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Rob Krebs, Director of Market Innovations, American Chemistry Council (ACC) Plastics Division, converts the latest in plastics engineering and technical innovations into common sense for the general public, media, businesses and advocates. As a PRSA Thoth Award winner Rob matches his 20 years' experience as a national spokesperson with a detailed understanding of the sciences of plastics and chemistry - and - the future of the field. He created some of the first<
http://www.greenbuildingsolutions.org> and primary< http://www.plastics-car.com> websites, social media properties< http://www.facebook.com/plasticcar> and publications< http://www.americanchemistry.com/s_greenbuilding/sec.asp?CID=2151&DID=8989> for the discipline and produced a hundred TV news segments< http://www.freesciencenews.org/Compilation_07/Pos_Media_Proj_07.html> about the field including the use of plastics in building and construction< http://www.freesciencenews.org/housing/play.php>, architecture< http://www.freesciencenews.org/GBSVirtualTours/rigidfoam.swf>, automotive< http://www.freesciencenews.org/PlasticCarSafety/play.php>, packaging< http://www.freesciencenews.org/2009_Food_San_Diego/SanDiego.htm>, medicine< http://www.freesciencenews.org/HealthyBaby08/Healthy_Baby_wTOC.htm>, and electronics. During his tenure at the Plastics Division of ACC, Rob played a significant national media role in raising the approval rating for the industry over the last fifteen years, representing a shift in the opinions of tens of millions of Americans.
Self-driving vehicle technology could grow rapidly over the next two decades, with nearly 95 million “autonomous-capable” cars being sold annually around the world by 2035, a new study predicts.
MIT’s Senseable City Lab recently announced the program’s next big project: “Local Warming.” The concept involves saving on energy by heating the occupants within a room, not the room itself.
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Dean Kamen tells an audience at MD&M East 2014 how his team created the DEKA Arm to meet DARPA's challenge to design a better prosthetic arm for wounded veterans.
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