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S8: Engineering Ceramics and Ceramic Matrix Composites: Design, Development, and Applications



Advanced ceramic and composite materials offer unique properties that have the potential to fulfill the demanding materials needs in applications such as aerospace, automotive, energy, environment, and microelectronics. Globally, significant progress has been made in the development of ceramics and
composites. However, challenges remain in increasing their penetration into the marketplace. The purpose of this symposium is to provide a forum to the scientists and engineers from around the world to present and discuss their recent advances in the area of engineering ceramic and composites.


Proposed Symposium Topics

  • Oxides and Non-oxide Ceramics and Composites
  • Ultra High Temperature Ceramics and Composites
  • Fibers, Matrices, and Interfaces
  • Processing-Microstructure-Property Relationships
  • Residual Stresses and Environmental Effects
  • Mechanics & Characterization Techniques
  • Mechanical Behavior
  • Design, Reliability, and Life Prediction Modeling
  • In situ Characterization using X-rays & Neutrons
  • NDE, Joining, and Machining Technologies
  • Databases and Standards
  • Transparent Ceramics
  • Functionally Graded Materials and Systems with Multifunctional Properties
  • Applications in Aeronautics, Space, Automotive, Microelectronics, Energy and Environmental Systems

Symposium Organizers
Dileep Singh, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Laifei Cheng, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Yi-Bing Cheng, Monash University, Australia
Shaoming Dong, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, China
Andrew Gyekeneski, NASA Glenn Research Center, USA
Michael Halbig, NASA Glenn Research Center, USA
Wei-Hsing Tuan, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Yutaka Kagawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
Hagen Klemm, ITRS, Dresden, Germany
Walter Krenkel, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Gregory Morscher, University of Akron, USA
Raj Tandon, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Shanghua Wu, Guangdong University of Technology, China


Points of Contact
Dileep Singh, (630) 252-5009
Shaoming Dong, +86-2152414324


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