Proceedings of the symposium on Ceramic Science and Technology for the Nuclear Industry and Science and Technology in Addressing Environmental Issues in the Ceramic Industry held April 28 - May 1, 2002, in St. Louis, Missouri, during the 104th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society. Contents: Recycling of Ceramics and Glasses; Emissions in Glass and Ceramic Industries; Vitrification Technology and Melter Disassembly; Glass Formulation and Testing; Hanford Tank Waste Treatment; Hanford Tank Waste Treatment; Durability Testing and Modeling; Ceramic and Alternative Waste Forms.
S. K. SUNDARAM, PhD, is an Inamori Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Alfred University. Before joining Alfred University, Dr. Sundaram was a chief materials scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He joined the PNNL in 1994 as a post-doctoral fellow and became a senior research scientist in 1996. He was then promoted to chief materials scientist in January 2002. Dr. Sundaram is internationally recognized for interdisciplinary research. He has made over 100 technical presentations, edited/contributed to twelve books, published over eighty peer-reviewed publications and technical reports, mentored/supported over forty-five students, and organized/co-organized several national and international symposia on advanced topics in materials science. He is also a co-inventor in three issued patents and two provisional patent applications.