Ashutosh Goel

Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Phone:848-445-4512
Fax:732-445-5595
Email:ag1179@soe.rutgers.edu
Office:CCR-212
Office Hours: By appointment

 

Biography

Dr. Ashutosh Goel obtained his Ph.D. in the area of glasses and glass-ceramics from University of Aveiro, Portugal in December 2009 . His doctoral work was focused upon high temperature glass/glass-ceramic seals for solid oxide fuel cells. After obtaining his doctoral degree, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher (January 2010 – March 2011) in the research group of Prof. José M.F. Ferreira at University of Aveiro in the field of bioactive glasses and glass-ceramics for bone tissue engineering. During March 2011-April 2012, he worked as a ‘Glass Scientist’ at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA in the area of immobilization of high-level and low-activity radioactive wastes in glasses. Dr. Goel was employed as a senior scientist at Sterlite Technologies Ltd., India in the area of optical fiber technology prior to his joining the Rutgers faculty in January 2014. 

Teaching

Professor Goel's teaching responsibilities during the 2017-2018 academic year are:

  • Fall 2017:           Lab II (Materials Characterization), 14:635:353 
  • Spring 2018:      Advanced Glass, 16:635:506 (Graduate Course)

 

Education

Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Averio, Portugal, 2009
M.S., Physics, Guru Nanak Dev University, India, 2004

 

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Technical Committee (TC04) - Bioglasses, International Commission on Glass
  • Member, American Ceramic Society
  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Materials (Glass Science) - Nature Publishing Group
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Applied Glass Science (The American Ceramic Society)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal "Biomedical Glasses" (DeGruyter Publishers)

Research Interests

Ongoing Research Projects
Title: Understanding fundamental science governing the development and performance of nuclear waste glasses
Duration: 3 years [Start date: October 2016]
Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy – Office of Nuclear Energy
Role: Principal Investigator
Collaborators: Washington State University, University of North Texas, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
Title: Understanding influence of thermal history and glass chemistry on kinetics of phase separation and crystallization in borosilicate glass-ceramic waste forms for aqueous reprocessed high level waste
Duration: 3 years [Start date: October 2015]
Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy – Office of Nuclear Energy
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Collaborators: Washington State University, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
Title: GOALI: Understanding composition–structure–chemical durability relationships in multicomponent oxide glasses: Influence of mixed network former effect
Duration: 4 years [Start date: September 2015]
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Role: Principal Investigator
Collaborators: University of North Texas, Corning Incorporated
 
Title: Understanding the impact of composition on crystallization and chemical durability of sodium and alumina-rich high level nuclear waste glasses in support of the DOE Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant
Duration: 3 years [Start date: September 2015]
Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy – Office of River Protection
Role: Principal Investigator
Collaborators: Washington State University
 
Title: Composition-structure-chemical durability relationships in phosphorus/boron containing oxide glasses
Duration: 2 years [Start date: March 2015]
Funding Agency: Corning Incorporated
Role: Principal Investigator
Collaborators: Corning Incorporated
 
Title: Apatite and sodalite based glass-bonded waste forms for immobilization of 129I and mixed halide radioactive wastes
Duration: 3 years [Start date: October 2014]
Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy – Office of Nuclear Energy
Role: Principal Investigator
Collaborators: Washington State University, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Selected Publications

  • C. Cao, S. Chong, L. Thirion, J.C. Mauro, J.S. McCloy, A. Goel, Wet chemical synthesis of apatite-based waste forms – A novel room temperature method for immobilization of radioactive iodine, Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2017) In press.
  • A. Deshkar, J. Marcial, S.A. Southern, L. Kobera, D.L. Bryce, J.S. McCloy, A. Goel, Understanding the structural origin of crystalline phase transformations in nepheline (NaAlSiO4) based glass-ceramics, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (2017) In press.
  • J.S. McCloy, A. Goel, Glass-ceramics for nuclear waste immobilization, MRS Bulletin 42 (2017) 233-238.
  • Y. Shaharyar, E. Han, J. Cheng, A. Maron, J. Weaver, J. Marcial, J.S. McCloy, A. Goel, Elucidating the effect of iron speciation (Fe2+/Fe3+) on crystallization kinetics of sodium aluminosilicate glasses, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 99 (2016) 2306-2315.
  • Y. Shaharyar, E. Wein, F. Munoz, A. Tilocca, A. Goel, Strucure – solubility relationships in fluoride-containing phosphate based bioactive glasses, Journal of Materials Chemistry B 3 (2015) 9360-9373.
  • S. Kapoor, A. Semitela, A. Goel, Y. Xiang, J. Du, A.H. Lourenço, D.M Sousa, P.L Granja, Understanding the composition–structure–bioactivity relationships in diopside (CaO·MgO·2SiO2)–tricalcium phosphate (3CaO·P2O5) glass system, Acta Biomaterialia 15 (2015) 210-226.
  • S. Kapoor, A. Goel, A. Tilocca, V. Dhuna, G. Bhatia, K. Dhuna, J.M.F. Ferreira, Role of glass structure in defining the chemical dissolution behavior, bioactivity and antioxidant properties of zinc and strontium co-doped alkali-free phosphosilicate glasses, Acta Biomaterialia 10 (2014) 3264-3278.
  • A.A. Reddy, A. Goel, D.U. Tulyaganov, M. Sardo, L. Mafra, M.J. Pascual, V.V. Kharton, E.V. Tsipis, V.A. Kolotygin, J.M.F. Ferreira, Thermal and mechanical stability of lanthanide-containing glass-ceramic sealants for solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2 (2014) 1834-1846.
  • A. Goel, S. Kapoor, A. Tilocca, R.R. Rajagopal, J.M.F. Ferreira, Structural role of zinc in biodegradation of alkali-free bioactive glasses, Journal of Materials Chemistry B 1 (2013) 3073-3082.
  • A. Goel, J.S. McCloy, C.F. Windisch, Jr., B.J. Riley, M.J. Schweiger, C.P. Rodriguez. J.M.F. Ferreira, Structure of rhenium containing borosilicate glass, International Journal of Applied Glass Science 4 (2013) 42-52. 
  • A. Goel, A.A. Reddy, M.J. Pascual, L. Gremillard, A. Malchere, J.M.F. Ferreira, Sintering behavior of lanthanide-containing glass-ceramic sealants for solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22 (2012) 10042 - 10054.
  • A. Goel, S. Kapoor, R.R. Rajagopal, M.J. Pascual, H.Y.-Lee, H.W.-Kim, J.M.F. Ferreira, Alkali-free bioactive glasses for bone tissue engineering, Acta Biomaterialia 8 (2012) 360-371.
  • I. Kansal, A. Goel, D.U. Tulyaganov, M.J. Pascual, H.Y.-Lee, H.W.-Kim, J.M.F. Ferreira, Diopside-fluorapatite glass-ceramics: Potential materials for bone tissue engineering, Journal of Materials Chemistry 21 (2011) 16247-16256.