Mufit Akinc

Ames Laboratory Associate and Professor, Iowa State University
2220C Hoover Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-0738
Fax 515-294-5444

Research Interests

Design and processing of bioceramics and hybrid materials, synthesis and processing of ceramic powders, solid-liquid, solid-gas interfaces in materials systems, processing of high temperature materials.

        Project Affiliations:
        Bioinspired Materials

(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Post-doc Materials Sciences, Argonne National Laboratory, 1977
  • Ph.D. Ceramic Engineering, Iowa State University, 1977
  • M.S. Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1973
  • B.S. Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1970

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2010 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2009 International Service Award, Iowa State University
  • 2008 Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Lectureship Award
  • 2008 - 2011 Member, Board of Trustees, ASM International
  • 2008 Fellow, ASM International
  • 2006 Ross Coffin Purdy Award, American Ceramic Society
  • 2006 - 2010 International Advisor, National Institute of Materials Science of Japan
  • 2002 - 2004 Member, Executive Council, University Materials Council
  • 2003 Member, European Academy of Sciences
  • 2001 Faculty Citation, Iowa State University
  • 1996 Fellow, American Ceramic Society
  • 1992 - 1993 Liaison Scientist for Materials, ONR European Office

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

Enlow D; Rawal A; Kanapathipillai M; Schmidt-Rohr K; Mallapragada S; Lo C T; Thiyagarajan P; Akinc M . 2007. Synthesis and characterization of self-assembled block copolymer templated calcium phosphate nanocomposite gels. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 17:1570-1578. abstract
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