Sungkyunkwan University Archives | The American Ceramic Society

Sungkyunkwan University

MCARE 2016 wrap-up: Sustainable, safe, efficient energy harvesting and storage solutions a top materials challenge

By Stephanie Liverani / April 22, 2016

Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE) was held April 18–21 in Clearwater, Fla., and drew nearly 200 materials scientists, researchers, and engineers from 30 countries. And everyone seems to agree that sustainable solutions for efficient energy harvesting and storage across all industries is the ultimate goal.

Read More

‘Power suit’: Clothes that charge electronics could revolutionize consumer tech

By Stephanie Liverani / March 29, 2016

While gadgets that boost smartphone battery life help widen the gap between power cord wall sits, it’s not a solution to total wireless recharging on the go. But thanks to materials science, our power chargers for smartphones and other wearable tech might be sewn right into our pants someday.

Read More

Graphene clocks spin rate at 60M rpm

By / October 4, 2010

New Scientist reported that scientists at the University of Maryland at College Park have managed to clock a floating piece of graphene at an astounding rate of 60 million rpm, far faster than any other macroscopic object yet measured. Scientists believe this is only a fraction of its possible top speed, given the strength of…

Read More