Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Prof. Ian Nettleship
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Nettleship, Ian
Associate Professor and Director of Materials Science and Engineering
Faculty
Associate Professor
Office: 502 Benedum Hall
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Ph.D. in Ceramics Science and Engineering, University of Leeds, 1987

B.Sc.(Hons) in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Leeds, 1983

(1995) 1995 and 1996 Alcoa Foundation Awards..

(1994) 1994 National Science Foundation RIA Award.

Nettleship, I., 2013, "Improving Ceramic Processing Through the Application of Microstructure Mining," Metallography, Microstructure and Analysis, vol.2, pp. 372-377.

Chen, T., Finoli, A., and Nettleship, I., 2013, "Effective Diffusion Distance for Isothermal Sintering of Hydroxyapatite," Advances in Applied Ceramics, vol.112, pp. 353-357.

Islam, M.S., Larimer, C., Ojha, A., and Nettleship, I., 2013, "Antimicrobial Efficacy of Silver Nanoparticles as-Deposited on a Porous Membrane Filters," Mat. Sci & Eng. C, vol.33, pp. 4575-4581.

Finoli, A., Ostrowski, N., Schmelzer, E., Nettleship, I., and Gerlach, J., 2012, "Multiscale Porous Ceramics Scaffolds for the in Vitro Culturing of Primary Human Cells," Advances in Applied Ceramics, vol.111, pp. 262-268.

Finoli, A., McKeel, D., Gerlach, J., and Nettleship, I., 2010, "Phase Transformation Behavior of Hydroxyapatite Foams Subject to Heat Treatment," Biomedical Materials, vol.5, no.015004.

Guillion, O., and Nettleship, I., 2010, "Microstructural Characterization of Alumina Films during Constrained Sintering," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.93, pp. 627-629.

Larimer, C., Ostrowski, N., Speakman, J., and Nettleship, I., 2010, "The Segregation of Silver Nanoparticles in Low-Cost Ceramic Water Filters," Materials Characterization, vol.61, pp. 408-412.

Pekor, C., Groth, B., and Nettleship, I., 2010, "The Effect of Polyvinyl Alcohol on the Microstructure and Permeability of Freeze-Cast Alumina," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.93, pp. 115-120.

Chen, T., Nettleship, I., McAfee, R.J., Hinklin, T.R., and Ewsuk, K.G., 2009, "An Experimental Measurement of Effective Diffusion Distance for the Sintering of Ceramics," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.92, pp. 1481-1486.

Chung, S.J., Leonard, J.P., Nettleship, I., Lee, J.K., Soong, Y., Martello, D.V., and Chyu, M.K., 2009, "Characterization of ZnO Nanoparticle Suspension in Water: Effective Ultrasonic Dispersion," Powder Technology, vol.194, pp. 75-80.

Leonard, J.P., Chung, S.J., Nettleship, I., Soong, Y., Martello, D.V., and Chyu, M.K., 2008, "Stability of Zinc Oxide Nanofluids Prepared with Aggregated Nanocrystalline Powders," Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol.8, pp. 6361-6366.

Pekor, C., Kisa, P., and Nettleship, I., 2008, "The Effect of Polyethylene Glycol on the Microstructure of Freeze-Cast Alumina," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.91, pp. 3185-3190.

Nettleship, I., Chen, T., and Ewsuk, K., 2007, "Characterization of Heterogeneous Microstructure Evolution in ZrO2-3mol%Y2O3 during Isothermal Sintering," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.90, pp. 3793-3799.

Dengiz, O., McAfee, R.J., Nettleship, I., and Smith, A.E., 2007, "The Application of Automated Image Analysis to Dense Heterogeneities in Partially Sintered Alumna," J. Euro. Ceram. Soc., vol.27, pp. 1927-1933.

Dengiz, O., Chen, T., Nettleship, I., and Smith, A.E., 2006, "The Effect of Powder Forming Method on the Pull-Out Flaw populations Observed on Polished Surfaces of Alumina Ceramics," Mat. Sci. & Eng. A, vol.427, pp. 160-166.

