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American Ceramic Society Bulletin

January/February 2017 – Vol. 96 No. 1
  •  Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? What we can learn from dynamic microstructures in extreme conditions

PLUS…

  • Meet ACerS President Bill Lee; ACerS 118th Annual Meeting

  • First static and dynamic analysis of 3-D-printed sintered ceramics for body armor applications

  •  Five new National Science Foundation CAREER Ceramic awardees: Class of 2016

  •  National Science Foundation awards in the Ceramics Program in 2016

  •  GlassPanacea: A user-friendly free software tool for the formulation of glasses, glass-ceramics, and ceramics


Features

Meet ACerS President Bill Lee; ACerS 118th Annual Meeting

14

Eileen De Guire

   Lee holds the unique distinction of being the first international president of ACerS. Plus, outgoing president Mrityunjay Singh reports on a strong Society and passes the gavel.   


Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? What we can learn from dynamic microstructures in extreme conditions

30

Jessica A. Krogstad

   Experimental approaches are needed to explore the synergistic effects of radiation-enhanced diffusion and thermal gradients to enable wider use of nuclear ceramics.


First static and dynamic analysis of 3-D-printed sintered ceramics for body armor applications

36

Tyrone L. Jones, Christopher S. Meredith, and Benjamin Becker

   Initial ballistic tests show that additive manufacturing is a feasible solution to improve agility, responsiveness, and customization of ceramic armor.


Five new National Science Foundation CAREER Ceramic awardees: Class of 2016

42

Lynnette D. Madsen

   Five junior faculty showcase the research and engagement activities that make them exemplary teachers–scholars.


National Science Foundation awards in the Ceramics Program in 2016

46

Lynnette D. Madsen

   The Ceramics Program provided support for more than 40 awards in FY2016.


GlassPanacea: A user-friendly free software tool for the formulation of glasses, glass-ceramics, and ceramics

48

Renato Luiz Siqueira, José Henrique Alano, Oscar Peitl, and Edgar Dutra Zanotto

   A newly developed software tool eases selection of chemicals and improves the accuracy of calculations for formulations of glasses, glass-ceramics, and ceramics.


Meetings

EMA 2017

50

ICACC'17

52

6th Ceramic Business Leadership Summit

54

Ceramics Expo 2017

57

MS&T16 recap

59

Departments

News and Trends

4

Spotlight

7

Ceramics in Energy

16

Advances in Nanomaterials

20

Ceramics in Biomedicine

23

Research Briefs

24

Columns

Business and Market View

29

Andrew McWilliams

   Sol–gel productions, applications, and markets


Deciphering the discipline

64

Rachel Sherbondy

   Balancing industry and academia in a collaborative project


Resources

Calendar

58

New Products

60

Classified Advertising

61

Display Advertising

63

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