Prashant Kumta has been a pioneer in the use of
nanoceramic materials for bone regeneration and to bind and transpor
proteins and protein-like substances into cells.
Jim Marra is an expert on using ceramic and glass materials to convert extremely dangerous ColdWar era liquid nuclear wastes to a solid form that can last for thousands of years.Read More
Greg Hilmas and Bill Fahrenholtz, both professors at Missouri S&T, are working on developing ceramic materials that can withstand ultrahigh temperatures (1,600°C–3,000°C) that will be encountered by hypersonic planes of the future.Read More
Gary Fischman, director of National Academies’
boards dealing with Materials, Manufacturing and Infrastructure, was
the 2009 Arthur L. Friedberg Memorial Lecturer at the recent ACerS
Annual Meeting and MS&T’09 conference.
In this discussion, Singh shares highlights from the conference, and discusses some of the global challenges facing today’s ceramists.Read More
In the revolutionary way that aerogel is starting to redefine insulation, geopolymer
may be poised to redefine cement, concrete and a lot of other advanced
John (Jack) Mecholsky is a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of Florida. Mecholsky is also past member of the ACerS Board of Directors. Mecholsky is associated with the Dental Biomaterials Program, Biomedical Engineering, and the Veterinary College. His research focuses on biomaterials, fractal analysis, fractography and the…Read More