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“The Magic of Ceramics,” plus new books on glass ceramics, composites and Ceramic Transactions volumes ready for shipping

By Eileen De Guire / October 17, 2012

If you describe yourself as a ceramic engineer or ceramic scientist, you are willing to be different, and you probably have had the experience of explaining to lay folk (like family) how the things you work on are different from the ceramic stuff the average person uses—whitewares, dishes, flower pots, etc. However, as we know,…

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NSF to fund $12M for first ‘designing materials’ DMREF awards in support of MGI

By / October 12, 2012

In support of the federal Materials Genome Initiative, the NSF has just announced the first projects to receive funding awards under a new “materials by design” initiative, which goes by the formal name of Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future. The agency says these initial DMREF awards total $12 million and are earmarked for…

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