Dengiz, O., Smith, A.E., and Nettleship, I., 2006, "Two-Stage Data Mining for Flaw Identification in Ceramic Manufacture," International Journal of Production Research, vol.44, pp. 2839-2851.

Kumar, K., McAfee, R.J., Nettleship, I., and Slaughter, W.S., 2006, "A Representative Volume Element for the Densification of Powders," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.89, pp. 2311-2313.

McAfee, R.J., and Nettleship, I., 2006, "Effect of Slip Dispersion on Microstructure Evolution During Isothermal Sintering of Cast Alumina," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.89, pp. 1273-1279.

Dengiz, O., Smith, A.E., and Nettleship, I., 2005, "Grain Boundary Detection in Microstructure Images Using Computational Intelligence," Computers in Industry, vol.56, pp. 854-866.

McAfee, R.J., and Nettleship, I., 2005, "A Mesoscale Description of Microstructure Evolution for the Sintering of Ceramics," Acta Mater., vol.53, pp. 4305-4311.

McAfee, R.J., and Nettleship, I., 2005, "The Application of Information Entropy to the Estimation of Three-Dimensional Grain or Particle Size Distributions from Materialographic Sections," Scripta Mat., vol.52, pp. 1281-1285.

Kisa, P., Fisher, P., Olszewski, A., Nettleship, I., and Eror, N.G., 2004, "Synthesis of Porous Ceramics Through Directional Solidification and Freeze-Drying," Mat Res Soc..

McAfee, R.J., and Nettleship, I., 2004, "A Mesoscale Description of Microstructural Evolution for Slip Cast Alumina Sintered at 1350OC," Ceram Trans., pp. 105-115.

Schmidt, S.A., and Nettleship, I., 2004, "The Effect of Coarse Particles on the Microstructural Evolution of Porous Alumina Sintered at 1375OC," J. Euro. Ceram. Soc., vol.24, pp. 2741-2747.

Nettleship, I., and McAfee, R.J., 2003, "Microstructural Pathways for the Densification of Slip Cast Alumina," Mat. Sci. & Eng. A., no.A352, pp. 287-293.

Nettleship, I., Patterson, B.R., and Slaughter, W.S., 2003, "The Evolution of Average Microstructural Properties in Final Stage Sintering of Alumina," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.86, pp. 252-256.

Konak, A., Kulturel-Konak, S., Smith, A.E., and Nettleship, I., 2003, "Estimation of Shrinkage for Near Net-Shape Using a Neural Network Approach," J. Intelligent Manufacturing, vol.14, no.2, pp. 219-228.

McAfee, R.J., and Nettleship, I., 2003, "The Simulation and Selection of Shapes for the Unfolding of Grain Size Distribution," Acta Mater., vol.51, pp. 4603-4610.

Nettleship, I., McAfee, R.J., and Slaughter, W.S., 2002, "The Evolution of the Grain Size Distribution During the Sintering of Alumina at 1350OC," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.85, pp. 1954-1960.

Conway, J.J., Nettleship, I., McAfee, R.J., and Loehlein, E.S., 2002, "Experimental Validation of Ashby 6.0 Model Using Interrupted HIP Cycles of P/M LC Astroloy," MPIF.

Dengiz, O., Knoak, A., Kulturel-Konak, S., Smith, A.E., and Nettleship, I., 2002, "Neural computing approach to shape change estimation in hot isostatic pressing," I.C. Parmee, ed., Springer-Verlag, pp. 171-180, London.

Nettleship, I., McAfee, R.J., and Slaughter, W.S., 2000, "The Evolution of Grain Size Distribution in Solid State Sintering of Alumina," Second International Conference on Science, Technology, Pennsylvania State University Press, pp. 165-170.

Nettleship, I., and Slaughter, W.S., 1998, "Dimensionless Parameters of Microstructure Pathways During Sintering," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.81, pp. 700-714.

Nettleship, I., 1997, "Porous Ceramics for Environmental Applications," 36th Annual Conference of Metallurgists of CIM, pp. 131-142.

Nettleship, I., and Sampathkumar, R., 1997, "Coarsening of Mesoporous ¿-Al2O3 Ceramics," Journal of Porous Materials, vol.4, pp. 157-163.

