The Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award shall be given to the author or authors who, in the judgment of the award committee, made the most valuable contribution to phase stability relationships in ceramic-based systems literature during the calendar year prior to the selection.

A phase equilibria article is defined as a paper, article, or report published in a technical or trade journal, or in a bulletin from a school, laboratory, technical bureau, or experimental station, or in a pamphlet or book form. It must be complete and readily available to the public.

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2023 awardee

“Phase equilibria of MgO–Al2O3–TiO2 system at 1600°C in air: Emphasis on pseudobrookite and spinel solid solution phases”

J Am Ceram Soc. 2022; 105: 6953–6964

Deadline for Nominations:

March 1 annually