Ceramics — Editors

Editor

Prof. Gilbert Fantozzi
Editor-in-Chief
INSA-Lyon, MATEIS laboratory UMR CNRS 5510, 69621 Villeurbanne, France
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Interests: ceramic processing; thermomechanical behavior; shaping; sintering; SPS; cermets; ceramic matrix composites
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Rajiv Asthana
Department of Engineering and Technology, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751, USA
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Interests: ceramic-metal composites; ceramic-matrix composites; high-temperature capillarity; ceramic brazing; reactive melt infiltration; powder compaction and sintering
Prof. Dr. Enrico Bernardo
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Università di Padova, Via Marzolo 9, 35131 Padova, Italy
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Interests: cellular glasses and glass-ceramics; glass sintering; glass and glass-ceramic matrix composites; polymer-derived ceramics; silicate bioceramics; phosphate ceramics; additive manufacturing of ceramics
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Special Issue in Materials: Bioceramics 2016
Special Issue in Materials: Advances in Additive Manufacturing of Bioceramics
Prof. Dr. Thierry Cabioch
Institut P',UPR 3346 CNRS Université de Poitiers ENSMA, Département de Physique et Mécanique des Matériaux, Bât. SP2MI, téléport 2, 11 Bd Marie et Pierre Curie, BP 30179, F-86962 Futuroscope Chasseneuil Cedex, France.
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Interests: nanostructured ceramics; thin films deposition (PVD); X-ray diffractionm microstructural characterization; carbides and nitrides; MAX phases
Prof. Francis Cambier
Belgian Ceramic Research Centre, Member of EMRA, Avenue Gouverneur Cornez 4, 7000 Mons, Belgium
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Interests: biomaterial engineering; biocompatible materials; scaffold development; biomaterials; microfabrication; ceramics; composites; sintering; material characterization
Prof. Eric Champion
Institute of Research for Ceramics, France
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Interests: bioceramics; hydroxyapatite; calcium phosphates; sintering; powder synthesis; additive manufacturing; bone substitutes
Prof. Narendra Dahotre
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle #305310 Denton, TX 76203-5017, USA
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Interests: structural ceramics; lase machining of ceramics; ceramic coatings; bioceramics; laser based additive manufacturing
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Special Issue in Ceramics: Laser Synthesis and Processing of Ceramic and Glass Materials
Prof. Konstantinos Dassios
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, GR-45110, Greece
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Interests: ceramic composites; nanocomposites; fracture; carbon nanotubes; thermography
Dr. Sylvain Deville
Laboratory of Synthesis and Functionnalisation of Ceramics (LSFC, UMR3080), Cavaillon, France
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Interests: porous ceramics; solidification; bioinspired materials; freeze-casting; ice-templating
Dr. Dominik Dorosz
Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH - University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
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Interests: glass; glass-ceramics; luminescence; optical fibers; rare-earths; lanthanide
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Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Rare-Earth Doping for Optical Applications
Prof. Dr. Mari-Ann Einarsrud
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: powder synthesis; sol-gel; sintering; texturing; microstructural development; piezoelectrics; thermoelectrics; ionic conductors
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Special Issue in Ceramics: Functional Ceramics for Energy Applications
Dr. Mehdi Estili
Ceramics Processing Group, Research Center for Functional Materials (RCFM), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, Japan
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Interests: powder processing; ceramic matrix composites; layered materials; CNT and graphene-reinforced composites; two-dimensional nanostructures; thermometric materials; mechanical properties; ultrahigh temperature ceramics
Dr. Claude Estournes
Université de Toulouse, CIRIMAT, UMR CNRS-INPT-UPS, Université Toulouse III Paul-Sabatier, 118 Route de Narbonne, F-31062 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
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Interests: spark plasma sintering; densification mechanisms; nanostructured ceramics; nanocomposites; CNT and graphene-reinforced composites; coatings; multimaterials; mechanical properties
Dr. Maurizio Ferrari
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche CNR-IFN, Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie CSMFO Lab. via alla Cascata 56/C, Povo, 38123 Trento, Italy
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Interests: glass photonics; properties, structure and processing of glasses, crystals and film for optical applications and photonics; integrated optics; transparent glass ceramics; confined structures including photonic crystals, waveguides, microcavities, and microresonators
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Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Nanosized Luminescent Materials: Advances and Applications
Special Issue in Ceramics: Design, Fabrication and Assessment of Nanostructured Materials and Systems for Advanced Optical Applications
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advances on Dielectric Photonic Devices and Systems Beyond Visible
Prof. Jose M.F. Ferreira
Department of Materials and Ceramics Engineering, CICECO, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
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Interests: synthesis of powders by different techniques; structural (oxide- and non-oxide-based) ceramics; functional (piezoelectric, ferroelectric, magnetic, etc.) materials; development of materials for optical and energy related applications; development and processing of materials for applications in biomedicine, especially in dentistry, orthopedics and tissue engineering
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Special Issue in Materials: Scaffold Materials for Tissue Engineering