Nettleship, I., Cisko, L., and Vallejo, L.E., 1997, "Aggregation of Clay in the Hydrometer Test," Canadian Geotechnical Journal, vol.34, pp. 621-626.

Nettleship, I., Lehigh, M.D., and Sampathkumar, R., 1997, "Microstructural Pathways for the Sintering of Alumina Ceramics," Scripta Mater., vol.37, pp. 419-424.

Nettleship, I., Slaughter, W.S., Schmidt, S.A., and Lehigh, M.D., 1997, "Dimensionless Microstructural Parameters for the Analysis of Sintering Microstructures," International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, pp. 23-32.

Anderson, J.W., Patel, A., Nettleship, I., and Palmiere, E.J., 1997, "Platelet Orientation in Slip Cast Ceramic Matrix Composites," Advanced Composite Letters, vol.6, pp. 9-12.

Hann, B.A., Schmidt, S.A., and Nettleship, I., 1997, "An Investigation of Microstructural Evolution of PM Alloy N625 During Interrupted Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) Cycles," 4th International Conference on Superalloys 718, 625, 708 and Derivatives, pp. 781-789, TMS.

Patel, A., Nettleship, I., and Palmiere, E.J., 1997, "The Use of Image Analysis in the Characterization of Partially Oriented Ceramic Matrix Composites," Materials Characterization, vol.39, pp. 15-23.

Slaughter, W.S., Nettleship, I., Lehigh, M.D., and Tong, P.P., 1997, "A Quantitative Analysis of the Effect of Geometric Assumptions in Sintering Models," Acta Mater, vol.45, pp. 5077-5806.

Cherian, I.K., Lehigh, M.D., Nettleship, I., and Kriven, W.M., 1996, "Stereological Observations of Platelet-Reinforced Mullite- and Zirconia Matrix Composites," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.79, pp. 3273-3281.

Lehigh, M.D., and Nettleship, I., 1996, "A Stereological Examination of Porous Alumina Microstructures During Densification," R.G. Cornwall, R.M. German, and G.L. Messing, eds., Marcel-Dekker Inc., pp. 61-68.

Lehigh, M.D., and Nettleship, I., 1995, "Microstructural Evolution of Porous Alumina," Materials Research Society, pp. 315-320.

Nettleship, I., Jr., J.L., and Kriven, W.M., 1993, "Chemical Preparation and Phase Stability of Ca2SiO4 and Sr2SiO4," J. Euro. Ceram. Soc., vol.11, pp. 291-298.

Nettleship, I., Slavick, K.G., Kim, Y.J., and Kriven, W.M., 1993, "Phase Transformations in Dicalcium Silicate III: Effects of Barium on the Stability of Fine-Grained ¿'L and ¿ Phases," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.76, pp. 2628-2634.

Nettleship, I., Slavick, K.G., Kim, Y.J., and Kriven, W.M., 1992, "Phase Transformations in Dicalcium Silicate: I, Fabrication and Phase Stability of Fine-Grained ¿ Phase," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.75, pp. 2400-2406.

Gulgun, M.A., Popoola, O.O., Nettleship, I., Kriven, W.M., and Young, J.F., 1992, "Preparation and Hydration Kinetics of Pure CaAl2O4," Materials Research Society, pp. 199-204.

Kim, Y.J., Nettleship, I., and Kriven, W.M., 1992, "Phase Transformations in Dicalcium Silicate: II, TEM studies of Crystallography, Microstructure and Mechanisms," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol.75, pp. 2407-2419.

Pandolfelli, V.C., Nettleship, I., and Stevens, R., 1989, "The Influence of Titania on Stabilization and Sintering of Tetragonal Zirconia," British Ceramic Society, pp. 139-147.

Pandolfelli, V.C., Nettleship, I., Stevens, R., Varela, J.A., and Longo, E., 1989, "Strengthening of Aluminum Titanate by Zirconia and Zirconium Silicate," British Ceramic Society, pp. 109-115.

Nettleship, I., and Stevens, R., 1987, "Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal (TZP) - A Review," Int. J. High Tech. Ceram., vol.3, pp. 1-32.

