TAGGED Michael Falk

Seeking Openness

Why it’s crucial to address exclusionary practices.

Stressing Metallic Glass

When materials scientists want to create steel with specific properties—say, a certain combination of strength, hardness, and fracture resistance—they know how to approach the problem. Materials scientists know much less about how to predict and alter the mechanical properties of metallic glasses and other amorphous solids.


“It was painful to me, as an engineer, to see how badly we had failed society.”  2/16/16, Baltimore Sun Judy Mitrani-Reiser, civil engineering…

The Need for Speed

By Andrew Myers Illustrations by Andrew Colin Beck In November 2014, a new sort of high-rise emerged on a grassy,…