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Materialism

By Taylor Sparks and Andrew Falkowski

In this podcast we will be investigating materials science and engineering by exploring cutting edge materials technology, the history of different materials, the commercialization of new materials, and exciting advances in processing and characterization. We’ll be covering things like the unlikely discovery of superglue or teflon and we’ll also reveal the fascinating backstories about modern biomaterials like dialysis filters, we’ll update you on exciting new technologies including wearable electronics, next generation batteries, and nanomaterials. In short, we hope to help listeners understand the critical role that materials have played in society and even glimpse into what the future may hold for new materials.

  1. 1.
    Episode 28: μ: Investing in Materials Startups11/23/2020
    21:14
  2. 2.
    Episode 27: The Materials of Cosplay10/29/2020
    52:40
  3. 3.
    Episode 26: μ: When Materials Failure Leads to Wildfire10/19/2020
    13:22
  4. 4.
    Episode 25: The Materials of Art10/05/2020
    35:33
  5. 5.
    Episode 24: μ: Bio-Inspired Materials09/18/2020
    21:22
  6. 6.
    Episode 23: μ: Bioprinting08/21/2020
    14:57
  7. 7.
    Episode 22: Vulcanized Rubber08/03/2020
    25:49
  8. 8.
    Episode 21: μ: Auxetics07/22/2020
    14:26

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