Nettleship, I., and Stevens, R., 1987, "The Effect of Cooling Rate on the Phase Transformations in Mg-PSZ," Trans. J. Brit. Ceram. Soc., vol.86, pp. 183-186.

Nettleship, I., 2013, "Improving Ceramic Processing Through the Application of Microstructure Mining," Quantitative Metallography Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Nettleship, I., Finoli, A., Schmelzer, A., and Gerlach, J., 2013, "The Design and Processing of Bioreactor Ceramics for In-vitro Culturing of Human Cells," 37th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL.

Larimer, C., Islam, M., Ojha, A., and Nettleship, I., 2013, "Controlling the Growth of Biofilms on Ceramics using Nanoparticle Coatings," 37th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach Florida.

Nettleship, I., 2012, "Processing of Materials Systems for Perfusion Bioreactors used in Regenerative Medicine," 36th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL.

Nettleship, I., 2012, "The Effect of Microstructural Heterogeneity on the Interpretation of Sintering Kinetics," Materials Science and Technology 2012 Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nettleship, I., Finoli, A., Schmelzer, E., and Gerlach, J., 2012, "Human Liver Cell Culturing on Porous Hydroxyapatite/Hydrogel Composites," Materials Science and Technology 2012 Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nettleship, I., Finoli, A., Schmelzer, E., and Gerlazch, J., 2012, "In-vitro Reconstruction of the Human Bone Marrow Niche in a Calcium Phosphate Bioreactor Core," Materials Science and Technology 2012 Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Larimer, C., Islam, M., Ojha, A., and Nettleship, I., 2012, "Nanoparticle Toxicity for Mycobacteria in Biofilms and the Planktonic State," 36th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL.

Larimer, C., Islam, M., Ojha, A., and Nettleship, I., 2012, "The Effect of Deposited Silver Nanoparticle Coatings on the Formation of Mycobacterial Biofilms," Materials Science and Technology 2012 Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Larimer, C., Melia, M., Beck, A., and Nettleship, I., 2012, "Processing and Characterization of Antibacterial Silver Nanoparticle Coatings Deposited by Vertical Colloidal Deposition," Materials Science and Technology 2012 Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Chen, T., Finoli, A.J., and Nettleship, I., 2011, "Densification of Hydroxyapatite: Volume Diffusion and Grain Boundary Diffusion," Materials Science and Technology 2011 Conference, Columbus, OH, USA.

Finoli, A., Gerlach, J., and Nettleship, I., 2011, "The Use of Pore Structure to Manipulate the High Temperature Decomposition of Hydroxyapatite," Materials Science and Technology 2011 Conference, Columbus, OH, USA.

Finoli, A., Ostrowski, N., Gerlach, J., and Nettleship, I., 2011, "Processing of Multiscale Highly Porous Ceramics for Bioreactor Systems," Materials Science and Technology 2011 Conference, Columbus, OH, USA.

Finoli, A., Over, P., Schmelzer, E., Gerlach, J., and Nettleship, I., 2011, "Human Fetal Liver Cell Culturing in Porous Hydroxyapatite/Hyaluronic Acid Composites," Materials Science and Technology 2011 Conference, Columbus, OH, USA.

Larimer, C., Islam, M., Ojha, A., and Nettleship, I., 2011, "Mutant Strains of Mycobacteria Smegmatis with Resistance to Silver Nanoparticles," Materials Science and Technology 2011 Conference, Columbus, OH, USA.

Nettleship, I., 2010, "New Visions of Solid State Sintering Through the Key Hole," Alfred University, Alfred, New York, USA.

2010, "Segregation of Silver Nanoparticles in Low-Cost Ceramic Filters," Materials Science and Technology 2010 Conferece, Houston, Texas, USA.

Finoli, A., Gerlach, J., and Nettleship, I., 2010, "Processing of Highly Porous Calcium Phosphates for use in Bioreactor Constructions," 3rd International Congress on Ceramics, Osaka, Japan.

Finoli, A., Ostrowski, N., Schmelzer, E., Gerlach, J., and Nettleship, I., 2010, "Processing of Highly Porous Calcium Phosphates for Use in Bioreactor Constructions," Materials Science and Technology 2010 Conference, Houston, Texas, USA.

