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MCARE 2016 wrap-up: Sustainable, safe, efficient energy harvesting and storage solutions a top materials challenge

By Stephanie Liverani / April 22, 2016

Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE) was held April 18–21 in Clearwater, Fla., and drew nearly 200 materials scientists, researchers, and engineers from 30 countries. And everyone seems to agree that sustainable solutions for efficient energy harvesting and storage across all industries is the ultimate goal.

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EMA 2016 delivers a buzz by connecting leaders and ideas in electronic materials

By April Gocha / January 22, 2016

The 2016 edition of Electronic Materials and Applications—the meeting’s seventh annual installment—took place this week in sunny Orlando, Fla.

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A brief history of ICACC with Jim McCauley, meeting cofounder and ACerS past president

By Stephanie Liverani / December 18, 2015

To honor the 40-year milestone of ICACC, Jim McCauley—ICACC cofounder and ACerS past president—gives us a brief history of the meeting and how it became the go-to international event for engineering ceramics.

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Sylvia Johnson to provide new perspectives on thermal protection systems at ICACC’16

By April Gocha / December 14, 2015

The upcoming ICACC’16, Jan, 24–29, 2016, also has in store a special celebration to commemorate the meeting’s 40th anniversary. The 40th Jubilee celebration will include special events, a commemorative book, and even a unique symposium featuring top experts in engineered ceramics.

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Student workshop to provide top-level yet affordable guiding light for professional development

By April Gocha / December 11, 2015

Students and young professionals from around the world are encouraged to attend ACerS Winter Workshop, Jan. 22–25, 2016, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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Why you need to be at ICACC’16

By Stephanie Liverani / November 6, 2015

There are so many reasons to attend the 40th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites Jan. 24–29, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Fla. Check out what people are saying about why they love this conference.

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Florida’s tallest lighthouse stacks up ceramics and shines through glass just minutes away from Daytona Beach

By April Gocha / November 3, 2015

The ICACC’16 conference venue will be teeming with the latest research on advanced ceramics and composites—but there’s plenty more to learn about ceramic and glass materials beyond Daytona Beach.

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Companies in these five states account for half of all business R&D performed in the US

By Jessica McMathis / November 4, 2014

New data from the National Science Foundation shows that the $239 billion of R&D performed by U.S. businesses is highly concentrated by state and metropolitan area.

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Forget Louie the Lightning Bug (just this once)—Electronics and water make the perfect pair at EMA’15

By April Gocha / June 10, 2014

While it’s generally not a good idea to keep electronics away from water, there’s an exception to every rule. In this case, it’s water and electronics, which will mix surprisingly well next January 21–23 at Electronic Materials and Applications 2015 in SeaWorld Orlando, Fla.

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