Prof. Dr. h.c. mult. Rainer Gadow
Universitaet Stuttgart, Institut fuer Fertigungstechnologie keramischer Bauteile (IFKB), D- 70567 Stuttgart, Germany
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Interests: manufacturing and process engineering; ceramic coatings; composites; multiphase ceramics; nano technologies
Prof. Dr. Tor Grande
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: ceramics processing; chemical solution deposition; phase transitions; piezoelectric ceramics; ferroelastic ceramics; solid state ionic conductors; thermodynamics
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Special Issue in Ceramics: Functional Ceramics for Energy Applications
Prof. Dr. Aleksander Gurlo
Department for Materials Science and Engineering, Technische Universitat Berlin, 10623 Berlin, Germany
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Interests: sensors; polymer-derived ceramics; membranes; bioglass; thermoelectrics; bioceramics; Li-ion batteries; freeze-casting
Prof. Dr. John W. Halloran
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
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Interests: ultra-high temperature ceramics; solid free form fabrication by stereolithography;magnetic and dielectric composites; carbon materials and hydrogen by fossil fuel pyrolysis
Prof. Mohamed Hamidouche
Research Unit on Emerging Materials (RUEM), University Ferhat Abbas Setif l, Setif 19000, Algeria
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Interests: glass; glass erosion; glass strengthening; ceramics technology; powder engineering; thermomechanical characterization; clays valorisation
Prof. Stuart Hampshire
Materials and Surface Science Institute, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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Interests: fabrication and properties of porous ceramics, especially non-oxide materials; fabrication, sintering and microstructural development in Silicon Nitride and Sialon ceramics and relationship with properties; formation, characterisation and properties of Oxynitride Glasses; crystallisation studies in Oxynitride Glasses to form glass-ceramics; processing - microstructure - property relationships in nanocomposite ceramics (Silicon Nitride, Alumina); processing - microstructure - property relationships in Zinc Oxide Varistor ceramics
Dr. Ling Bing Kong
School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
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Interests: functional ceramics; ceramic processing; transparent ceramics; nanocomposites; ferrite ceramics; ferroelectric ceramics; piezoelectric/triboelectric mechanical energy harvesting
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Special Issue in Energies: Waste Energy Harvesting
Special Issue in Energies: Materials and Devices for Waste Energy Harvesting 2017
Special Issue in Ceramics: Ferroelectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics
Prof. Dr. Vladimir Krstic
Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, ONTARIO K7L 3N6, Canada
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Interests: processing, microstructure mechanical properties of ceramics and particulate composites; high electrical and thermal conductivity ceramics for solid oxide fuel cells; single layer capacitors for high frequency microwave applications; electrostrictive ceramics and lead-free piezoelectric ceramics; ceramic thin films
Dr. Edgar Lara-Curzio
Materials Science & Technology Division (MSTD), Oak Ridge, National Laboratory (ORNL), P.O. Box 2008, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
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Interests: ceramic matrix composites; ceramic fibers; mechanical properties; materials for power generation and the conversion, transmission, storage and utilization of energy; environmental effects of durability and reliability of structural and functional materials; solid-oxide fuel cells
Prof. Anne Leriche
Laboratoire des Matériaux Céramiques et Procédés Associés – LMCPA, Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis, Pôle universitaire de Maubeuge, Boulevard Charles de Gaulle, 59600 Maubeuge, France
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Interests: microstructure; ceramic composite; bioceramic processings; porous ceramic processing; transparent ceramics
Dr. Anna Lukowiak
Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, 50-422 Wroclaw, Poland
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Interests: nanocrystals; glass and glassceramic; nanoceramic; biomaterials; photonics; optical and structural characterization; photoluminescence spectroscopy
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Special Issue in Ceramics: Design, Fabrication and Assessment of Nanostructured Materials and Systems for Advanced Optical Applications
Prof. Dr. Joanna McKittrick
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0411, USA
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Interests: structure/properties of biological materials; impact resistance; bone models; bioinspired designs; 3D printing; luminescence; solid-state lighting
Prof. Laura Montanaro
Politecnico di Torino, DISAT, corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
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Interests: ceramics; ceramic processing; ceramic composites; concrete technology; material characterization; powder engineering; powder synthesis; porosity; sintering; Sol-Gel
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Special Issue in Ceramics: Advances in the Field of Nanostructured Ceramic Composites
Dr. Frederic Monteverde
National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics, Faenza, Italy
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Interests: production, characterization and thermochemical stability of ultra-high temperature materials in extreme conditions; characterization and processing of raw powders; design and optimization of the sintering processes; microstructural characterization (XRD, SEM-EDX); mechanical characterization; degradation of microstructure/properties in corrosive and oxidizing environments
Dr. Koji Morita
National Institute for Materials Science Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
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Interests: structural ceramics; creep; superplasticity; sintering; spark-plasma-sintering (SPS); transparent ceramics
Prof. José Serafín Moya
CSIC - Centro de investigacion en Nanomateriales y Nanotecnologia (CINN), Llanera, Spain
