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American Ceramic Society Bulletin

January/February 2016 – Vol. 95 No. 1

 

  • DARPA program seeks to accelerate new materials development

PLUS…

  • Federal data mandates require new skillsets

  • Digital Library of Ceramic Microstructures

  • Meet President Singh; Annual Meeting Report
  • Ceramic Leadership Summit, Ceramics Expo

Features

Meet ACerS President Mrityunjay Singh

20

Eileen De Guire

  ACerS new president tells the Bulletin about his career as a ceramic scientist, what the Society means to him, and his goals for the coming year

 


Kathleen Richardson reports on a healthy society at ACerS 117th Annual Meeting

21

Eileen De Guire

  The Society has an especially busy year, including initiatives to expand its international connections with ceramic societies abroad, Kathleen Richardson reported at October’s Annual Meeting.


DARPA's Materials Development for Platforms program seeks to optimize design to accelerate new materials development

24

Michael Maher

  The new DARPA program attempts to drive innovation and adoption of new materials technologies in military platforms by compressing the applied material development process. 


Advancing research through data management

30

Trevor Riley

  New funding agency rules for open-access drive the need for data literacy and data management skills. 


Online treasure trove—Digital Library of Ceramic Microstructures

36

Chadwick Barklay

  University of Dayton Research Institute’s free online library contains more than 900 micrographs of ceramic materials. 


Meetings

Meeting highlights: Materials Science and Technology

38

EMA 2016: Electronic Materials and Applications

40

ICACC'16: 40th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites

42

5th Ceramic Leadership Summit

46

Ceramics Expo 2016

48

Departments

News & Trends

3

ACerS Spotlight

6

Advances in Nanomaterials

10

Advances in Biomedicine

11

Ceramics in Manufacturing

12

Research Briefs

13

Ceramics in Energy

18

Columns

Deciphering the discipline

56

Charles Smith

     Embracing research and all its difficulties


Resources

Calendar

51

Classified Advertising

52

Display Advertising Index

55

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