May 29, 2018:

Astertech is announced as a top 10 NASA iTech Energy Cycle Finalist

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May 10, 2018:

AsterTech is announced as a semifinalist for the NASA iTech Energy Competition.

As of 2018, NASA iTech has named AsterTech one of the 25 semifinalists for the NASA iTech cycle II-Energy Competition. AsterTech has been recognized for its innovation when it comes to technology that transforms and stores energy, and how it can affect life on earth and space exploration. [Media Link]


January 01, 2018:

AsterTech’s President & CEO Organizes International Printed Electronics Symposium at the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting in Boston, MA.

Our President & CEO recently hosted an international symposium at the Materials Research Society’s (MRS) fall national meeting in Boston MA. The symposium, held November 27 to December 01, 2017, covered twelve sessions, a wide breadth of subjects related to printed electronics for electronic and photonic device applications, that included colloidal chemistry, oxide based electronics, 2D nanomaterials, earth-abundant chalcogenides, conductive traces, emerging materials and printing techniques, and present approaches and future opportunities for flexible device applications. The symposium was very highly attended with average session attendance of over 100 people. Each session began with an overview talk by an eminent scholar in the field, followed by talks on observation, experiment, and modeling. A total of 110 (including invited and contributed talks) talks and 76 posters were presented at the symposium by participants from all over the world. The top four contributed student talks and the top three students in the poster competitions were awarded with cash prizes from the generous support of the symposium sponsors.


August 01, 2017:

Dr. Santanu Bag’s Recent Work on 3D Additive Manufacturing Has Been Highlighted in Media.

Dr. Santanu Bag’s most recent publication in the Advanced Energy Materials has been highlighted in several national and international media. Here, for the first time, 3D direct-write additive manufacturing approaches have been utilized to fabricate high performance optoelectronic devices. The applications of this manufacturing process are enormous. The method can be used to make photo-read synaptic devices, to create self-powered robotics and light-emitting devices and even to make flexible, self-powered sensors on clothing, to name a few. [Media Link]


July 14, 2017:

Dr. Santanu Bag Publishes Breakthrough Article on 3D Additive Manufacturing.

On July 14, 2017, the journal Advanced Energy Materials published an article led by Dr. Santanu Bag introducing new 3D additive manufacturing (AM) techniques to make electronic components of low-cost, high efficiency solar cells. This work showed that 3D AM techniques, could form a universal platform for the lab‐to‐fab process transfer of ink‐based photovoltaics and steer development of new design strategies for numerous embedded structural power applications.


June 01, 2017:

Dr. Santanu Bag’s Work Has Been Recognized by Major General Cooley at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).

Major General William T. Cooley, the Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, recognizes Dr. Santanu Bag’s research work in an AFRL annual event.


April 01, 2017:

Colonel Charles Ormsby Recognizes Dr. Santanu Bag’s Work in the Materials & Manufacturing Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).

Colonel Charles D. Ormsby, the acting director of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, recognizes Dr. Santanu Bag’s work in a Director’s call event.