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JACerS Awards Symposium at MS&T18 features presentations of best ceramic science papers

By Jonathon Foreman / August 7, 2018

JACerS Awards Symposium will take place on October 17, 2018, at MS&T18 in Columbus, Ohio. The symposium features 13 presentations from invited authors of the best papers published in JACerS in the past two years.

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ICC7 biennial conference provides global opportunity for learning, exchanging latest ceramics, glass research

By Faye Oney / April 17, 2018

The 7th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC7) takes place June 17–21 in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. With four plenary talks and 18 symposia topics, organizers expect nearly 1,500 attendees. Register before end of day April 17 to save up to $140.

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ACerS journals—Enduring quality, challenges ahead

By Eileen De Guire / July 7, 2017

The recently released Journal Citation Reports (JCR) provides some good news for the journals published by the American Ceramic Society, and it points to some challenges for the road ahead. JCR, published by Clarivate Analytics compiles scholars journal metrics such as impact factors, citation half-lives, etc. Of utmost importance, the articles published by the Society…

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JACerS editor provides tips for getting research published in series of workshops in China

By Faye Oney / June 12, 2017

Bill Fahrenholtz is presenting workshops to students in several universities in China on how to get their research published. Here are the highlights of the first one he delivered to students at the University of Science and Technology Beijing.

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Workshop tips for gaining the competitive edge in publishing

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2017

A workshop aimed at providing guidance to students and young professionals in writing good research papers was conducted at PACRIM12 on 22 May, sponsored by Saint Gobain.

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Young material scientists, apply for ASPIRE competition for chance to win $25,000

By April Gocha / February 15, 2017

Young scientists, listen up—the U.S. State Department is seeking applicants to represent the country in the 2017 ASPIRE Competition, with an opportunity to win a $25,000 grand prize.

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Rare earth compounds defeat not-so-rare corrosion on aluminum fighter jets

By Eileen De Guire / December 18, 2012

A corrosion prevention project, led by Missouri S&T researchers Bill Fahrenholtz and Matt O’Keefe, was named a “2012 Project of the Year.” Credit: Missouri S&T. Corrosion nibbling away on a $30 million F-15 fighter jet is a bad thing, and the paint covering one is more than camouflage—it is a sophisticated multilayer coating system that…

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Extreme testing: Mechanical testing of UHTCs at ultrahigh temperatures

By Eileen De Guire / December 11, 2012

These CT scans showing the formation of microcracks in ceramic composites under applied tensile loads at 1,750 degrees Celsius were obtained at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source using a unique mechanical testing rig. Credit: Ritchie; LBNL. “Failure is not an option” applies to ultrahigh temperature ceramics and ceramic composites for extreme environments. UHTC materials are…

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Fahrenholtz, Bill (2012, 2011)

By / June 12, 2012

2012 Contact Information: Bill Fahrenholtz, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO billf@mst.edu NSF Abstract in Ceramics Program: Solid Solution and Isotope Effects on the Properties of Boride Ceramics 2012 Highlight: Presentation Material Keywords: Borides Area Keywords: Broader Impact Keywords: Press Release: CER GranteeWorkshop Participant: 2012 2011 Contact Information: William Fahrenholtz, Missouri University of…

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Hafnium and zirconium diboride composites for leading edges of hypersonic vehicles

By Eileen De Guire / August 12, 2011

Artist’s rendition of DARPA’s Falcon HTV-2 hypersonic aircraft. Credit: DARPA.   It’s not often that the latest issue of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society to hit the newsstands ties in with current events, but the August issue does. Yesterday DARPA conducted its second test flight of a hypersonic vehicle and, unfortunately, lost communication…

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