Ivar E. Reimanis

Herman F. Coors Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Engineering and Interim Department Head, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Director, Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics

Ivar Reimanis

Education

  • PhD, Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • MS, Materials Science and Mineral Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
  • BS, Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University

Professional Experience

COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES
  • Professor of Ceramic Engineering, April 2003 to present
  • Associate Professor of Ceramic Engineering, August 1998 to March 2003
  • Assistant Professor of Ceramic Engineering, September 1994 to August 1998
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, BANGALORE, INDIA
  • U.S. Fulbright sponsored visiting professor, Department of Materials Engineering, December 2006 to April 2007
UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, CRAWLEY, AUSTRALIA
  • Gledden Visiting Senior Fellow, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, January 2002 to June 2002
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY, LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO
  • Technical Staff Member, October 1993 to September 1994 (Ceramic Armor Program, Project Leader; Elevated Temperature Structural Materials; Metal/Glass Sealing for Explosive Actuators)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, January 1992 to October 1993
MAX-PLANCK-INSTITUT FÜR METALLFORSCHUNG, STUTTGART, GERMANY
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, September 1990 to December 1991
IBM THOMAS J. WATSON RESEARCH CENTER, YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NEW YORK
  • Research Assistant, July 1986 to December 1986
  • Summer Research Assistant, May 1984 to August 1984

Scientific and Professional Societies

  • American Ceramic Society
  • Materials Research Society
  • Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

Awards and Fellowships

  • World Academy of Ceramics
  • Fellow, The American Ceramic Society
  • Dean’s Excellence Award, Colorado School of Mines (2012)
  • United States Fulbright Grant Recipient, India (2006/2007)
  • Gledden Senior Visiting Fellowship, Australia (2002)
  • Outstanding CSM Faculty Member for MME Department, (December 1999)
  • Recipient of 1996 National Science Foundation CAREER Award
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory Large Team Distinguished Performance Award (1995)
  • Max-Planck-Institut Fellowship (1990 – 1991)

Affiliations and Professional Services (Last Five Years)

  • Board of Directors, The American Ceramic Society (2011 – 2014)
  • Various associations with the American Ceramic Society (ACerS):
    • Nominating Committee (2014 – 2017)
    • Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society (2010 – present)
  • Panelist for United States Department of Energy Office of Sciences workshop on Basic Research Needs for Environmental Management, July 8 – 10, 2015
  • United States Student Fulbright National Screening Committee, Institute of International Education (2011-2013)
  • Technical Reviewer for: Metallurgical Transactions, Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Publications, Acta Materialia, Scripta Materialia, Philosophical Magazine, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Materials Manufacturing and Processes, Journal of Materials Synthesis and Processing, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Physical Review Letters, Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Experimental Mechanics, International Journal of Solids and Structures, International Journal of Fracture, International Journal of Materials Research, Surface Science, Journal of Materials Science, Journal of Chemistry and Physics of Solids, Journal of Nuclear Materials

Publications (Last Five Years)

