Dr Gareth Parkes at the University of Huddersfield, UK, and Duncan Stacey at Linkam Scientific Instruments, UK, combine differential scanning calorimetry with thermomicroscopy to analyse energy changes and optical features of materials.
A catalyst made from turmeric and gold needs 100 times less energy to convert ethanol into electricity, claims a team from Clemson Nanomaterials Institute, USA, and the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning in India.
Diversity in engineering can bring many benefits to the sector, Animesh Anand AIMMM, Engineering Lecturer at Chesterfield College, UK, Vice Chair of the IOM3 Ably Different group, and a member of the IOM3 Ethnic Minorities and Pride groups, discusses the importance promoting diversity and inclusion in engineering.
Is there scope for post-silicon power semiconductors in aircraft power electronics? Dr Neophytos Lophitis, Ioannis Almpanis and Professor Patrick Wheeler of the University of Nottingham, UK, investigate.