Category Archives: Materials and Manufacturing Innovation

Warren Hunt

Adding to the recent surge of attention focused on the future of manufacturing, the May 2013 issue of Scientific American contains a series of articles under the banner, “How to Make the Next Big Thing.” While these articles mainly skim

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Jared Kosters

We’re on the verge of a new Internet revolution: the development of an Internet designed for machines, complete with advanced communication networks, multifunctional sensors, and complex data analytics software. The plot for the Terminator movies coming to mind? Relax, Skynet

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Warren Hunt

In my last post, I spoke about the importance of digital data to realizing the goals of the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) and the challenges that cultivating this data will bring. In my view, overcoming these challenges relies on one

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Warren Hunt

As important as “location, location, location” is to real estate, digital data is critical to realizing the goals of the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI)—for details on the initiative, view my last post. But, the inherent complexity of and accessibility to

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Jared Kosters

Innovative clean energy products are a key enabler to ensuring our nation’s competitive edge in manufacturing. In order to compete globally, our country must strive to produce clean and efficient products while equally investing in advanced manufacturing technologies. The U.S.

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Warren Hunt

Although it may not be considered a “nightly newsworthy” issue in Washington, nascent efforts to strengthen our materials and manufacturing capabilities are critical to our nation’s economic engine. Over the past few years, in a very difficult budget environment, the

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Nexight Group

In an effort to accelerate advanced materials discovery and deployment, ASM International—the society dedicated to serving the materials science and engineering community by providing authoritative information—has founded the Computational Materials Data Network. Nexight Group has been selected to support the

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Nexight Group

Nexight Group’s technical expertise is central to our ability to provide clients with smart facilitation and accurate products that drive stakeholders to action. That’s why we’re pleased to welcome Dr. Warren Hunt, former Executive Director of The Minerals, Metals &

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Nexight Group

Some of the world’s biggest problems are currently being addressed by engineering at the smallest level. Nanoengineering, the practice of using the smallest possible material conformations and related technology, has had major impacts on a number of developments, including new

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Nexight Group

Demonstrating our communication, outreach, and facilitation expertise, Nexight Group organized, publicized, and moderated a webinar to release the results of a two-year study that we worked with The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) and the U.S. Department of Energy

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