Larimer, C., Ojha, A., and Nettleship, I., 2010, "Improving the Resistance of Ceramic Surfaces to Biofilm Formation," Materials Science and Technology 2011 Conference, Columbus, OH, USA.

Pekor, C.M., and Nettleship, I., 2010, "Controlling Highly Porous Freeze Cast Ceramics with Soluble Polymers," Materials Science and Technology 2010 Conference, Houston, Texas, USA.

Finoli, A.D., Nettleship, I., McKeel, D., and Gerlach, J., 2009, "Processing of Multiphase Calcium Phosphate Foams by Heat Treatment," 111th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Pittsburgh, PA.

Larimer, C., and Nettleship, I., 2009, "Deposition of Nanoparticles by Drying," 111th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Pittsburgh, PA.

Pekor, C.M., and Nettleship, I., 2009, "The Effect of Water Soluble Polymers on the Strength and Permeability of Freeze Cast Ceramics," 111th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nettleship, I., 2008, "The Link between Microstructure Evolution and Sintering Kinetics for Aggregated Nanocrystalline Powders," 110th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Pittsburgh, PA.

Chen, T., and Nettleship, I., 2008, "New Effective Diffusion Distance for Sintering Ceramic Microstructures," International Conference on Sintering 2008, La Jolla, CA.

Chen, T., and Nettleship, I., 2008, "The Relationship between Microstructure Evolution and Sintering Kinetics for Aggregated Nanocrystalline Powders," 110th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Pittsburgh, PA.

Ewsuk, K.G., Hinklin, T.R., and Nettleship, I., 2008, "Process Understanding and Control Using the Master Sintering Curve," International Conference on Sintering 2008, La Jolla, CA.

Pekor, C.M., and Nettleship, I., 2008, "The Effect of Water Polymers on the Microstructure and Properties of Freeze Cast Ceramics," 110th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nettleship, I., Pekor, C.M., Magee, E., McKeel, D., and Gerlach, J., 2007, "Porous Ceramics for Bioreactor Cores," 109th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Detroit, MI.

Chen, T., Nettleship, I., Hinklin, T.R., and Ewsuk, K.G., 2007, "A New Measure of Microstructural Scale in Sintered Nanocrystalline Powders," 109th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Detroit, MI.

Finoli, A.D., and Nettleship, I., 2007, "Processing of Porous Hydroxyapatite for use in Artificial Organs," 109th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Detroit, MI.

Pekor, C.M., and Nettleship, I., 2007, "Effect of Soluble Polymers on the Microstructure of Freeze Cast Ceramics," 109th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Detroit, MI.

2006, "The Effect of Casting Conditions on the Properties of Porous Ceramics Processed by Directional Solidification of Ice Through Colloids," 108th Annual Meeting of American Ceramics Society, MS&T 06, Cincinnati, OH.

Chen, T., and Nettleship, I., 2006, "The Effect of Green Density on Microstructural Heterogeneity and Pore Elimination during Sintering," 9th International Ceramics Processing Science Symposium, Coral Springs, Florida.

Chen, T., Dengiz, O., Nettleship, I., and Smith, A.E., 2006, "The Application of Microstructure Mining to the Relationship between Surface Damage and Materials Processing for Polycrystalline Ceramics," 108th Annual Meeting of American Ceramics Society, MS&T 06, Cincinnati, OH.

Ennis, B., Nettleship, I., and Slaughter, W.S., 2006, "The Direct Comparison of Microstructure Simulations of Sintering with Experiments," 108th Annual Meeting of American Ceramics Society, MS&T 06, Cincinnati, OH.

Hinklin, T.R., Nettleship, I., Chen, T., and Ewsuk, K.G., 2006, "Microstructural Hierarchy Development in Ultrafine Ceramic Compacts During Sintering," Gordon Research Conference: Studies in Solid State Ceramics, Andover NH.

Pekor, C.M., and Nettleship, I., 2006, "Control of Pore Morphology in Freeze-Cast Ceramics," 9th International Ceramics Processing Science Symposium, Coral Springs, Florida.

