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A new spin on additive manufacturing: Rotational 3-D printing controls fiber orientation to print stronger functional composites

By April Gocha / January 18, 2018

Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a novel 3-D printing technique that adds another dimension of control to additively manufactured composites—local microstructural control.

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Open-access article highlights role of ceramics and glass to meet society grand challenges

By Eileen De Guire / August 25, 2017

An open-access article in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society reports on the findings of a September 2016 NSF-sponsored workshop on the role of ceramic and glass science research in meeting society’s grand challenges.

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3-D-printed ceramic foams build tailored cellular structures with dual-level porosity

By April Gocha / March 2, 2017

Researchers at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have devised a procedure for fabricating ceramic foams that can be used to 3-D print cellular materials that combine both microscale and macroscale porosity.

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So long Salt Lake! MS&T16 wraps and looks ahead to Pittsburgh in 2017

By Eileen De Guire / October 28, 2016

MS&T16 ended yesterday, bringing to a close the annual flagship event in materials science and engineering.

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Final report from ACerS-endorsed Diversity Summit now available online

By Jessica McMathis / April 20, 2015

A final report and toolkit from the 2014 Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions (DMMM1) summit is now available.

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Voxel8 introduces the world’s first 3-D electronics printer

By April Gocha / March 6, 2015

Jennifer Lewis’s Harvard-based research group is the first to develop and market a 3-D printer that can incorporate conductive inks and plastics into 3-D printed electronics through their spinoff company, Voxel8.

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Baking soda dons silicone cape, mops up carbon dioxide in attempt to save planet

By April Gocha / February 13, 2015

A team of scientists at Harvard University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have devised microencapsulated sorbent materials to capture carbon dioxide from flue gas cheaper, safer, and more efficiently than current methods.

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Actionable strategies for increased diversity, inclusion in scientific community priority one at July summit

By Jessica McMathis / June 24, 2014

Be a part of the conversation about diversity and inclusion by attending the TMS Summit on Creating and Sustaining Diversity in the Minerals, Metals and Materials Professions 1 (DMMM1), July 29–31, at the National Academy of Sciences Building.

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World Academy of Ceramics elects 13 ACerS members to new class of Academicians

By Eileen De Guire / September 6, 2013

The Italy-based World Academy of Ceramics has selected its 15th class of Professional Members of the Academy in its biennial election, including ACerS immediate past president George Wicks and 12 other ACerS members.

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3D printing of microbatteries

By Jim Destefani / June 21, 2013

Micro Li-ion battery (SEM view above) is manufactured using 3D printing to deposit anode and cathode materials (red and purple, respectively) on gold contacts. The stack is then encased and electrolyte solution is added. Credit: Ke Sun, Bok Yeop Ahn, Jennifer Lewis, Shen J. Dillon Researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and…

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