Researchers at the University of Southampton, UK, have developed a different approach to manufacturing nanonstructured films that uses a surfactant as a template to control the formation of a nanoporous coating.
Hankering for a ‘nuclear renaissance’ to preserve the UK’s energy reserves, investors, material engineers and environmentalists swarmed to reinstate a flailing energy sector at Nuclear New Build 2011 in London, UK.
The High Temperature Materials Committee of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining will host both the 4th International Conference on High Temperature Welds and the 9th International Conference on Creep and Fatigue at Elevated Temperatures in London on 25-27 September 2012. Co-sponsored by JSME, ASME and IMechE
Bookings are now being taken for the IOM3 Eighth International Charles Parsons Turbine Conference "Turbo-Machinery for Power Generation and Propulsion - Keeping the lights on without costing the earth", to be held 5-8 September 2011 in Portsmouth, UK.
Professor Sir John Beddington, the UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, will be speaking at a symposium in Tokyo on Monday 30 May on the subject "Science Advice in a Crisis: Fukushima and its Aftermath". The event will be broadcast live on the internet.