2017
  • Miller, J. A., Reimanis, I. E., Miao, W. and Sutorik, A. C. (2016), Diffusion Limited Precipitation of Alumina in Magnesium Aluminate Spinel. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 100, 894-900 (2017) doi:10.1111/jace.14619
  • A. Miller, I. E. Reimanis, W. Miao, and J. Salem, “Mechanical and Optical Properties in Precipitated Regions of Alumina-rich Magnesium Aluminate Spinel”, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology 14, 236-244 (2017).
  • A. Miller, I. E. Reimanis, and M. Rubat du Merac, “Enhanced Fracture Toughness in Non-Stoichiometric Magnesium Aluminate Spinel Through Dissolution of Second Phase Alumina”, in press in Journal of the American Ceramic Society (2017).
  • Y. Chen. S. Manna, C. V. Ciobanu, I. E. Reimanis, “Thermal regimes of Li-ion conductivity in b-eucrytptite”, in press, published on line in Journal of the American Ceramic Society (DOI) – 10.1111/jace.15173 (2017).
2016
  • A. Morrissey, J. R. O’Brien, and I. E. Reimanis, “Microstructure Evolution During Internal Reduction of Polycrystalline Nickel-doped Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia”, Acta Materialia 205, 84-93 (2016). DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2015.12.005
  • A. Morrissey, J. R. O’Brien, and I. E. Reimanis, “Tailored Metal-Ceramic Nanocomposites Prepared by Redox Cycling of Polycrystalline Ni-doped Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia”, Scripta Materialia 112, 109-113 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2015.09.025
  • B. C. Davis, L. Ward, D. P. Butt, B. Fillery, and I. E. Reimanis, “Fracture Strength and Principal Stress Fields during Crush Testing of the SiC Layer in TRISO-Coated Fuel Particles”, J. Nuclear Materials 477, 263-272 (2016).
  • Y. Chen, S. Manna, B. Narayanan, Z. Wang, I. E. Reimanis, and C. V. Ciobanu, “Pressure-Induced Phase Transformation in Eucryptite: an X-Ray Diffraction and Density Functional Theory Study”, Scripta Materialia 122, 64-67 (2016).
  • I. E. Reimanis and R. A. Schaut, “Hertzian Testing to Obtain Flaw Distributions in High Strength Glasses and Glass Ceramics”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 1-7, (2016). DOI: 10.1111/jace.14407
  • Patent: Ivan A. Cornejo and Ivar E. Reimanis “Alumina-rich glasses and methods for making the same”, US Patent 9,359,244, (2016).
2015
  • Y. Chen, S. Manna, B. Narayanan, Z. Wang, I. E. Reimanis, and C. Ciobanu, “Pressure-Induced Phase Transformation in b-eucryptite: an X-ray Diffraction and Density Functional Theory Study”, submitted to Physical Review Letters (2015).
  • B. C. Davis, L. Ward, D. P. Butt, B. Fillery, and I. E. Reimanis, “Fracture Strength and Principal Stress Fields during Crush Testing of the SiC Layer in TRISO-Coated Fuel Particles”, submitted to Journal of Nuclear Materials (2015).
  • A. Morrissey, J. R. O’Brien, and I. E. Reimanis, “Tailored Metal-Ceramic Nanocomposites Prepared by Redox Cycling of Polycrystalline Ni-doped Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia”, Scripta Materialia 112, 109-113 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2015.09.025
  • A. Morrissey, J. R. O’Brien, and I. E. Reimanis, “Microstructure Evolution During Internal Reduction of Polycrystalline Nickel-doped Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia”, Acta Materialia 205, 84-93 (2016). DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2015.12.005
  • D. Marshall, R. F. Cook, N. P. Padture, M. L. Oyen, A. Pajares, J. E. Bradby, I. E. Reimanis, R. Tandon, T. F. Page, G. M. Pharr, and B. R. Lawn, “The Compelling Case for Indentation as a Functional Exploratory and Characterization Tool”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 98[9] 2671-2680 (2015). DOI: 10.1111/jace.13729
  • M. Rubat du Merac, I. Reimanis, H.-J. Kleebe, “Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy of Transparent Polycrystalline Magnesium Aluminate (MgAl2O4) Spinel” Journal of the American Ceramic Society 98[7] 2130-2138 (2015).
2014
  • D. Clark, J. Tong, A. Morrissey, A. Amonsoori, I. Reimanis, and R. O’Hayre, “Anomalous Low-Temperature Proton Conductivity Enhancement in a Novel Protonic Nanocomposite”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,16 (11), 5076 – 5080 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/C4CP00468J
  • J. T. White, I. E. Reimanis and J. R. O’Brien, “Superparamagnetic Nickel Particles in Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Prepared by Direct Reduction in Pechini Derived Solution”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research 16:2426 (2014). DOI: 10.1007/s11051-014-2426-y
  • A. Morrissey, J. Tong, B. P. Gorman, and I. E. Reimanis, “Characterization of Nickel Ions in Nickel-Doped Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 97[4] 1041-1047 (2014). DOI: 10.1111/jace.12839
  • J. A. Miller and I. E. Reimanis, “Synthesis and Microstructure Development in Yttria-Magnesia Ceramics for Infrared Transparency”, Innovative Processing and Manufacturing of Advanced Ceramics and Composites II: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 243 Pages 121-129, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2014).
2013
  • M. Rubat du Merac, H.-J. Kleebe, M. Muller and I. E. Reimanis, “50 Years of Research and Development Coming to Fruition; Unraveling the Complex Interactions during Processing of Transparent Magnesium Aluminate MgAl2O4 Spinel”, Feature Article, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 96[11] 3341-3365 (2013).
  • L. J. Palade, I. E. Reimanis and A. L. Graham, “Complex Dielectric Relaxation Behaviour of Highly Crosslinked PDMS Networks in the Glass Transition Region: an experimental study”, Materiale Plastice, 50, 2, pp. 97 – 99 (2013).
  • L. J. Palade, I. E. Reimanis, A. L. Graham, and M. Gottlieb, “Linear Viscoelastic Behaviour of Highly Crosslinked Silica Reinforced Poly(dimethyl-siloxane) Rubbers”, Materiale Plastice, 50, 1, pp. 1 – 7, (2013).
  • B. Narayanan, I. E. Reimanis, and. C. V. Ciobanu, “Atomic-scale Mechanism for Pressure-induced Amorphization of β-eucryptite”, Journal of Applied Physics 114, 083520 (2013). URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4819452
  • S. Ramalingam, C. Packard, and I. E. Reimanis, “In-situ Diamond Anvil Cell–Raman Spectroscopy and Nanoindentation Study of the Pressure-Induced Phase Transformation in Pure and Zinc-Doped β–eucryptite”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 96[6] 1909-1915 (2013).
  • B. Narayanan, I. E. Reimanis, H. Huang, and C. V. Ciobanu, “Radiation Effects and Tolerance Mechanism in β-eucryptite”, Journal of Applied Physics 113, 033504 (2013). URL: http://link.aip.org/link/?JAP/113/033504; DOI: 10.1063/1.4775838
  • D. D. Osterberg, J. Youngsman, R. Ubic, I. E. Reimanis, and D. P. Butt “Recrystallization Kinetics of 3C Silicon Carbide Implanted with 400 keV Cesium Ions” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 96[10] 3290-3295 (2013).
  • J. R. Berger, M. Adam, I. Reimanis, and A. -V. Phan, “Crack Extension Near an Auxetic Particle using Symmetric Galerkin Boundary Elements”, WIT Transactions on Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 54, 199-208 (2013).
  • Ivar E. Reimanis and Subra Ramalingam, “Near Zero Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Beta-Eucryptite Without Microcracking”, U.S. Patent, Publication number 2013/0281282 A1, Publication date October 34 (2013).

Research Interests

Mechanical Behavior: Fracture of ceramics, glasses and composites; crack propagation studies of metal/ceramic interfaces

Processing Science: Synthesis and sintering of ceramics; sintering, densification and microstructure evolution of transparent spinel

Structural Ceramics Group

Contact

303-273-3549
Hill Hall 201A
ireimani@mines.edu

Labs and Research Centers