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Marija Kosec mourned

By / January 14, 2013

Marija Kosec, from lecture, “Towards small size ferroelectrics” (click on image to watch). I have received several inquiries about the possible death of Marija Kosec. Unfortunately, Kosec indeed died in late December although its unclear if the exact date was Dec. 23 or 24, 2012. In an obituary I posted about Kosec on ACerS’ main website last…

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Making entrepreneurship successful. 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track at ICC4

By Eileen De Guire / June 12, 2012

[flash mode=1 f={image=}] Kathy Faber, president of the 4th International Congress on Ceramics, talks about the 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track, which focuses on the unique issues entrepreneurs face. Credit: ACerS. My friend Garry is a successful entrepreneur. “I couldn’t see how it could fail,” he once told me, then paused and added, “Of…

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Entrepreneurship and technology transfer focus of ICC4 and 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track

By Eileen De Guire / February 23, 2012

Rod Lanthorne, Kyocera, Joel Moskowitz, Ceradyne, and David Morse, Corning address “Emerging Business and Technology Opportunities” at the 1st Ceramic Leadership Summit in 2010. Credit: ACerS. Most of the meetings we organize here at ACerS have a strong technical slant, as they should. But, eventually, science and technology need to leave the lab and find…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / September 27, 2011

Check ’em out: Profile of the Department for Nanostructured Materials at the Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia): An evolution of a ceramics department Study indicates that titanium oxide nanoparticles cause brain damage in fish Molycorp falls as JPMorgan cuts rating on rare-earth decline Researchers develop new class of energy-storage device – a “surface-mediated cell” – that has…

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