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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle PDF Print E-mail

The ceramics and glass industries typically employ energy intensive manufacturing processes.  The CACT works with industrial partners to recycle and/or reduce scrap material, thereby reducing both energy consumption and the volume of material disposed in landfills.

Topics in the environmental research cluster include: PDF Print E-mail

  • Re-insertion of scrap material into manufacturing processes

  • Advanced manufacturing methods for reducing scrap generation and emission of environmental pollutants

  • Photcatalytic materials for degradation of organic contaminants

  • Materials for water purification

  • Development of lead-free materials for electronics and lighting applications

  • Anti-corrosion coatings

  • Materials for storage of nuclear waste

Industry Advisors

As a complement, the Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology (CACT) is building a "Team" of Industry Advisors from a broad spectrum of industries experienced in a wide range of industries such as Energy, Healthcare, and Environment.

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The Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology is sponsored by the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation.

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Short Courses

For those interested in increasing their expertise in the field of ceramics and glasses, or those just being introduced, Short Courses are a good option. Designed for professionals in the ceramics and glass industry, these intensive courses offer a chance to update knowledge of the field in a short period of time.  Courses range from detailed, in-depth examinations of very specific topics to broader introductory classes.

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