In many ways, material science is driving enormous and exciting change for the medical community. Technical advancements, new applications, and product innovations are empowering industry growth and influencing new global market trends.
A paper-like battery electrode developed by a Kansas State University engineer may improve tools for space exploration or unmanned aerial vehicles. Gurpreet Singh, associate professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, and his research team have created the battery electrode using silicon oxycarbide-glass and graphene.
Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit 2016 (GLAM) is returning to drive overall vehicle weight reduction cost effectively. Over 30 technical presentations will investigate opportunities within BIW, chassis, interiors and more, scrutinize the latest advancements in cost competitive composite solutions and benchmark the most effective joining methods for mixed material designs. Read More
When "EXPERIENCE COMPOSITES powered by JEC Group," the new major international trade show for composite fiber materials and lightweight construction opens its doors, the use of carbon and related materials in mechanical and plant engineering will play an important role.