a $7.75 million grant that will allow construction of a new Center for Advanced Ceramic Manufacturing and Education.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / October 8, 2012

We are at MS&T this week and a little busier than usual. We hope to bring back lots of news and information to tell you about. Meanwhile, here are a few items of interest. Participating in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Alfred University’s Center for High-Temperature Characterization Friday afternoon were, from left, Ralph Truitt, division vice…

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News roundup

By Eileen De Guire / June 19, 2012

Lots happening in our world … Alfred University researchers work with WNY companies on thermoelectric devices Alfred University is working with TAM Ceramics of Niagara Falls and ENrG Inc. of Buffalo to develop ceramic oxide thermoelectric devices (TEG) that could lead to more fuel-efficient cars. Because these thermoelectric devices convert waste heat to usable electricity,…

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Alfred to lend ceramic electrolyte and glass expertise to GE Global Research battery project

By / May 1, 2012

GE locomotive battery. Credit: GE Global Research. Once again, Alfred University is in the news for working with a corporate partner under the auspices of a New York State technology initiative. School officials have just announced that the university and General Electric have signed a contract to develop a new generation of sodium metal halide…

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Alfred U.’s Inamori Kyocera Museum of Fine Ceramics to be dedicated May 10

By / May 5, 2011

Getting a sneak preview of the displays at the soon-to-be dedicated Inamori Kyocera Museum of Fine Ceramics are Kate Wilkins and Susan Kowalczyk. Credit: Alfred Univ. Recently I’ve covered a few stories related to exhibitions on technical ceramics (e.g., here and here), but these have been about exhibits that are part of much larger ceramic…

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Alfred U. to target leadership development with new E-LEAD scholarships for engineering students

By / March 31, 2011

Alfred University High Temp Lab. Credit: Rick McLay; Alfred Univ. Using $570,000 in NSF seed money, Alfred University’s Inamori School of Engineering and the school’s Division of Student Affairs are launching an innovative leadership program for engineering students. The program, called Engineering Leadership Education and Development, will begin as a five-year program to identify and work with…

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Ceramic Leadership Summit: Students see it as ‘exciting departure from norm’

By David Shahin and Chris Dosch / June 30, 2010

For two students who are used to attending technical conferences like MS&T and ICACC, the experience at the first Ceramic Leadership Summit was an exciting departure from the conference norm. The Summit, held June 21-22, 2010 in Baltimore, Md., replaced the typical research presentation sessions with content that was far more global in its perspective.…

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Doreen Edwards: Ceramic and Materials Education at Alfred University

By / June 24, 2009

Doreen Edwards, the associated dean of engineering at Alfred University, discusses the state of ceramics and material science higher education at Alfred and the trends she sees unfolding in universities across the United States.

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