José has done it again. He has been awarded the one of the 2015 Roy G. Post Foundation Scholarships (http://www.xcdsystem.com/roygpost/website/Scholarship) at the Graduate Student Level. He will be awarded the scholarship and travel reimbursement at the 2015 Waste Management Symposium (http://www.wmsym.org/) in Phoenix, Arizona, in March 2015. At the meeting, he was also awarded the Longnecker & Associates scholarship.
The Chairs of the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting have selected “Forest of Na-Re-O dendrites in ceramic matrix composite” image (taken by Jamie Weaver and Paul Gassman (PNNL) with a Horiba Raman Spectrometer equipped with a Nikon Eclipse microscope) as a finalist in the “Science as Art” competition. Chosen from among 150 artistic entries, the 60 finalists will compete in Boston for multiple $400 first-place and $200 second-place prizes.
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.
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.