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JOM, Oct 2014

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Lynne Robinson 0 1 2 3 4 5 Antoine Allanore 0 1 2 3 4 5 Babak Arfaei 0 1 2 3 4 5 0 perspective, being a JOM advisor with the ability to pull from the extraordinary audience involved in TMS and reading JOM is a great opportunity. I hope to show the vitality of the materials extraction 1 About the Advisor: TMS offers an exceptional forum for exchange across disciplines-a necessary condition for the development of future technologies , said Allanore. From that 2 Antoine Allanore T.B. King Assistant Professor of Metallurgy, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Process Technology & Modeling Committee 3 Babak Arfaei Research Assistant Professor, Binghamton University/Process Research Engineer, Universal Instruments Electronic Packaging & Interconnection Materials Committee 4 Muralidharan Paramsothy Associate Faculty, School of Science and Technology, Singapore Institute of Management University Composite Materials Committee 5 Candan Tamerler-Behar Wesley G. Cramer Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department; Director, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Track; Director, Bioenabled and Biomimetic Materials, Bioengineering Research Center, University of Kansas Biomaterials Committee JOM, in many ways, is the face of the TMS community. Every month, its pages brim with the latest ideas, information, and knowledge that are generously shared to advance the wide those pages with quality technical articles falls to the network of JOM volunteer advisors, working closely with their TMS technical committees to ensure that the best and most relevant topics are covered in their respective interest areas every year. As JOM has grown, so have the opportunities to play this important role, with the 2015 editorial year marking a record-setting number of new JOM advisors. The following pages give you a chance to become acquainted with these individuals, as well as the content they are looking for as they develop their topics. For additional information on how you can contribute to JOM as a volunteer or author, visit the JOM website at jom.tms.org or contact Maureen Byko, JOM editor, at . - Mohaen Asle Zaeem Michael J. Demkowicz it. I have learned a lot over the years from attending TMS meetings and participating in its committees, said Arfaei. As a JOM advisor, I have the chance to work with colleagues, learn from their research, and encourage more materials scientists to get involved with TMS. Mohaen Asle Zaeem Couch Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla) Topic Information: Microstructures (August 2015) Manuscript Deadline: April 15, 2015 Asle Zaeem described this topic as bringing together the recent advances in modeling and simulation of nanoand micro-structural evolution during particular, he is seeking high quality research articles that focus on modeling tools or numerical algorithms for About the Advisor: Asle Zaeem said that this JOM topic closely aligns with his own research interests. The JOM advisor role has provided me with opportunities to connect and computational materials science and engineering, and has helped me grow my leadership skills, he said. Amy Clarke Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory Phase Transformations Committee Topic Information: Phase Transformations and Microstructural Evolution (October 2015) Manuscript Deadline: June 15, 2015 Clarke highlighted that this JOM topic aligns with the Phase Transformations Committees signature symposium, marking its third year at the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, March 1519, in Orlando Florida. We are seeking articles on solid-state phase transformations and microstructural evolution, which are critical to a materials properties and performance, Clarke said. Studies that couple experiments and computational modeling to improve our understanding of phase transformation mechanisms and microstructural evolution are highly encouraged. About the Advisor: Clarke is taking on the JOM Advisor role after chairing the Phase Transformations Committee. I look forward to developing new ideas with our committee for JOM and technological importance of phase transformations in materials, she said. Michael J. Demkowicz Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Chemistry and Physics of Materials Committee Topic Information: New Horizons in Mechanical Spectroscopy (August 2015) Manuscript Deadline: April 15, 2015 My co-editors and I believe that the time is right to revisit mechanical spectroscopy as a promising addition to the modern materials characterization toolbox, said Demkowicz. JOM is a great venue for bringing mechanical spectroscopy to the attention of the broader structural materials community. About the Advisor: Demkowicz said he will draw from his current interests in connecting cutting-edge acoustic measurements with multiscale modeling to gain insight into time-dependent materials behaviors in managing this JOM topic. Dean Gregurek RHI, Technology Center Leoben, Austria Pyrometallurgy Committee We want to produce JOM issues with high-quality international input, said Gregurek. We are interested in new developments and ideas in pyrometallurgy, not only on the metallurgical process side, but also regarding interaction with refractories and furnace integrity. Our topics should be interesting reading material for experts, as well as a basis for discussion and inspiration for future work and improvements. About the Advisor: Gregurek said that while his company, RHI, is already heavily involved in process developments and pyrometallurgical challenges, he sees his JOM advisor role as enabling him to further broaden the horizon and get new ideas for our work. He noted that the main goal of the Pyrometallurgy Committee for its JOM reviews for the submitted papers, partly by inviting