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July 2018

Self-heating, fast-charging battery makes electric vehicles climate-immune


Conventional lithium-ion batteries cannot be rapidly charged at temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, but now a team of Penn State engineers has created a battery that can self-heat, allowing rapid charging regardless of the outside chill.
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OTHER NEWS

Fantastic plastics:
Research collaboration could reshape injection molding

Researchers at Penn State collaborate to get a better basic understanding of how plastics cool from a liquid to solid shape in injection molding
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Researcher draws from physics to make labs, workplaces safer

Penn State researcher John Mauro led a team that analyzed more than 600,000 workplace safety incidents from 28 different labor fields and found patterns in all fields. His research shows that minimizing minor incidents will lead to fewer major accidents in the workplace.
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Graduate student pursues research passions with help of scholarships

Jason Munro, a doctoral student in materials science and engineering, center, says he works in the field of computational materials and enjoys working on "materials that can be incorporated into new types of technology that will enhance and advance the world."
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Focus on Materials
Summer 2018 Issue

In the latest issue of Focus on Materials, the boundaries between materials science, engineering, and the life sciences are blurring. We offer a glimpse into the fascinating world of “convergence,” where the future of healthcare lies.

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EVENTS

The 2nd Annual Energy Harvesting Society Meeting

September 5-7, 2018: This conference will feature plenary lectures, invited talks, and contributed talks within the following topical areas:
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Energy Storage
  • Emerging Energy Harvesting Technologies
  • Fluid-flow energy harvesting
  • Solar – thermal converters
  • Net-zero platforms
  • ...and much more!
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