CCAC News

FALL PUBLICATIONS

RYAN O'HAYRE Chemo-Thermo-Mechanical Coupling in Protonic Ceramic Fuel Cells from Fabrication to Operation 5 September, 2019 http://jes.ecsdl.org/content/166/13/F1007.short Protonic Ceramic Electrochemical Cells for Energy Conversion and Storage 13-17 October, 2019...

11th Annual CCAC Student Conference

August 14th and 15th of 2019 were the days of the annual CCAC Student Conference. There were two key note speakers, Dr. Elango Elangovan (from OxEon Energy), and Dr. Candace Chan (from Arizona State University). There were also a couple members of our faculty who...

Summer Publications

Geoff Brennecka Ternary and Multinary Compounds 7 August 2019 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/pssa.201900438 In situ TEM study of the transitions between crystalline Si and nonstoichiometric amorphous oxide under bipolar voltage bias 26 June 2019...

CCAC Lab Safety Orientations

A new lab safety orientation has been designed for all CCAC lab users. It is now a requirement that all CCAC lab users attend this orientation once per year. Three orientations have been scheduled for users to choose from: *Wednesday 8/28/2019 from 12:30p.m. to...

Yewon Shin Awarded Best Poster at ISSI-22

Yewon Shin Awarded Best Poster at ISSI-22

Total 524 posters were presented in two poster sessions and 286 posters based on the application upon submission and presented by young scientists were reviewed by 45 senior scientists. Total 31 posters presented by 26 students and 5 post-docs were selected: 25 ISSI...

Ten CoorsTek Fellows Present Their Research Topics

Ten CoorsTek Fellows Present Their Research Topics

Two events were hosted by CoorsTek on April 25, 2019 and May 2, 2019. Each CoorsTek Fellow talked about their current research and next steps. The audience was filled with experts in the ceramics field, including many researchers and professionals from Colorado School...

Packard Research Group ~ Hiring Post-doctoral researcher

Position Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher Job Description: Post-doctoral researcher sought for full-time position at the Colorado School of Mines, in collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). This position will focus on validating methods of...



Upcoming CCAC Thesis Defenses


Kevin Talley
PH.D. Candidate

“Understanding Piezoelectric Nitrides by Combinatorial Methods “

Date: 30 October 2019
Time: 10:00am
Location: Hill Hall 300

Abstract: click below



Recent CCAC Thesis Defenses


John Mangum
PH.D. Candidate

“Investigation of TiO2Polymorph Selectivity as Influenced by the Amorphous Precursor State”

Date: 9/24/2019
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Starzer Welcome Center Board Room (SWC 112)

Abstract: click below


Katie Gann
MS Candidate

“Phase Stability, Sintering, and Electrical Properties of the (Mg,Ni,Co,Cu,Zn)O Entropy Stabilized Oxide System”

Date: 7/3/2019
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Hill Hall 300

Abstract: click below


Bret Ley
MS Candidate

“Wafer-Scale Controlled Spalling and Reuse of (100)-Oriented Germanium”

Date: 5/22/2019
Time: 1pm
Location: Hill Hall 300

Abstract: click below


Nooraldeen Alkurd
PhD Candidate

“Demonstration of functional 111-V photovoltaic cell via processing of porous Ge substrates “

Date: 3/8/2019
Time: Noon
Location: Hill Hall 300

Abstract: click below


Debora R. Barcellos de Oliveira

PhD Candidate

“Design of Perovskites for Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen Production”

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Marquez Hall 106

Abstract: click below


 Brandon Cox
Master’s Candidate

“Critical Evaluation of Additively Manufactured Electrical Ceramics for Functionally Graded Materials Applications”

Date: 4/2/2018
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: HH300

Abstract: click below

ADVISOR
Dr. Geoff Brennecka
COMMITTEE
Dr. Brian Gorman
Dr. David Diercks

 



Chuancheng Duan
PhD Candidate

“Ceramic Electrochemical cells for power generation and fuel production”

Date: 3/19/2018
Abstract: Click Here

ADVISOR
Dr. Ryan O’Hayre
COMMITTEE
Dr. Jianhua Tong
Dr. Neal Sullivan
Dr. Robert Braun
Dr. Huayang Zhu