international reviewers and to increase the impact factor of the journal in the coming years, he said. Satoshi Hirosawa Director, Elements Strategy Initiative Center for Magnetic Materials, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan Magnetic Materials Committee Topic Information: Permanent Magnets beyond Nd-Dy-Fe-B (June 2015) Manuscript Deadline: February 15, 2015 I am seeking overviews of big national projects and topical articles on recent investigations directed toward discovery of new permanent magnets covering a wide range of materials, from Dy-free Nd-Fe-B to non-rare earth magnets, said Hirosawa. About the Advisor: Hirosawa has been working on permanent magnet materials since the 1980s, and is acquainted with prominent researchers in both academia and industry. Noting that he enjoys collecting good articles on permanent magnet materials, Hirosawa said, I recently joined the TMS Magnetic Materials Committee and was encouraged to take responsibility for this particular topic in JOM. Peter Hosemann Topic Information: Nanomechanical Measurements in Harsh Environments (December 2015) Manuscript Deadline: August 15, 2015 Hoseman said that this technical topic will examine nanomechanical testing techniques temperatures, as well as for liquid or radiation impacts on a range of materials. About the Advisor: Hoseman said that his experiences as his daily research. Its natural for me to volunteer by contributing my expertise to help TMS explore interesting topics like the one I am engaged with as a JOM advisor, he said. I hope this effort will help to foster communications and discussions on this topic and grow the research community. Marian S. Kennedy Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University Mechanical Behavior of Materials Committee Topic Information: Stability of Nanomaterials (December 2015) Manuscript Deadline: August 15, 2015 Nanostructured materials have demonstrated many mechanical property improvements over their coarse-grained counterparts, said Kennedy. However, be altered during grain growth or phase transformation at low temperatures or under modest applied loads. This JOM topic will address issues of nanomaterial instability by focusing on recent thermodynamic and kinetic stabilization strategies. About the Advisor: Kennedy noted that the topic will be guest-edited by Brad Boyce, Sandia National Laboratories, and Suveen Mathaudhu, University of California, Riverside. As symposium organizers, they saw this emerging topic as both needed and vital for the community. said Kennedy. As the JOM Satoshi Hirosawa Marian S. Kennedy Muralidharan Paramsothy advisor, my role is to help all guest editors from our committee navigate the JOM process. I am also delighted that this topic aligns strongly with my research interests in the stability of nanolaminate under sliding wear in elevated temperatures. Bowen Li Research Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan Technological University Materials Characterization Committee Topic Information: Characterization of Advanced Mineral Materials (February 2015) Manuscript Deadline: October 15, 2014 We are seeking articles that demonstrate novel research achievements related to mineral synthesis, separation, extraction, analysis, characterization, surface treatment, and applications in downstream materials, said Li. About the Advisor: Li offers more than 25 years of experience focused on the processes and characterization of industrial minerals and materials. Being a JOM advisor is a great opportunity to contribute to the community of minerals and materials, while learning new knowledge and methodologies from the article authors, he said. Topic Information: Nanomechanical Behaviors of Biomaterials (April 2015) Manuscript Deadline: December 15, 2014 Effects of Interfaces on Mechanical Properties of Composites (July 2015) Manuscript Deadline: March 15, 2015 Nanomechanical Measurements in Harsh Environment (December 2015) Manuscript Deadline: August 15, 2015 While the three JOM topics that he is advising in 2015 explore different interest areas, Li said that the type of articles that he is seeking share common characteristics. We are looking for original research articles that present breakthroughs and step-changes, as well as review articles that summarize the state of the art in their respective areas, he said. About the Advisor: I have enjoyed reading JOM since joining TMS in 1998, said Li. After I stepped down as Nanomechanical Materials Behavior Committee Chair, I saw that being a JOM Advisor was another way to continue to serve TMS. Amit Pandey Development Lead (Reliability Division), Rolls Royce LG Fuel Cell Systems Inc Advanced Characterization, Testing, and Simulation Committee Topic Information: In-Situ Mechanical Testing in Electron Microscopes (August 2015) Manuscript Deadline: April 15, 2015 Most high temperature systems, in particular solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), are comprised of a thin ceramic multilayer, said Pandey. The in-situ response and properties of these layers are important for understanding longterm reliability and development of life prediction models. For this JOM topic in particular, Pandey said, I am looking for articles conveying that in-situ should not About the Advisor: Providing an avenue for networking within a specialized research community is one of several opportunities that Pandey said has been opened to him as a JOM advisor. At the same time, this experience has helped me better understand the challenges of testing brittle materials at a smaller scale, he said. Topic Information: Futuristic Nanomaterials and Composites (December 2015) Manuscript Deadline: August 15, 2015 Paramsothy said the topic will encompass articles on synthesis, structure, properties and application of nanomaterials and composites, preferably with an overall broad range of application. About the Advisor: Being a JOM advisor