Tag: rare earth materials

10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Mr. Rare Earth — Dr. Karl A. Gschneidner, Jr.

Meet Dr. Karl A. Gschneidner, Jr. — a distinguished professor at Iowa State University, a senior metallurgist at the Energy Department’s Ames Laboratory, and chief scientist for the newest Energy Innovation Hub, the Critical Materials Institute. A jack-of-all-trades, Gschneidner’s research spans the fields of physical chemistry, materials science, engineering, and physics. In an edition of the US Department of … Continue reading 10 Questions for a Materials Scientist: Mr. Rare Earth — Dr. Karl A. Gschneidner, Jr.

ECpE Researcher Awarded International Young Scientist Fellowship

Ravi Hadimani, Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded the International Young Scientist Fellowship by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Hadimani will receive funding to travel to China and conduct research at the State Key Laboratory of Electronic Thin Films and Integrated Devices, and the University of … Continue reading ECpE Researcher Awarded International Young Scientist Fellowship

Gschneidner offers insight to recycling

As renewable energy finally takes off, China, which controls 97% of the global supply of rare earth elements, vital to much renewable technology, has tightened supply. As industry and governments around the world scramble for solutions, the complex process of recycling rare earths has moved into the spotlight. Ben Messenger investigates.Over recent years there has … Continue reading Gschneidner offers insight to recycling