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Environmentally friendly maxi-pad could provide manufacturing business for developing countries

By Faye Oney / June 2, 2017

A University of Utah team has developed a biodegradable sanitary pad that breaks down in less than 6 months and is comfortable to wear. Made of locally-sourced materials, the pad could provide a revenue stream for developing countries.

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Lego Ideas goes nanoscale to build interest in materials science and engineering

By April Gocha / August 19, 2015

Lego Ideas, the toy company’s platform for crowd-sourced ideas for new Lego sets, has ventured into the materials science and engineering world.

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Engineering Ceramics Division

By / December 26, 2013

  Get Involved in the Engineering Ceramics Division   The purpose of the Engineering Ceramics Division of The American Ceramic Society is to stimulate interest in the development and utilization of technology that falls within the broad category termed engineering ceramics. Members accomplish this by means of meetings for the presentation and discussion of professional…

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ACerS PCSA, Ohio State team up for award-winning fair exhibit

By Jim Destefani / August 1, 2013

Students from Ohio State’s Materials Science and Engineering program and ACerS PCSA demonstrate how well space shuttle tiles (don’t) conduct heat at the Ohio State Fair. The award-winning booth highlighted materials science for young students. Credit: ACerS. Graduate students and recent alums from the Materials Science and Engineering Department at The Ohio State University (Columbus)…

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First episode of PBS/NOVA ‘Making Stuff: Stronger’ now available

By / January 20, 2011

Watch the full episode. See more NOVA. NOVA/PBS now has the first episode of the Making Stuff series online (please note that the folks at NOVA/PBS seem to still be tweaking the coding of the video, so if the video does not appear above, click here to go directly to their website) and my initial…

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Students: Graduate Excellence in Materials Science Awards

By / February 19, 2010

GEMS Awards are specifically for graduate students presenting an oral talk at MS&T’10 in Houston, TX!  Read more about them!

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MS&T’09 keynote panel on new energy opportunities

By / November 5, 2009

MS&T’09’s Opening Session featured a panel of speakers actively working in renewable energy.

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Video of the week: MS&T’09 keynote panel on new energy opportunities

By / November 4, 2009

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/mst_keynote_panel.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/mst_keynote_panel.jpg}] MS&T’09’s Opening Session featured a panel of speakers actively working in renewable energy. The panelists – who included MIT professor and A123 Systems cofounder Yet-Ming Chiang, past ACerS president and Savannah River National Lab associate director John Marra and Solar Power Industries’ Gregory Hildeman – spoke on the topic of “New…

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Self-Healing Concrete

By / May 21, 2009

This is look at Victor Li’s latest innovation: self-healing concrete. This is  a form of concrete that forms many tiny cracks when overloaded instead of a few large ones, leading to a process in which the concrete effectively “heals” itself.

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ICE-T Ceramic Engineering Program at Hocking College (Ohio)

By / April 9, 2009

This is a good example of a student-made film about a materials program. This one is about the Industrial Ceramics Engineering Technology program at the college located in southern Ohio.

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