allows me to network at higher levels, said Paramsothy. I strongly advocate that the more researchers we have who are willing to share their thoughts, the higher the probability that really good concepts will Zhiwei Peng Research Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University Pyrometallurgy Committee About the Advisor: With professional interests focused on extractive metallurgy and electromagnetic energy, Peng said he is looking forward to reviewing papers for the three topics that he is responsible for and anticipates witnessing more exciting developments in metallurgy and clean energy. Ramprashad Prabhakaran National Laboratory Nuclear Materials Committee Topic Information: Materials Degradation in Light-Water Reactors (November 2015) Manuscript Deadline: July 15, 2015 Prabhakaran noted that the overall theme of the November 2015 issue of JOM is Materials for Energy and Extreme Environments. The topic he is responsible for will contribute to this exploration through articles, both experimental and simulation, that focus on the radiation effects on austenitic stainless steels; aging, fatigue and other degradation issues; and advanced alloys that have superior radiation resistance. About the Advisor: to meet the growing energy demand with the increased use of nuclear energy. Extensive work is being performed to develop materials and fuels for current and advanced nuclear reactors, said Prabhakaran. As a JOM advisor, my role is to provide a platform for researchers to present and discuss their work, in addition to sharing challenges and solutions with the professional community. Ma Qian Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Additive Manufacturing, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Powder Materials Committee Topic Information: Metal Powder for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) (March 2015) Manuscript Deadline: November 15, 2014 Qian said he is interested in articles that deal with all aspects of metal powder characteristics relevant to 3D metal printing or additive manufacturing of metals. About the Advisor: Qian described his role as JOM advisor as a unique opportunity to help promote and shape powder materials science and engineering. I look forward to being a useful advisor and friend to all of our TMS Balasubramaniam Radhakrishnan Topic Information: Modeling of Microstructure Evolution during Additive Manufacturing (March 2015) Manuscript Deadline: November 15, 2014 Within the March 2015 JOM overall technical theme of additive manufacturing, Radhakrishnan will be highlighting articles that describe current efforts in simulating the evolution of structures at the nano- and microscale during the complex thermal cycles encountered during additive Ramprashad Prabhakaran Balasubramaniam Radhakrishnan Candan Tamerler-Behar manufacturing. If such models can be developed and validated, then they will play a key role in designing alloys for additive manufacturing and tailoring their properties through proper choice of process parameters and alloy compositions. he said. About the Advisor: Radhakrishnan said that he is looking forward to interacting with investigators from throughout the world who share his interests in enhancing the use of current and evolving high performance computational tools, algorithms, and theory that can be applied to model microstructure evolution during additive manufacturing of structural alloys. Topic Information: Age-Hardenable Microalloying in Magnesium (October 2015) Manuscript Deadline: June 15, 2015 For this topic, Saal is interested in experimental, theoretical, and review papers that explore why microalloying in responses, particularly with regards to choices in chemistry and examination of resulting microstructures. About the Advisor: I volunteered to be a JOM Advisor to foster discussion on a topic that I believe is important to the advancement of magnesium interest, Saal said. I look forward to the responsibilities and duties of producing an issue of a major materials journal. Topic Information: Surfaces and Biointerfaces (April 2015) Manuscript Deadline: December 15, 2014 Biological materials exhibit complex structure and property relationships on multiple length scales with rich hierarchical organization, said TamerlerBehar. Understanding interfaces in biological materials and harnessing these design strategies to develop biomimetic, bioinspired, and bioenabled materials will facilitate accomplishing functionally integrated materials for a wide range of application areas. To advance this understanding, Tamerler-Behar said that she plans to explore the JOM topic through articles that bridge fundamental understanding at the soft and hard biomaterial interfaces to cutting edge applications for diverse technological areas. About the Advisor: The interaction of materials and biological systems is a rapidly growing, interdisciplinary frontier in materials science and engineering with boundless possibilities, said Tamerler-Behar. As JOM advisor, I am very excited to be developing a technical theme that will reach a diverse group of readers and continue to expand the interest in biomaterials, with a focus on the critical challenge of interfaces. Topic Information: Nanomechanical Behaviors of Biomaterials (April 2015) Manuscript Deadline: December 15, 2014 Effects of Interfaces on Mechanical Properties of Composites (July 2015) Manuscript Deadline: March 15, 2015 Wangs current research focus is the quantitative exploration of structure properties relationships in structural and nanostructured materials by combining microscopic characterization and modeling at the multi-scale. He noted he will leverage this interest in seeking review articles for his JOM topic. About the Advisor: Wang has been an active TMS volunteer for several years, saying, The most positive aspect of volunteering is interacting with


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