About the Author
J. P. Singh is the editor of Advances in Ceramic Matrix Composites VIII, published by Wiley.
Narottam P. Bansal received his Ph. D. in 1973 and is a Senior Research Scientist in the Ceramic Branch, Materials and Structures Division, NASA Glenn Research Center. He is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society and is recipient of NASA's Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievements, R&D 100 Award and Hind Rattan Award from the NRI Society of India. Dr. Bansal is author/co-author of four books, six invited book chapters, three review articles, eight NASA Tech Briefs, and 215 research papers including 92 peer-reviewed journal articles, and has been awarded seven U.S. Patents.
Mrityunjay Singh, PhD, FASM, FACerS, FAAAS, is Chief Scientist at Ohio Aerospace Institute, NASA Glenn Research Center, and is actively involved in various activities related to processing, manufacturing, joining and attachment technologies. He is Academician of World Academy of Ceramics and Governor of Acta Materialia, Inc. He has authored or coauthored more than two hundred thirty publications, edited forty two books/journal volumes, and holds several patents and technology transfers to industries. He is recipient of numerous (more than forty) national and international awards from all over the world including four R&D 100 awards, NASA Public Service Medal, and NASA Exceptional Space Act Award for outstanding and extraordinary contributions to various NASA programs.