Alice Austin

  • SEMICON WEST 2011 and INTERSOLAR Expo & Conference
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    SEMICON WEST 2011 and INTERSOLAR Expo & Conference

    2011-10-10T16:43:00

    Nearly 20,000 solar experts from around the world traveled to San Francisco in July to connect with solar professionals and attend specialized workshops and seminars during Intersolar North America’s fourth and largest annual exhibition and conference. Co-located with SEMICON West 2011, Intersolar North America’s 839 exhibiting companies provided a spotlight ...

  • Oh Crumb - Grinding Tires with Liquid Nitrogen
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    Oh Crumb - Grinding Tires with Liquid Nitrogen

    2011-07-11T15:25:00

    According to a 2003 report by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the US generates approximately 290 million scrap tires annually. Until recently, this large amount of waste has been disposed of in landfills or other types of tire piles. But with environmental legislation increasingly regarding the disposal of tires ...

  • The Applied Superconductivity Conference Review
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    The Applied Superconductivity Conference Review

    2010-11-15T15:36:00

    The Applied Superconductivity Conference (ASC 2010), held this summer in Washington, DC (August 1–6), brought together over 1,400 leaders in the commercial, military, research, university, and industrial communities from around the world. (www.ascinc.org/article/view/introduction).

  • NHA Conference & Expo Shows New Momentum in 2010
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    NHA Conference & Expo Shows New Momentum in 2010

    2010-07-12T14:33:00

    The language is changing in hydrogen and fuel cell circles these days. That was evident at the NHA Hydrogen Conference & Expo held May 3–6, 2010, in Long Beach CA, where “ifs” were largely replaced by “whens” as industry stakeholders and visionaries painted a positive picture of the future of ...

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    Making Rational Choices Among Alternative Energy Options

    2010-07-12T14:31:00

    The MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) (mit.edu/mitei/) sponsors a series of colloquia to showcase areas of critical energy research and analysis in hopes of mitigating foreseeable upcoming energy challenges. On May 4, 2010, MITEI featured a seminar by Bruce E. Dale, PhD, a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Michigan State University. ...

  • PITTCON Exhibits New Products and Technologies in Orlando
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    PITTCON Exhibits New Products and Technologies in Orlando

    2010-04-12T13:48:00

    Tiger Optics’ Prismatic™ Multi-Species Gas Analyzer won the first annual “Best of Show” award at PITTCON this year. Tiger Optics LLC (www.tigeroptics.com) is a leading manufacturer of laser-based trace gas analyzers.

  • PITTCON Exhibits New Products and Technologies in Orlando
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    PITTCON Exhibits New Products and Technologies in Orlando

    2010-02-08T12:32:00

    Tiger Optics’ Prismatic™ Multi-Species Gas Analyzer won the first annual “Best of Show” award at PITTCON this year. Tiger Optics LLC (www.tigeroptics.com) is a leading manufacturer of laser-based trace gas analyzers. The award winning product is a single analyzer that can measure trace levels of as many as 16 different ...

  • Trash to Treasure - Using Landfill Gas for Biofuel
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    Trash to Treasure - Using Landfill Gas for Biofuel

    2010-02-08T12:15:00

    Municipal solid waste landfills (MSWs) are the second largest source of human-generated methane emissions in the US, accounting for approximately 23 percent of these emissions in 2007. Methane is a greenhouse gas (GHG) that, when released into the atmosphere, contributes to smog, causing health and safety concerns. It is also ...

  • Highlights of FABTECH International & AWS Welding Show 2009
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    Highlights of FABTECH International & AWS Welding Show 2009

    2010-01-11T12:04:00

    In this feature highlights from the 2009 FABTECH event are highlighted, with a focus on innovative products for the cost conscious consumer and for the distributor who is trying to minimize inventory investment.