Nettleship, I., 2005, "Tools for Quantitative Analysis of Microstructure and their Application to the Sintering of Advanced Ceramics," The Jones Seminar Series, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College.

Nettleship, I., Kisa, P., and Pekor, C.M., 2005, "Processing of Oriented Pore Structures by Analogy with Eutectic Solidification," 107th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Baltimore.

Chen, T., and Nettleship, I., 2005, "Mesoscale Microstructure Evolution of Zirconia Ceramics During Pressureless Sintering," 107th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Baltimore.

Ennis, B.M., Nettleship, I., and Slaughter, W.S., 2005, "Three Dimensional Model to Simulate Isotropic, Homogeneous Sintering," 107th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Baltimore.

Kisa, P., Pekor, C.M., and Nettleship, I., 2005, "Synthesis of Silica Based Porous Ceramics Through Freeze-Drying," 107th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Baltimore.

Pekor, C.M., Kisa, P., and Nettleship, I., 2005, "Pore structures Created by Solidification of Ice through Colloids," 107th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Baltimore.

Reiterer, M.W., Nettleship, I., and Ewsuk, K., 2005, "Densification and Microstructure Evolution in Nano-sized ZnO Powder During Sintering," The American Ceramic Society 2005 Pacific Rim Conference.

Reiterer, M.W., Nettleship, I., Chen, T., and Ewsuk, K., 2005, "Densification and Microstructure Evolution inn Fine Grain Size Alumina Studied by Means of the Master Sintering Curve," 107th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Baltimore.

Reiterer, M.W., DiAntonio, C.B., Chen, T., Nettleship, I., and Ewsuk, K., 2005, "Processing, Microstructure and Electrical Properties of ZnO Varistors," 107th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Baltimore.

Nettleship, I., 2004, "A Criticism of Uniform Neck Growth with Regard to the Interpretation of Sintering Behavior," University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Nettleship, I., 2004, "Mesoscale Evolution of Ceramic Microstructures during Sintering," 106th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Indianapolis.

Nettleship, I., McAfee, R.J., Dengiz, O., and Smith, A.E., 2004, "The Evolution of a Population of Large Microstructural Heterogeneities during the Sintering of Alumina," 106th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Hadorn, J.P., Kisa, P., and Nettleship, I., 2004, "The Processing of High Porosity Ceramics by Analogy with Eutectic Structures," 106th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Nettleship, I., 2003, "Statistical Microstructural Information: Its Importance to Ceramics Processing Science and Engineering," 105th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Nashville, TN.

Nettleship, I., 2003, "The Utility of Microstructural Information in the Control of Sintering," Sandia National Laboratory.

Nettleship, I., and McAfee, R.J., 2003, "A Mesoscale Description of Microstructural Evolution for the Sintering of Ceramics," Third International Conference on the Science, Technology and Applications of Sintering, State College, PA.

Nettleship, I., and McAfee, R.J., 2003, "The Effect of Powder Processing Conditions on the "Grain-Scale" Microstructural Evolution of Alumina Fired at Low Temperature," Third International Conference on the Science, Technology and Applications of Sintering, State College, PA.

Nettleship, I., Kisa, P., Fisher, P.J., and Olszewski, A.M., 2003, "The Use of Directional Solidification and Freeze Drying to Produce High Porosity Ceramics," 105th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Nashville, TN.

Kisa, P., Fisher, P., Olsevski, A., Nettleship, I., and Eror, N.G., 2003, "Synthesis of Porous Ceramics Through Directional Solidification and Freeze-Drying," MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

Nettleship, I., 2002, "Microstructural Pathways for the Densification of Alumina," Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Grenoble, France.

Nettleship, I., and McAfee, R.J., 2002, "Primary Phase Clustering in Porous Ceramics," TMS 2000 Fall Meeting, Columbus, OH.

Conway, J.J., Nettleship, I., McAfee, R.J., and Loehlein, E.S., 2002, "Experimental Validation of Ashby 6.0 Model Using Interrupted HIP Cycles of P/M LC Astroloy," 2002 World Congress on Powder Metallurgy, Orlando, FL.

