Welcome to the Advanced Ceramics (AC) group in the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering at Florida International University.  The group is led by Professor Zhe Cheng, who joined FIU in the fall of 2013. 

The Advanced Ceramics group’s goals include the following: 

i) Developing advanced functional as well as structural ceramic and ceramics-containing composite materials for different applications with a particular focus on energy conversion (e.g., solid oxide fuel cells, solid oxide electrolysis cells, and solar fuels) and extreme environments where ceramic materials excel over other choices

ii) Generating new fundamental knowledge about ceramic materials focusing on the interrelationships between composition (chemistry), macro- and micro-structure, synthesis and processing, and properties

iii) Educating and training next-generation scientists and engineers with expertise in advanced ceramic science and engineering and promoting awareness of ceramics and related fields among undergraduate students and the general South Florida community

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