The Journal of the European Ceramic Society publishes the results of original research and reviews relating to ceramic materials. Papers of either an experimental or theoretical character will be welcomed on a fully international basis. The emphasis is on novel generic science concerning the relationships between processing, microstructure and properties of polycrystalline ceramics consolidated at high temperature. Papers may relate to any of the conventional categories of ceramic: structural, functional, traditional or composite. The central objective is to sustain a high standard of research quality by means of appropriate reviewing procedures.

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Editorial board

Senior Editor

  • R.I. Todd
    University of Oxford Department of Materials, 16 Parks Road, OX1 3PH, Oxford, United Kingdom


  • V. Buscaglia
    Institute for Condensed Materials Chemistry and Energy Technology National Research Council Genoa Branch, Via de Marini, 6, 16149, Genova, Italy
  • J. Chevalier
    National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon, 20 avenue Albert Einstein, 69621, Villeurbanne, France
  • R. Moreno
    Institute of Ceramics and Glass, 28049, Madrid, Spain
  • J. Vleugels
    KU Leuven, Dept. of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Kasteelpark Arenberg nr. 44, B-3001, Heverlee-Leuven, Belgium
  • R. Freer
    The University of Manchester School of Materials, Sackville Street Building, M1 3BB, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • C. Rüssel
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena Otto Schott Institute for Material Research, Löbdergraben 32, 07743, Jena, Germany
  • A.J.A. Winnubst
    University of Twente, 7500 AE, Enschede, Netherlands
  • R. Vaßen
    Julich Research Centre Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Wilhelm-Johnen-Strasse, 52428, Julich, Germany
  • C. Aneziris
    Freiberg University of Mining and Technology Institute of Ceramics Glass and Building Materials, Agricolastraße 17, 09599, Freiberg, Germany
  • G. Vignoles
    Laboratory of Thermostructural Composites, Université de Bordeaux - CNRS - CEA - Safran Ceram, 33600, Pessac, France
  • Z.J. Shen
    Stockholms Universitet, Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry Arrhenius Laboratory, S-106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
  • A. Tarancón
    Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies, 08010, Barcelona, Spain
  • D. Galusek
    Alexander Dubcek University of Trencin Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass, Trenčín, Slovakia
  • L. Montanaro
    Politecnico di Torino, Dept. of Applied Science and Technology (DISAT), Viale Teresa Michel 5, 15121, Alessandria, Italy
  • E.I. Ionescu
    TU Darmstadt, Institute for Materials Science, Dispersive Solids, Darmstadt, Germany
  • F. Rossignol
    Institut de Recherche sur les Ceramiques, 12, rue Atlantis, 87068, Limoges, France
  • K.G. Webber
    Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nurnberg Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Martensstr. 5, 91058, Erlangen, Germany
  • E. Saiz Gutierrez
    Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ, London, United Kingdom
  • B. Malič
    Jozef Stefan Institute, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • S. Grasso
    Southwest Jiaotong University School of Materials Science and Engineering, Chengdu, China
  • L. Silvestroni
    ISTEC-CNR (Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics), 48018, Faenza, Italy

Board of the JECS Trust

  • C. Barranguet
    Elsevier BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • J. Binner
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • R. Freer
    The University of Manchester School of Materials, Sackville Street Building, M1 3BB, Manchester, England, United Kingdom
  • A. Leriche
    Polytechnic University Hauts-de-France, Valenciennes, France
  • R. Moreno
    Institute of Ceramics and Glass, c/ Kelsen, nº 5, Cantoblanco, Madrid, Spain
  • P. Šajgalík
    Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • R.I. Todd
    University of Oxford Department of Materials, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • M. Von Witzleben
    Inmatec Technologies GmbH, Rheinbach, Germany

Administrative Assistant

  • V. Huart