CCAC News

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...

Corinne Packard receives The Faculty Excellence Award

The Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes a tenured or tenure-track faculty member for significant and meritorious achievement in teaching and scholarship, was presented to Corinne Packard. “Dr. Packard is a leading researcher in the mechanical properties and...

Liangzhu Zhu Gave Talk at MRS Annual Meeting 2019

 High-performance reversible proton-conducting ceramic cells for power generation and energy storage through ammonia Liangzhu Zhua*, Chris Cadiganb, Chuancheng Duana, Jake Huanga, Liuzhen Biana, Long Leb, Neal Sullivanb*, Ryan O’Hayrea* (a)Metallurgical and Materials...

Upcoming CCAC Thesis Defense


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


Recent CCAC Thesis Defenses


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