John McCloy, Jose Marcial, and Deepak Patil attended the MRS Fall meeting in Boston in November/December.

Jose and John gave talks in the Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management symposium.

Jose’s talk (with Mostafa Ahmadzadeh) was entitled, “Effect of Li, Fe, and B Addition on the Crystallization Behavior of Sodium Aluminosilicate Glasses as Analogues for Hanford High Level Waste Glasses.”

John’s invited talk (with Jamie Weaver et al) was entitled, “Synthesis and Characterization of 5- and 6- Coordinated Alkali Pertechnetates.”