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12.03.13

Congratulations to Steve Rolfing who successfully defended his M.S Thesis!

11.30.13

Congratulations to Wei Li who successfully defended his PhD dissertation!

11.20-22.13

Prof. Olevsky participated in the DOE Materials Science and Engineering PI’s meeting in Washington, DC.

10.27-31.13

Prof. Olevsky took part in the Materials Science & Technology 2013 Conference & Exhibition (MS&T'13) held in Montreal, Canada.

9.8-10.13

Prof. Olevsky took part in the NSF DMREF Grantees Meeting held at NSF, Arlington, VA.

8.26-30.13

Prof. Olevsky and PhD. Students D. Giuntini and X. Wei participated in the International Workshop on the Optimized Processing of Multi-Material Architectures for Functional Ceramics held in Roskilde, Denmark.

8.3-11.13

Prof. Olevsky participated in the 8th Pacific Rim International Congress on Advanced Materials and Processing held in Waikoloa, Hawaii.

6.24-27.13

Prof. Olevsky participates in the 2013 Powder Met Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

6.3-7.13

Prof. Olevsky, Dr. Lin, W. Li, D. Giuntini, X. Wei, S. Rolfing and S. Qiao participate the 10th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology in San Diego, California.

3.25-30.13

Dr. J. Alvarado-Contreras and S. Rolfing visit Moscow Engineering Physics University, Russian Federation, to collaborate on field-assisted sintering research.

3.6-8.13

PhD Students D. Giuntini, X. Wei, and W. Li participate in the 6th annual SDSU Student Research Symposium.

3.3-7.13

Prof. Olevsky participates in the 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS 2013) in San Antonio, Texas.

1.27-2.1.13

Prof. Olevsky participates in the 37th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites in Daytona Beach, Florida.

12.9-15.12

Prof. Olevsky visits Sinterlan Co. in Nagaoka, Japan.

10.25.12

Congratulations to Tim Young who has successfully defended his Master thesis!

10.14-18.12

Profs. Olevsky and German participate in the World Congress on Powder Metallurgy in Yokohama, Japan.

10.06-11.12

Prof. Olevsky participates in the MS&T 2012 International Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

10.02.12

Prof. Olevsky and PTL become the recipients of the one of NSF 14 DMREF (Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future) grants in collaboration with University of Washington, Seattle: ceramictechtoday/2012/10/12.

9.15.12

A new Master Student in Mechanical Engineering: Shuang Qiao joins PTL.

9.01.12

Wiley publishes Advances in Sintering Science and Technology II by S.J.L. Kang, R. Bordia, D. Bouvard, and E. Olevsky: http://www.wiley.com.

6.12-15.12

Profs Olevsky and German and PhD Student Wei Li participate in the MPIF Conference on Powder Metallurgy in Nashville, TN.

6.11.12

A two-part paper of PTL affiliates and ARDEC researchers on “Fundamental Aspects of Spark Plasma Sintering: Analysis of Scalability” has been featured in Ceramic Tech Today: ceramictechtoday/2012/06/11.

5.10.12

PhD Student Wei Li participates in the Sintering Workshop, organized by Netzsch Co. in Albuquerque, NM.

5.07.12

Yen-Shan Lin has successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Lin!

3.09.12

A Symposium in honor of Prof. German is organized by Prof. Olevsky and colleagues at the TMS Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.

3.07.12

Prof. Olevsky is elected to become Chair of the Powder Materials Committee at the TMS Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.

3.01.12

Congratulations to Prof. Olevsky! He was elected to become a Honorary Member of the Materials Research Society of Ukraine.

2.11.12

A paper of PTL affiliates on “Modeling sintering without constitutive equations” has been featured in Ceramic Tech Today: ceramictechtoday/2012/02/15.

10.22.11

Congratulations to Prof. Olevsky who received a Leading Scientist Award from the Ministry of Science and Education of Russian Federation.

9.15.11

A new Master Student in Mechanical Engineering: Steven Rolfing joins PTL.

9.10.11

PTL welcomes new PhD Students: Diletta Giuntini and Xialu Wei.

9.06.11

PTL welcomes new Post-Doctoral Fellow: Dr. Jose Alvarado-Contreras.

8.28.11-9.02.11

Profs. Olevsky and German attended Sintering 2011 International Conference in Jeju Island, South Korea.

8.01.11-8.26.11

Prof. Olevsky visited Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy at Denmark Technical University.

4.26.11

Congratulations to Profs. German and Olevsky! They both are elected to become Fellows of the American Ceramic Society. The Fellow rank is awarded to outstanding, broad and productive contributions to the ceramic sciences and technology.

2.27-3.4.11

PTL Members Profs. Olevsky and German, PhD students William Bradbury, Cristina Garcia, Evan Khaleghi, Yen-Shan Lin and Wei Li participate in the Annual TMS meeting held in San Diego (CA).

1.12-15.11

Dr. Veena Tikare of Sandia National Laboratories (NM) visited PTL.

