Prof. McCloy has been appointed as an Editorial Advisory Board member for the Bulletin of the American Ceramic Society, serving for 2014-17. He has also just accepted a position as Review Editor for Frontiers in Materials – Glass Science, an open access journal.
WSU in partnership with Rutgers University and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory received a 2014 DOE NEUP R&D grant for:
Apatite and sodalite based glass-bonded waste forms for immobilization of 129I and mixed halide radioactive wastes
On October 2, 2014, Prof. McCloy gave a seminar at WSU entitled “Alumino-silicate minerals and their importance for nuclear waste management”
Congratulations to Muad Saleh who received the undergraduate 2014 John Hirth Excellence Fund in Material Science scholarship, the Kaiser Aluminum scholarship, and the Auvil undergraduate research scholarship.
Congratulations to Joey Kabel who received the undergraduate 2014 Kaiser Aluminum Scholarship.
Congratulations to José Marcial who was picked to be a member of the 2014-15 American Ceramic Society’s President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA). José also received a travel award to MS&T2014 from the American Ceramic Society’s Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division.