Dr. Miladin Radovic received his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia in 1997 and 1992, respectively. After receiving Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA in 2001, Dr. Radovic joined High Temperature Materials Laboratory at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In 2006 Dr. Radovic joined Texas A&M University as assistant professor, where he was promoted to associate professor in 2012, and to professor in 2018 at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering with adjunct position in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He was also awarded the title of Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Sydney in 2013. Dr. Radovic’s research interests are related to the processing of advanced structural and multi-functional ceramics for harsh environments and their thermal and mechanical properties. His current research is focused on the MAX phases and MXenes, fast ionic conductors, metal-ceramic composites, and geopolymers. Dr. Radovic is author or co-author 7 book chapters and invited review papers, and over 160 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Radovic received CAREER award from National Science Foundation in 2011, Herbert H. Richardson Faculty Fellowship from College of Engineering, Texas A&M University in 2013, International Collaboration Award from the University of Sydney in 2013, Texas A&M Dean of Engineering Excellence Award in 2015, and AZZ Faculty Fellowship in 2018. Dr. Radovic has been serving as Associate Department Head and Graduate Program Director at Materials Science and Engineering Department, Texas A&M University from 2013-2017. Currently he serves as a Director of Materials Characterization Facility at Texas A&M University.