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Sintering of Ceramics Short Course 2017

October 12-13, 2017  |  9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pa. in conjunction with Materials Science & Technology 2017 (MS&T17).

Instructor: Mohamed N. Rahaman, Missouri University of Science and Technology




Course Registration Fee

Member $875
Nonmember $975
Student $525


If you have questions about registration, please contact Customer Service at 866-721-3322 (option 6) or 1-240-646-7054.



Engineers and scientists in industry, national laboratories, and academia involved in the research, development, and production of ceramics; professionals interested in continuing education. The course includes Sintering of Ceramics, by M. N. Rahaman.


Course description and learning outcomes  

This two-day course will follow the key topics in the textbook, Sintering of Ceramics, by M. N. Rahaman (book is included with course) and will be supplemented by detailed case studies of the sintering of specific ceramics and systems. Students will develop sufficient background in the principles and practice of sintering to be able to (i) do sintering to achieve specified target microstructures, (ii) understand the difficulties encountered in practical sintering, and (iii) take practical steps to rectify the problems encountered in producing required target microstructures.


Instructor biography  
Mohamed Rahaman

Mohamed Rahaman

Dr. Mohamed N. Rahaman is Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the Center for Biomedical Science and Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Rahaman’s research interests cover processing, sintering and microstructure control of advanced ceramics along with biomaterials for bone and tissue repair and regeneration. Rahaman is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, the author of four books, including Sintering of Ceramics, and the author/co-author of over 250 publications.

Cancellation policy

ACerS reserves the right to cancel a course up to 4 weeks before the scheduled presentation date. Please contact ACerS customer service at 1-866-721-3322 or 1-240-646-7054 to confirm that the course is happening before purchasing your airline tickets. ACerS is not responsible for the purchase of non-refundable airline tickets or the cancellation/change fees associated with canceling a flight.

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