March 2022

March 15, 2022
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Rutgers University researcher Ashutosh Goel will work on heat-resistant ceramic and metallic composite waste form of unused fuel. U.S. Department of Energy Announces $36 Million to Reduce Waste from Advanced Nuclear Reactors. Eleven Projects Will Lower Waste Burden; Sustain Future Deployment of Carbon-Free Nuclear Power 03/10/2022

January 2022

January 31, 2022
Nick Henson (left) and Alex Pasara (right) were awarded USACA grants to  attend the 45th Annual Conference on Composites, Materials and Structures  in Cocoa Beach, Florida this year. USACA is the premier association that champions the common business interests of the advanced ceramic  producer and end-user industries (  
January 12, 2022
Prabeer Barpanda, who received his Ph. D. in Materials Science & Engineering from Rutgers University in 2008, has received an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship. He is spending 1 year at the Helmholtz Institute in Ulm, Germany, a premier center for research on electrochemical energy storage. The Humboldt Foundation enables highly qualified scholars from around the world to carry out research in Germany. This is a prestigious award and we congratulate Prabeer. Dr.

December 2021

December 19, 2021
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November 2021

November 2, 2021
Potential Senior Seminar speaker University of New Mexico Professor C. Jeffrey Brinker has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. He was among 120 members elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Read more about the UNM story here.

October 2021

October 6, 2021
Congratulations to Nancy Bunt!  Nancy Bunt, Commercial Director for Refractories was nominated for one of the Commercial Woman 2021 awards from L’Usine Nouvelle, the well-regarded French media covering industrial related topics.  Each year, the magazine selects 11 women to recognize, one in each of 10 categories and also an overall Woman of the Year.  The competition is open to all companies in the industrial sector located in France.