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August 27th, 2014

Plan to attend ACerS lectures at MS&T14

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 Sunday, October 12.  Below is the list of ACerS Lectures.  

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Students should strongly consider the Rustum Roy Lecture on Sunday as well as the Friedberg and the Orton Lectures on Tuesday.  The nature of the lectures targets students.  ACerS hopes that all members and students will attend these very important and valuable lectures.    

 

Sunday, October 12

ACerS Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture 
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Wolfgang Rossner, Siemens AG, Germany

Ceramics for Innovation and Sustainability

 

Monday, October 13

ACerS Richard M. Fulrath Award Session

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

-Ken-ichi Kakimoto, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

-Takanori Nakamura, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Japan

-Edward Herderick, rapid prototype + manufacturing (rp+m)

-Yasushi Enokido, TDK Corp., Japan

-Susmita Bose, Washington State University

 

ACerS Alfred R. Cooper Award Session

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
-C. Austen Angell, Arizona State University (Distinguished speaker)

-John Mauro, Corning, Inc.

-Cornelius T. Moynihan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Distinguished speaker)

-Jared Seaman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

-Nicole T. Johnson, Coe College (Cooper Scholar)

 

Tuesday, October 14

ACerS/NICE Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
John Ballato, Clemson University

Rethinking Optical Fiber: New Demands, Old Glasses

 

ACerS Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Adrian C. Wright, University of Reading, UK

My Borate Life: An Enigmatic Journey

 

Wednesday, October 15

ACerS Robert B. Sosman Lecture
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Robert F. Cook, NIST

Multi-Scale Effects in the Strength of Ceramics

 


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