Tag Archives: Materials and Manufacturing Innovation

Jared Kosters

Materials research cannot progress without a way for researchers to access and use existing materials data. Since its inception over six years ago, the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) for Global Competitiveness has facilitated a number of technical accomplishments that rely

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Changwon Suh

In the last two months, the Obama Administration announced the launch of five new Manufacturing USA institutes with the task of energizing U.S. manufacturing through improved public-private partnerships and accelerated research and development initiatives. The recently awarded institutes—listed below starting

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Changwon Suh

In accordance with the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act (GPRA) of 2010, U.S. federal agencies must update their strategic plans every four years, no later than the February one year after the start of a new presidential term. As

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Nexight Group

Nexight Group uses our expertise to provide public and private sector organizations with guidance on a variety of complex topics. Today is national Manufacturing Day, which focuses on bringing individual manufacturers together to collectively address common manufacturing concerns and challenges.

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Changwon Suh

In early August, the White House brought together leaders from academia, industry, and government who have been involved in the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) to celebrate the initiative’s fifth anniversary. Over the past five years, federal agencies have invested more

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Changwon Suh

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it awarded $3 million to a portfolio of 10 projects as part of its High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) program (see my previous blog post on the program). In reviewing

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Warren Hunt
Benchmarking the Materials Innovation Process
Warren HuntSeptember 24, 2015

As I’ve discussed in previous blog posts, the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) is a multi-agency initiative that aims to discover, develop, manufacture, and deploy advanced materials twice as fast and at a fraction of the cost. But to effect this

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Jared Kosters

In the past decade, researchers have made significant efforts to synthesize and isolate atomic-scale energy materials structures with vastly enhanced performance. Such technological improvements lead to greater energy savings, lower energy costs, and carbon emission reductions. Two materials, in particular,

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Greg Hildeman

In Part II of my “Perspectives on Solar Energy” blog series, I discussed the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative’s support for increasing the efficiency of solar energy technology. On February 12, DOE announced that the U.S. solar industry

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Jared Kosters

Last week, President Obama announced the launch of a new regional manufacturing institute as part of the growing National Network for Manufacturing (NNMI). Like the other Institutes for Manufacturing Innovation (IMI) that aim to accelerate the development and adoption of

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