Nettleship, I., and Smith, A.E., 2001, "Improving Manufacturability of P/M Superalloys by Microstructural Control," 2000 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Nettleship, I., McAfee, R.J., and Slaughter, W.S., 2001, "Effect of Particle Size Distribution on Densification," 25th Annual International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Slaughter, W.S., Ameneiro, J., and Nettleship, I., 2001, "Creep of Porous Alumina," 25th Annual International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Nettleship, I., 2000, "The Application of Information Entropy to the Determination of the Grain Size Distribution by Image Analysis," Annual Meeting of American Society of Materials, St. Louis, Mo.

Nettleship, I., and Smith, A.E., 2000, "Improving Manufacturability of P/M Superalloys by Microstructural Control," 2000 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Nettleship, I., 1999, "Synthesis and Processing of Barium Magnesium Tantalate (BMT)," Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Nettleship, I., and Smith, A.E., 1999, "Improving Manufacturability of P/M Superalloys by Microstructural Control," 1999 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Long Beach, CA.

Nettleship, I., McAfee, R.J., and Slaughter, W.S., 1999, "The Evolution of Grain Size Distribution in Solid State Sintering of Alumina," Second International Conference on the Science, Technology and Applications of Sintering, State College, PA.

Phule, P.P., Ra, S.H., Meier, M., and Nettleship, I., 1999, "Synthesis and Electrical Properties of Barium Zinc Tantalate (BZT) Ceramics for Wireless Applications," Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Nettleship, I., and Slaughter, W.S., 1998, "Stereological Tools for the Study of Ceramics Processing," Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Nettleship, I., and Slaughter, W.S., 1998, "The Effect of Powder Processing on the Geometry of Sintering Microstructures," Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Slaughter, W.S., and Nettleship, I., 1998, "Towards Representative Geometries for Micromechanical Models of Sintering," Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Nettleship, I., 1997, "Porous Ceramics for Environmental Applications," International Symposium on Materials Solutions for Environmental Applications, 36th Conference of Metallurgists of CIM, Sudbury, Canada.

Nettleship, I., and Sampathkumar, R., 1997, "Low Temperature Coarsening of Nanocrystalline alpha-Al2O3," 99th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Nettleship, I., Palmiere, E.J., Patel, A., Kriven, W.M., and Cherian, I.K., 1997, "Platelet Orientation in Slip Cast Ceramic Matrix Composites," 99th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Nettleship, I., Sampathkumar, R., and Lehigh, M.D., 1997, "The Effect of Powder Processing on the Microstructure Pathways for the Sintering of Ceramics," 99th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Nettleship, I., Schmidt, S.A., and Slaughter, W.S., 1997, "Dimensionless Parameters for the Analysis of Sintering Microstructures," 1997 International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, Chicago, IL.

Nettleship, I., Slaughter, W.S., and Lehigh, M.D., 1997, "Dimensionless Parameters for the Study of Microstructural Evolution During Sintering," 99th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Hann, B.A., Nettleship, I., and Schmidt, S.A., 1997, "An Investigation of Microstructural Evolution of PM Alloy N625 During Interrupted Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) Cycles," Fourth International Symposium on Superalloys 718, 625, 706 and Derivatives, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nettleship, I., 1996, "Comprehensive Microstructure Maps for Sintering," Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

Nettleship, I., 1996, "Comprehensive Microstructure Maps for Sintering," Materials Science Centre, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, UK.

Nettleship, I., and Lehigh, M.D., 1996, "The Effect of Temperature on the Microstructure of Porous alpha-Al2O3," 98th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Lehigh, M.D., Nettleship, I., Cherian, I.K., and Kriven, W.M., 1996, "Processing and Microstructural Evolution in Ceramic Matrix Composites," 98th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Nettleship, I., 1995, "New Methods in Quantitative Microstructural Analysis and Their Application to the Processing of Particulate Materials," 23rd All-Day Seminar and Exhibit, APMI International, Pittsburgh Section, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nettleship, I., and Lehigh, M.D., 1995, "Microstructural Evolution in Porous Alumina," 97th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Nettleship, I., and Lehigh, M.D., 1995, "Quantitative Analysis of Microstructural Gradients in Porous Alumina," 97th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Lehigh, M.D., and Nettleship, I., 1995, "Thermal and Thermomechanical Stability of Porous Ceramic Microstructures," International Conference on the Science, Technology and Application of Sintering, University Park, PA.

