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Four ACerS members named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

By Eileen De Guire / December 19, 2016

The National Academy of Inventors named Delbert Day, Richard Riman, Mrityunjay Singh, and Anil Virkar to the 2016 Class of Fellows. They will be inducted at a ceremony in April 2017 in Boston, Mass.

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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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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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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 3, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 3, 2014.

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St. Louis/RCD symposium celebrated golden anniversary milestone

By Eileen De Guire / March 28, 2014

A recap from the St. Louis Section/Refractory Ceramics Division meeting that took place this week (March 26–27, 2014) highlights top-notch technical presentations on refractory binding systems and two milestone anniversaries.

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Glass scaffolds help heal bone

By Jim Destefani / August 6, 2013

Porous, robocast glass scaffolds produced by scientists at Missouri University of Science and Technology not only bear significant weight but have been shown to promote bone ingrowth. Credit: B.A. Rupert/MS&T. Invention of the original 45S5 Bioglass in the late 1960s marked a watershed moment in the history of biomedical engineering. The material’s ability to bond…

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Steel metallurgist and MS&T professor Kent Peaslee dies

By Eileen De Guire / June 3, 2013

Kent Peaslee, 1956–2013 The materials science community is interdependent, so the ceramics community shares the sorrow of the steel industry on hearing of the untimely death of Kent Peaslee, a steel metallurgy professor at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Peaslee died May 17 at the age of 56. Peaslee was 2012-2013 president of…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / May 21, 2013

Interdisciplinary team demonstrates superconducting qualities of topological insulators Topological insulators (TIs) are an exciting new type of material that on their surface carry electric current, but within their bulk, act as insulators. Since the discovery of TIs about a decade ago, their unique characteristics (which point to potential applications in quantum computing) have been explored…

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Adding up—NAMII announces first additive manufacturing R&D awards

By Eileen De Guire / March 22, 2013

Where are the ceramics? We are pleased to see NAMII make seven significant additive manufacturing R&D awards, but it appears that they are all for polymers or metals. Credit: LBL. The Youngstown, Ohio, based National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) hit the ground running and this week announced its first $4.5 million in awards for…

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Rare earth compounds defeat not-so-rare corrosion on aluminum fighter jets

By Eileen De Guire / December 18, 2012

A corrosion prevention project, led by Missouri S&T researchers Bill Fahrenholtz and Matt O’Keefe, was named a “2012 Project of the Year.” Credit: Missouri S&T. Corrosion nibbling away on a $30 million F-15 fighter jet is a bad thing, and the paint covering one is more than camouflage—it is a sophisticated multilayer coating system that…

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