Jonathon Foreman

Xufei Fang announced as inaugural JACerS 2nd Century Trailblazer awardee

By Jonathon Foreman / August 15, 2023

The Journal of the American Ceramic Society launched the 2nd Century Trailblazers initiative earlier this year to raise the profile of early-career ceramic and glass scientists and engineers who are conducting outstanding research. Xufei Fang has now been announced as the inaugural awardee of this new competition.

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Introduction to “Ceramic armor” for ACT @ 20

By Jonathon Foreman / July 21, 2023

To celebrate the milestone of the 20th volume of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, the editorial team assembled a selection of journal papers representing the excellent work from the advanced ceramics community. The focus this month is ceramic armor.

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Enabling change for research evaluation

By Jonathon Foreman / June 23, 2023

Evaluating the quality of research and researchers is neither easy nor simple. An open-access paper by two ACerS journal editors demonstrates how some newer evaluation methods can better capture the short- and long-term performance of journal articles.

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Introduction to “Thermal and environmental barrier coatings” for ACT @ 20

By Jonathon Foreman / June 16, 2023

To celebrate the milestone of the 20th volume of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, the editorial team assembled a selection of journal papers representing the excellent work from the advanced ceramics community. The focus this month is thermal and environmental barrier coatings.

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Introduction to “Ultrahigh-temperature ceramics” for ACT @ 20

By Jonathon Foreman / May 16, 2023

To celebrate the milestone of the 20th volume of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, the editorial team assembled a selection of journal papers representing the excellent work from the advanced ceramics community. The focus this month is ultrahigh-temperature ceramics.

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Ceramics Expo 2023: Driving the future of ceramics manufacturing

By Jonathon Foreman / May 9, 2023

Ceramics Expo took place this year in Novi, Mich., from May 1–3, 2023. Transportation and energy technologies were prevalent throughout this year’s technical forums, which also included sessions on extreme applications and traditional and advanced manufacturing methods.

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Open access, mandates, and transformational agreements, oh my!

By Jonathon Foreman / April 18, 2023

Though gold open-access publishing has numerous benefits, for authors, the new experience of having to pay fees to publish can be a barrier to sharing their research with the world. Fortunately, if you work at an institution with a transformational agreement with Wiley, you can easily publish your articles with little to no impact on your research budget.

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Introduction to “Advanced sintering” for ACT @ 20

By Jonathon Foreman / April 14, 2023

To celebrate the milestone of the 20th volume of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, the editorial team assembled a selection of journal papers representing the excellent work from the advanced ceramics community. The focus this month is advanced sintering.

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Done in a flash—advancements in the understanding of flash sintering mechanisms

By Jonathon Foreman / March 10, 2023

Understanding the underlying mechanisms of rapid and energy-efficient flash sintering is key to tailoring the materials and processes to meet a wide range of performance requirements. Four recent articles in ACerS journals characterize and quantify some of these atomic-level phenomena.

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Introduction to “Bioceramics” for ACT @ 20

By Jonathon Foreman / March 7, 2023

To celebrate the milestone of the 20th volume of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, the editorial team assembled a selection of journal papers representing the excellent work from the advanced ceramics community. The focus this month is bioceramics.

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