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Building the hydrogen economy—MCARE 2013 conference underway in China

By Eileen De Guire / July 30, 2013

  George Wicks chats with China’s rising energy scientists at the MCARE 2013 opening reception. Credit: ACerS.   This year’s Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy 2013 conference is underway in Dunhuang, China. ACerS past president George Wicks is there and sent back several images from the welcome reception and opening session. Wicks and Jack…

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“The Magic of Ceramics,” plus new books on glass ceramics, composites and Ceramic Transactions volumes ready for shipping

By Eileen De Guire / October 17, 2012

If you describe yourself as a ceramic engineer or ceramic scientist, you are willing to be different, and you probably have had the experience of explaining to lay folk (like family) how the things you work on are different from the ceramic stuff the average person uses—whitewares, dishes, flower pots, etc. However, as we know,…

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Materials Challenges in Energy 2010 tutorial presentations available

By / March 4, 2010

ACerS recently conducted a wonderful “Materials Challenges in Alternative & Renewable Energy 2010” conference Feb. 21-24  in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Co-organizers Jack G. Simon and George G. Wicks, along with their advisory and technical planning committee, put together an outstanding technical program that included 160 presentations and posters, and 227 people from around the globe…

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New hydrogen economy book available

By / March 30, 2009

The American Ceramic Society has just published a book on one of the most vibrant areas of energy research and development: Materials Innovations in an Emerging Hydrogen Economy (Ceramic Transactions Volume 202), edited by George Wicks and Jack Simon. The book is a collection of new papers presented at the 2008 Materials Innovations in an…

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