Nettleship, I., 1994, "Advances in Ceramics Processing," 22nd Annual All-Day Seminar and Exhibit, APMI International, Pittsburgh Section, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nettleship, I., 1994, "Advances in Ceramics," Pittsburgh Chapter of American Society of Materials, seminar on "Recent Advances in Materials Science and Technology,", Pittsburgh, PA.

Nettleship, I., Phule, P.P., Blachere, J.R., and Eror, N.G., 1994, "Ceramics in Engineering Education: Opportunities and Context," 96th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Lehigh, M.D., and Nettleship, I., 1994, "High Temperature Rheology and Microstructure of Porous Alumina," 96th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Lehigh, M.D., and Nettleship, I., 1994, "Microstructural Evolution of Porous Alumina," 1994 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, Boston, MA.

Cherian, I.K., Nettleship, I., and Kriven, W.M., 1993, "Processing and Mechanical Properties of Alumina Platelet Composites," 95th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Gulgun, M.A., Shull, J.L., Kriven, W.M., and Nettleship, I., 1993, "Synthesis of Silicate and Aluminate Powders by a Modified Pechini Method," 95th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Cherian, I.K., Nettleship, I., and Kriven, W.M., 1992, "Microstructure Development During Pressureless Sintering of Two Alumina Platelet Composites," 94th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Minneapolis, MN.

Shull, J.L., and Nettleship, I., 1992, "Preparation and Phase Stability of Strontium Orthosilicate (Sr2SiO4)," 94th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Minneapolis, MN.

Slavick, K.G., Nettleship, I., and Kriven, W.M., 1992, "Stress Induced Phase Transformation in Polycrystalline Dicalcium Silicate," 94th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Minneapolis, MN.

Nettleship, I., Kim, Y.J., and Kriven, W.M., 1991, "Preparation and Metastability of Dicalcium Silicate Polycrystals," 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Gulgun, M.A., Popoola, O., Nettleship, I., Kriven, W.M., and Young, J.F., 1991, "Preparation of Calcium Aluminate Powders Using a Sol-gel Method," 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Kim, Y.J., Nettleship, I., and Kriven, W.M., 1991, "Crystallography and Microstructural Studies of alpha'L in Ca2SiO4," 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Kim, Y.J., and Nettleship, I., 1991, "Crystallography and Microstructural Studies of the beta to gamma Transformation in Dicalcium Silicate," 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Slavick, K.G., Nettleship, I., and Kriven, W.M., 1991, "Mechanical Properties of Dicalcium Silicate Polycrystals," 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Mast, E.S., Nettleship, I., and Kriven, W.M., 1990, "Retention of ¿-Dicalcium Silicate in a Magnesia Matrix," 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramics Society, Dallas, TX.

Nettleship, I., 1989, "Grain Growth in Tetragonal Zirconia," 4th International Conference on Science and Technology of Zirconia, Anaheim, CA.

Nettleship, I., 1989, "Microstructural Changes During Isothermal Heat Treatment of Tetragonal ZrO2-Gd2O3 Ceramics," 4th International Conference on Science and Technology of Zirconia, Anaheim, CA.

Nettleship, I., 1988, "Strengthening of Aluminum Titanate by the Addition of Zirconia and Zirconium Titanate," Annual Convention of the Institute of Ceramics, Durham, UK.

Nettleship, I., 1988, "The Influence of Titania on the Sintering and Stabilization of Tetragonal Zirconia," 41st Pacific Coast Conference of the American Ceramics Society, San Francisco, CA.

Nettleship, I., 1988, "The Influence of Titania on the Stabilization and Sintering of Tetragonal Zirconia," Annual Convention of the Institute of Ceramics, Durham, UK.

Nettleship, I., 1987, "The Effect of Cooling Rate on the Phase Transformations in Mg-PSZ," Annual Convention of the Insitute of Ceramics, Canterbury, UK.