1.4-7.11

Prof. Olevsky participated in NSF CMMI Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia.

10.5-11.10.10

Dr. Ekaterine Sanaia from the Institute of Physics nad Technology, Tbilisi, Georgia visited PTL.

11.7.10

William Bradbury and Dr. Olevsky were featured on the American Ceramic Society blog Ceramic Tech Today.

10.29-11.5.10

Congratulations to Rahul Tyagi, Aditya Bothate, Dmitriy Glozman and Gajendra Pendse who successfully defended their theses and will graduate with Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering degrees!

10.17-21.10

Prof. Olevsky participates in the Materials Science & Technology Conference (MS&T'10) in Houston, TX.

10.09-15.10

Profs. German and Olevsky participate in the 2010 Powder Metallurgy World Congress in Florence, Italy.

9.01.10

The Powder Technology Lab welcomes Ph.D. candidate William Bradbury to the Engineering Science and Applied Mechanics Program.

8.24-26.10

Prof. Olevsky participated in the Materials Science and Engineering 2010 Conference in Darmstadt, Germany.

8.20.10

PhD student Ridvan Yamanoglu successfully completes his studies at PTL.

8.1-30.10

Cristina Garcia visits Sandia National Laboratories to collaborate with Dr. V. Tikare on meso-scale simulations of sintering processes.

8.1-6.10

Prof. E. Olevsky participated in the 7th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing in Cairns, Australia.

6.27-30.10

Prof. R. German participated in the MPIF/APMI International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

6.6.-11.10

Prof. E. Olevsky participated in the 12th International Conference on Modern Materials and Technologies held in Montecatini Terme, Tuscany, Italy.

5.20.10

Congratulations to William Bradbury who successfully defended his thesis and graduated with a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering!

4.20.10

Congratulations to Maohung Tien who successfully defended his thesis and graduated with a Master of Engineering degree!

4.13.10

Congratulations to Prof. Olevsky who received a 2010 SDSU President's Leadership Award.rd.

4.1-30.10

Dr. A. Maximenko, from the Ukraine National Academy of Sciences, is visiting PTL.

3.29-31.10:

Prof. R. German and PhD Students Wei Li and Ridvan Yamanoglu took part in MIM 2010 International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides in Long Beach, California, USA.

1.27-29.10

Prof. Olevsky participated in the 34th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites In Daytona Beach, Florida.

11.12-14.09

Prof. Olevsky participated in the 2009 Fall Meeting of the Korean Powder Metallurgy Institute Fall Meeting of The Korean Powder Metallurgy Institute on Jeju island, South Korea

10.25-29.09

Dr. Olevsky and M.S. candidate William Bradbury participated in the Material Science and Technology 2009 Conference and Exhibition in Pittsburgh, PA.

09.7-11.09

Dr. Olevsky participated in the Sintering 2009 Conference in Kiev, Ukraine.

09.01.09

The Powder Technology Lab welcomes new Ph.D candidate Ridvan Yamanoglu of the Kocaeli Universitesi at Veziroglu Yeleskesi

08.30.09

The Powder Technology Lab Welcomes visiting professor Dr. Massimo De Sanctis of the Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

08.28.09

The Powder Technology Lab welcomes visiting students Guillaume Bolzec and Augustin Blancy of the Ecole Ingenieur Ginie Systemes Industriels La Rochelle, France.

08.27.09

Congratulations to Dr. Olevsky, who became a recepient of the SDSU Alumni Association Outstanding Faculty Award.

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08.12-17.09

Dr. Olevsky, participated in the Sixth International Conference on High-Performance Ceramics in Harbin, China.

07.10.09

Dr. Olevsky participated in the NSF CMMI Grantee Conference in Honolulu HI, June 22-25, 2009

06.8.09

Dr. Olevsky participated in the 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada June 2-4, 2009.

03.27.09

Congratulations to PhD student Evan Khaleghi who received an honorable mention at the Annual ACSESS Conference organized by the SDSU Computational Science Research Center. Gordon Brown, Cristina Garcia, Wei Li and Yen-Shan Lin also participated.

03.02.09-03.05.09

Dr. German, Dr.Olevsky and PhD Student Wei Li participated in the Workshop on Medical Applications of Micro Powder Injection Molding in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

02.19.09

PhD Student Yen-Shan Lin participated in UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Research Expo 2009.

01.2009

PTL welcomes new members: PhD student Wei Li in the Engineering Sciences and Applied Mechanics Program, and Master student Mao Tien in the Master of Engineering program.

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The Powder Technology Lab is located at San Diego State University, E-120. PTL reserchers have access to a large lab with diverse characterization and powder processing equipment. In addition, computational opportunities with Solidworks, Abaqus Comsol and Matlab are available, as well as access to other engineering lab facilities and an on-campus SEM and TEM characterization lab and X-ray Analysis Lab.

Doctoral Students: Diletta Giuntini, Xialu Wei and Geuntak Lee.

Masters Students: Jeff Hoefer and Paramjot Singh.

 

 

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