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Attracting Students to STEM Fields

Posted on March 29th, 2018 by in Chemical R&D

STEM may be one of the most frequently uttered acronyms of the last few years. Everywhere you turn, educators and business titans and the media are talking about the importance of STEM Continue reading “Attracting Students to STEM Fields” »

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the horrors of train crashes and bridge collapses to the climate change crisis and natural disasters, crumbling and outdated infrastructure is failing us in many different ways.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” »

Bio Inspired Materials: The Electric Eel

Posted on January 11th, 2018 by in New Materials & Applications

When it comes to designing new materials, it’s often worth turning to nature for inspiration. After millions of years of evolution there’s a vast array of complex materials all around us. Continue reading “Bio Inspired Materials: The Electric Eel” »

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” »

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