Khai Trung Le

Balsa wood transformed to wood carbon sponge

Materials World magazine
The balance between softness and sturdiness made balsa wood’s natural structure the choice to transform into a sponge capable of enduring extreme mechanical conditions.

USA updates critical minerals list

Materials World magazine
Following updates to the 23-strong list of minerals deemed critical to the USA, President Donald Trump signed an executive order strengthening internal production. Khai Trung Le investigates.

Satellite search for Cornish lithium

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le talks to Dr Cristian Rossi about a new project exploring lithium production in Cornwall using satellite data.

The price of seabed mining

Materials World magazine
The first commercial deep sea mining project could begin in 2019. But is enough being done to prevent harm to delicate seabed ecosystems? Khai Trung Le talks to Dr David Santillo about deep sea mining’s destructive potential.The first commercial deep sea mining project could begin in 2019. But is enough being done to prevent harm to delicate seabed ecosystems? Khai Trung Le talks to Dr David Santillo about deep sea mining’s destructive potential.

The artisanal way of mining

Materials World magazine
A report tracking the growth of artisanal and small-scale mining seeks to address the need for greater regulation. Khai Trung Le talks to Matthew Bliss about what role policy and industry have to play in its development.

The modern quandary

Clay Technology magazine
Khai Trung Le looks at claims over the last two years that the construction sector needs to radically modernise or face decline.

Heal the Earth via the heavens

Clay Technology magazine
Khai Trung Le talks to Professor Stephen Luby about the use of satellite imagery to help change harmful brick manufacture in Bangladesh.

Construction sector welcomes waste to resource report

Clay Technology magazine
Forticrete, Mineral Building Association and others have expressed support for a recent Government report exploring waste as a valuable resource.

Gain an edge against corrosion

Nancy Sottos talks to Khai Trung Le about smart coatings that can identify and even fix damage before it’s visible to the naked eye.

Modelling the unknown

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le talks to Klas Tybrandt on his theoretic model explaining PEDOT:PSS, one of the most commonly used, yet misunderstood, materials in organic electronics.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Khai Trung Le