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Data Can Help Drive Clean Infrastructure—But It’s Not Enough

Posted on February 22nd, 2018 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

There is a reason that infrastructure is the word on everyone’s lips these days—because it intersects with so many other issues that society is dealing with in the 21st century. From the horrors of train crashes and bridge collapses to the climate change crisis and natural disasters, crumbling and outdated infrastructure is failing us in many different ways. Continue reading “Data Can Help Drive Clean Infrastructure—But It’s Not Enough” »

3D Printed “Smart Particles” Promise Revolutionary Micro Structures

Posted on January 9th, 2018 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Picture for a moment a pile of bricks, where each brick could be somehow programmed to intelligently self-assemble with the others.  As you’d imagine, making a complex structure like a house or a castle with technology like this would be a trivial task. Continue reading “3D Printed “Smart Particles” Promise Revolutionary Micro Structures” »

The Plastic Bank Addressing Human Problems

Posted on January 8th, 2018 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Most engineering challenges stretch far beyond the technical. The technical elements are just a piece of the puzzle and are often the easier parts to solve. It’s normally the social, economic or political parts of the problem that are the most difficult. Continue reading “The Plastic Bank Addressing Human Problems” »

Imminent Challenges Threatening The Supply Of Lithium Ion Batteries

Posted on December 7th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

With their high energy density and excellent longevity, lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are the obvious choice for engineers, powering everything from children’s toys to the most innovative electric vehicles. Continue reading “Imminent Challenges Threatening The Supply Of Lithium Ion Batteries” »

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