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Fast-charging EV stations could be a reality in three years

By Faye Oney / October 26, 2018

In a collaborative effort between researchers and industry, a team is working to develop fast-charging stations for electric vehicles. Their success could lead to wider adoption of EVs in the near future.

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Video: Luminaries of The American Ceramic Society presents past-president Delbert Day

By Stephanie Liverani / September 2, 2016

Delbert Day, ACerS past-president, former Missouri University of Science and Technology professor, and cofounder of Mo-Sci Corporation (Rolla, Mo.), reflects on his long and impactful career and gives advice to those just getting started.

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Ceramic nanoparticles infiltrate metal to create lighter, stronger material

By April Gocha / January 26, 2016

Researchers at University of California Los Angeles and Missouri University of Science & Technology have developed a new super-strong yet super-lightweight metal nanocomposite—a metal that owes its surprising strength to ceramic nanoparticles.

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Ceramics Expo 2015

Ceramics Expo exhibitor spotlight: Mo-Sci Corporation

By Jessica McMathis / March 11, 2015

Over the next weeks, we’ll preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Mo-Sci Corporation.

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Video of the week: Faber introduces plenary speakers for ICC4

By Eileen De Guire / April 19, 2012

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/faber_new.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/faber_new.jpg}] We’ve been telling you about the upcoming 4th International Congress on Ceramics in Chicago and the exciting program that has been organized. One gauge of how a meeting is shaping up is to see who else is going, and some of the first to commit are always the keynote and plenary speakers.…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / September 9, 2011

Investigators at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have created strange optical effects, including corkscrew-like vortex beams, by reflecting light off a flat, nanostructured surface. Credit: Nanfang Yu, SEAS. Check ’em out: How Apple could revolutionize solar Flight time of Stalker small UAS quadrupled to 8 hours with ruggedized propane SOFC From a flat…

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Rolla hospital’s cancer institute named for ceramist Delbert Day

By / January 13, 2011

Ted Day, left, with father Delbert Day. Nice honors for a good guy! The Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo., announced yesterday that it is naming its new cancer facility the Delbert Day Cancer Institute. It helps to know that Rolla is the home of Missouri University of Science and Technology, which historically has…

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Missouri S&T geothermal energy system to replace power plant

By / November 22, 2010

Missouri University of Science and Technology plans to install a new geothermal energy system. The project is expected to reduce energy costs, as well as cut the campus’s carbon dioxide emissions. According to and Missouri S&T press release, construction of the geothermal system will take approximately five years to complete. The system is expected to…

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The next frontier? Lunar mining for rare earth elements?

By / November 16, 2010

Lunar mining may be in our not-so-distant future, as evidence of rare earth elements is clear, and China tightens its exports, increasing demand worldwide. “We know there are local concentrations of REE on the moon,” Carle Pieters, a planetary scientist in the Department of Geological Sciences at Brown University, and principal investigator for NASA’s Moon…

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Video of the week: Ceramics and ceramic engineering at Missouri S&T

By / November 4, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/mizzou_st_ceramics.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/mizzou_st_ceramics.jpg}] Although this video is a little old, the age isn’t obvious (other than a few hints in some of the captions) and it remains a great video regarding ceramics in general and provides an overview of ceramic engineering careers and the programs offered at Missouri University of Science and Technology in…

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