Michael K. Cinibulk is a Senior Materials Research Engineer in the Ceramics Branch of the Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH.He
is responsible for technical program management and leads basic and applied research on processing and characterization of fiber coatings and fiber-matrix interfaces for oxidation resistant ceramic-matrix composites. Dr. Cinibulk received his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.Following his graduate work he spent two years on a postdoctoral fellowship at the Max-Planck Institute in Stuttgart, Germany.
Prior to joining the government in 2000, he
was affiliated with the in-house research program at AFRL
as an employee with UES, Inc.
(1994-2000).Between undergraduate and graduate studies, he was a researcher in the Materials Laboratory at SRI International.Mike
has authored or coauthored over 60 publications and patents.Dr. Cinibulk has been a member of the Basic Science Division of the American Ceramic Society since 1987.He has served as session chairman and organized symposia and topical sessions for several Society meetings.He is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society and Materials Letters.