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May 29th, 2015

Attend ACerS lectures at MS&T15

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) has a long-standing tradition of presenting award lectures during MS&T combined with ACerS Annual Meeting each year.  All ACerS members, as well as Material Advantage Student Members, are encouraged to attend the lectures during this year’s conference, starting on Monday, October 5.  Below is the list of ACerS Lectures.  


Monday, October 5

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

ACerS/NICE Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture

Arun K. Varshneya, Alfred University and Saxon Glass Technologies

Principles of glass chemical strengthening science and technology


2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

ACerS Alfred R. Cooper Award Session

Cooper Distinguished Lecture
Martin Wilding, Aberystwyth University, Wales

Exploring the Structure of High Temperature Liquids with High Energy X-rays


Cooper Scholar Lecture

Emily Aaldenberg, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dynamic Fatigue of Ion-Exchanged Glass


2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

ACerS Richard M. Fulrath Award Session

Hiroaki Takeda, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Lead-free Electroceramics for High Temperature Use 
Tadashi Matsunaga, UBE Industries, Ltd.; Functional Ceramics Derived from Si-Based Organics
John C. Mauro, Corning Incorporated, What I Talk About When I Talk About the Glass Transition
Kenji Shibata, SCIOCS Company Limited; Development of lead-free (K,Na)NbO3 piezoelectric films
Jon-Paul Maria, North Carolina State University, Entropically-Stabilized Oxides: a Novel Class of Multicomponent Materials


Tuesday, October 6

8:00 – 10:35 a.m.

ACerS Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture (included in the MS&T15 Plenary Session)

Sylvia M. Johnson, NASA Ames Research Center

Space: The Materials Frontier


1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

ACerS Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture 

Delbert E. Day, Missouri University of Science & Technology

Glass Technology for Better Health


Wednesday, October 7

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

ACerS Basic Science Division Robert B. Sosman Lecture

Yuichi Ikuhara, Institute of Engineering Innovation, The University of Tokyo

Grain Boundary Segregation, Vacancies and Properties in Oxide Ceramics


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