More than one hundred years since The American Ceramic Society began, brick remains an integral—and interesting—part of today’s built world. John Sanders, director of the National Brick Research Center at Clemson University, shares how he became interested in researching brick and other clay-based construction materials, overviews what takes place at the National Brick Research Center, and discusses how brick is positioned to help support our sustainable future.
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About the guest
John Sanders is director of the National Brick Research Center and associate professor at Clemson University, S.C. At the industrially funded Center, he helps oversee the provision of research, education, and services to producers and users of bricks and other clay-based construction materials.
Founded in 1898, The American Ceramic Society is the leading professional membership organization for scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, and students working with ceramics and related materials.