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Interests: nanobiotechnology; composites; polymeric materials; biomaterials; materials chemistry; materials processing; biomaterial science; ceramics; ceramic and composite; ceramic materials; casting; sintering; mechanical properties
Prof. Dr. Angel L. Ortiz
Department of Mechanical, Energy and Materials Engineering, University of Extremadura, Badajoz 06006, Spain
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Interests: ceramics; ceramic composites; ceramic thin-films and coatings; processing and sintering; mechanical properties; tribology; X-ray diffraction theory and methods; microstructural characterization; severe plastic deformation
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Special Issue in Materials: Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics and Ceramic Matrix Composites
Prof. Dr. Kevin Plucknett
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
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Interests: coatings; powder metallurgy; tribology; advanced structural and functional ceramics; composites (including fibre-reinforced); inorganic foams and porous materials; materials processing; mechanical behavior; electron microscopy; oxidation and corrosion; biopolymers
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Special Issue in Metals: Cermets and Hardmetals
Dr. Rob Pullar
Dept. Engenharia de Materiais e Cerâmica, Universidade de Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
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Interests: hexaferrite (hexagonal ferrite); photocatalyst; sustainable; valorisation; magnetic; microwave; dielectric; niobate; fibre; biomorphic/biomimetic
Dr. Antonio Riveiro Rodríguez
Applied Physics Department, University of Vigo, EEI, Lagoas-Marcosende, Vigo, 36310, Spain
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Interests: laser materials processing (cutting, cladding, rapid prototyping, texturing, ablation); laser processing of biomaterials, bioactive glasses; laser synthesis of glass nanomaterials (nanofiber, nanoparticles)
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Special Issue in Ceramics: Laser Synthesis and Processing of Ceramic and Glass Materials
Prof. Marcello Romagnoli
Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena 41125, Italy
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Interests: ceramic materials; rheology; material characterization; ceramic engineering; thin films and nanotechnology; nanomaterials; nanocomposites; nanostructured materials
Prof. Malika Saadaoui
Université Mohamed V, EMI, LERSIM, Avenue Ibn Sina, B.P. 765, Rabat, Morocco
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Interests: ceramics; ceramic composites; mechanical characterization; thermomechanical behavior; microstructure-property relations
Prof. Francesco Scotognella
Physics Department, Politecnico di Milano, piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133, Milano, Italy
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Interests: photonic structures; metal oxides for photonics; doped metal oxides for plasmonics; optical properties of inorganic nanostructures; optical properties of inorganic/organic nanostructures; ultrafast spectroscopy; photon-to-energy conversion processes
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Special Issue in Ceramics: Design, Fabrication and Assessment of Nanostructured Materials and Systems for Advanced Optical Applications
Prof. Dr. Yung C. Shin
School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 585 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
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Interests: deformation; microstructure prediction; additive manufacturing; synthesis of alloys; machining; composites; laser welding
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Special Issue in Ceramics: Laser Synthesis and Processing of Ceramic and Glass Materials
Prof. Cristina Siligardi
Dipartimento di Ingegneria "Enzo Ferrari", Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via P. Vivarelli 10/1 - 41125 Modena, Italy
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Interests: glass; glassceramic; glaze; enamel; cool roof; traditional ceramics; raw materials; thermal and microstructural characterization
Prof. Dr. Morten M. Smedskjaer
Department of Chemistry and Bioscience, Aalborg University, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
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Interests: glasses; oxide glass chemistry; structure-property relations; topological modeling; mechanical properties; glass relaxation; high-pressure processing
Prof. Dr. Jing Sun
State Key Laboratory of High Performance Ceramics and Superfine Microstructure, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dingxi Road 1295, Shanghai 200050, China
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Interests: colloidal processing; photocatalysts; low-dimentional carbon nanomaterials; nanoceramics
Prof. Ramon Torrecillas
Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Research Centre (CINN), CSIC-University of Oviedo (UO), Avda. de la Vega 4-6, El Entrego, San-Martín del Rey Aurelio 33940, Spain
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Interests: nanomaterials synthesis; sintering; thin films and nanotechnology; biomaterials engineering; biomedical devices; nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Wenjea J. Tseng
Department of Material Science & Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung City, Taiwan
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Interests: colloids; dispersion and rheology; porous ceramics; catalysis; gas sensor
Prof. Dr. Kyle G. Webber
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
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Interests: lead-free ferroelectrics; piezoelectricity; ferroelasticity; fracture of ferroelectrics; relaxors; single crystal ferroelectrics
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Special Issue in Ceramics: Functional Ceramics for Energy Applications
Prof. Yuping Zeng
Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai, China
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Interests: high performance ceramic material; structure/function integration of high temperature microwave dielectric materials; ceramic modified metal matrix composites; bio-ceramic material
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