Bucharest, 4 January 2016 – The ‘connected living’ market – new technology that’s changing how people connect with each other and businesses – is projected to be worth $1 trillion globally, according to new PwC analysis.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced the launch of its new Evidence-Based Policy and Innovation division. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the new division will develop and support initiatives that encourage policy leaders to consider reliable evidence and data as the primary factor in their decisions. Kathy Stack and Jon Baron, two of the nation’s most prominent advocates for evidence-based policymaking, will lead the division. They will support efforts to ensure that government rigorously evaluates existing programs and designs new programs with the use of credible evidence. By prioritizing measurable results, government can allocate funds in an efficient and impactful way to produce meaningful improvements in people’s lives.
Dubbed AMIE (Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy), the innovative platform features special technology that allows a bi-directional flow of energy between a dwelling and a vehicle (Credit: ORNL)
Marcelo Dapino, professor and Honda R&D Americas Designated Chair in Engineering at Ohio State, has been awarded a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support research in ultrasonic additive manufacturing of multi-material structures.