M. N. Rahaman is Professor of Ceramic Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla. The author or coauthor of numerous professional publications, he is a member of the American Ceramic Society, the Materials Research Society, and the National Institute of Ceramic Engineers. Professor Rahaman received the B.A. (1973) and M.A. (1977) degrees in physics from Cambridge University, England, and the Ph.D. degree (1978) in materials science from Sheffield University, England.Mohamed N. Rahaman is the author of 'Ceramic Processing and Sintering (Materials Engineering)', published 2003 under ISBN 9780824709884 and ISBN 0824709888.