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Ceramic, Composite and
Optical Materials Center
Clemson University, South Carolina
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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Fall 2010 Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

8-10 November, 2010
Clemson University

CCOMC Meeting Agenda
    Monday, 8 November, The Conference Center & Inn, Harris Terrace
    7:00-9:00pm Welcome reception and registration
    Tuesday, 9 November, The Conference Center & Inn, Bell South Auditorium
    8:00-8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
    8:30-8:45 Welcome, Phil Brown
    8:45-9:15 Introductory Remarks, NSF

    TECHNICAL REVIEW - Clemson Site

    9:15-9:35 Review of Meeting Objectives and New CCOMC, Rich Haber
    9:35-9:55 Review of The Center for Optical Material Science and Engineering: From Grass Roots to Economic Impact, Phil Brown
    9:55-10:15 A - Hydrothermal Synthesis and Processing of Refractory Oxides and Nitrides, Joe Kolis
    10:15-10:45 Break
    10:45-11:05 B - Transparent Ceramics with Enhanced Mechanical Properties, John Ballato
    11:05-11:25 C - Optically active polymeric fiber based materials via bicomponent melt extrusion, Phil Brown
    11:25-11:45 D - Evanescent wave sensors grafted with enrichment polymer layers, Igor Luzinov and Kathleen Richardson
    11:45-12:05 E - Design and Fabrication Support for Materials, Chris Cole
    12:05-1:30 Lunch, Bell South Auditorum
    1:30-3:00 Rutgers Site Review
    spacer F (a) - Performance improvement of flexible Dye Sensitized Solar Cells using templated Ti)2 coatings deposited by commercial techniques, Dunbar Birnie
    spacer (b) - Low-Temperature Reactive Sintering for Printed Solar Cells, Dunbar Birnie
    spacer G (a) - Transparent Spinel - Rich Haber
    spacer (b) - Processing of Boron Carbide, Rich Haber, Steve Miller
    spacer H     - Chemical Uniformity in Ceramic Powder Processing, Rick Riman
    spacer I     - Modeling the Densification of Non-Oxide ceramics, John Matthewson, Rich Haber
    spacer J     - Effect of Machining on Residual Stressing in Ceramics, Adrian Mann, Rich Haber
    3:00-3:30 Break
    spacer Rutgers Site Review Continued
    3:30-4:30 K     - Defining Microstructural Tolerance Limits of Defects for SiC and Al2O3 Armor, Rich Haber, Dale Diesz
    spacer L     - B4C Variability, Dan Maiorano, Rich Haber
    spacer M     - Variability in SiC Powders, Rich Haber
    spacer N     - Theoretical Calculations in SiC, Christin Morrow, Rich Haber
    spacer O     - NDE of Armor, Rich Haber
    4:30-5:30 Poster Session and Reception - Ballroom B
    5:30-8:30 Buffet
    Wednesday, 10 November, AMRL Building, 91 Technology Dr. Anderson, SC

    Two functions will be held on Thursday morning. For the Industrial Advisory Board Members, the IAB Meeting will be held. For other corporate members a set of tours/demonstrations are scheduled. All will be completed by noon to allow for travel.

    7:30 Continental Breakfast
    8:00-8:30 Site Reviews
    8:30-9:30 NSF Evaluator Review, Steve McGregor
    9:30-10:00 Technical Session and Strategic Planning, IAB Closed Session
    10:00-12:00 Tours at COMSET/AMRL:
    • Electron Microscope Facility
    • Fiber Optic Draw Tower
    • Thermal Characterization Laboratory
    • Research Laboratory
    12:15 Box Lunch, AMRL Building