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American Ceramic Society Bulletin

September 2016 – Vol. 95 No. 7
  • Celebrating ACerS 2016 awards and honors

PLUS…

  • Inside look at Materials Genome Initiative 

  • Spark plasma sintering in a flash

  • Case study details combination furnaces


Features

Honoring the ACerS Awards Class of 2016

16

   The Society announces awards that will be presented at the Awards Banquet of the 118th Annual Meeting in October to recognize significant contributions to the engineered ceramic and glass field by members and corporations.  

 


Materials Genome Initiative accelerates materials discovery: A Q&A with James A. Warren

24

April Gocha 

   As the Materials Genome Initiative marks its fifth year, we take stock of its progress and future role in data-driven materials development. 


Combining expertise and innovation to design advanced combination furnace systems

28

Colleen Marren

   Customized engineering and unique dual-function rotary furnaces solve thermal processing challenges. 


Spark plasma sintering in a flash

32

Salvatore Grasso, Theo Saunders, Ruth Mckinnon, Elinor Castle, Peter Tatarko, Baoli Du, Francesco Gucci, Min Yu, Harshit Porwal, Ben Milsom, and Mike Reece

   Development of a novel flash spark plasma sintering process enables rapid heating and consolidation of materials at larger volumes than are possible with rapid-sintering techniques. 


Meetings

Cements 2016 recap

35

MS&T16

36

EMA 2017

41

ICACC'17

42

Departments

News and Trends

3

Spotlight

8

Research Briefs

12

Advances in Nanomaterials

14

Ceramics in Energy

15

Columns

Deciphering the discipline

48

Scott McCormack

   How to decide where to study your Ph.D.


Resources

Calendar

35

New Products

44

Classified Advertising

45

Display Advertising

47

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