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www.ceramics.org/pacrim10 RegisteR by April 24th to sAve PACRIM 10 Plenary & Award Speakers Jeffrey Wadsworth President and CEO of Battelle Memorial Institute The Evolving R&D Model: Driving Energy Transformation through Advances in Materials Science Wadsworth formerly led Battelle’s Global Laboratory Operations business, where he oversaw the management or comanagement of six national labs, representing more than $3 billion in annual business, and the Department of Homeland Security’s National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center. He earned his BS (1972) and PhD (1975) from Sheffield University, England. He was awarded a Doctor of Metallurgy (1991) for his published work and received an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree (2004). He has worked at Stanford University, Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He has authored or coauthored nearly 300 scientific papers and one book, and he has been granted four US patents. He holds five honorary doctorates, two honorary professorships, and is a Fellow in three technical societies. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Hong-Kyu Park Fellow of LG Chem Battery R&D, Korea Technology Trend in Lithium-Ion Battery for Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage System Application Park is in charge of Battery Materials Development for LIB, LIB cathode materials research and development, and materials development of for automobile applications at LG Chem. He earned his PhD in materials science & engineering at KAIST (1996) and completed postdoctoral work at the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute and Iowa State University. He is a board member of the Korea Electrochemical Society. Tomoyoshi Motohiro Toyota Central R&D Laboratories, Japan Research Activities for Future Challenges in Global Energy and Environment in TCRDL Motohiro graduated from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1976. He earned his MS in 1978 and his PhD in 1986 from UT and joined Toyota Central R&D Laboratories, Japan. After his commission as a manager, Motohiro acceded a post of senior fellow as a manager in 2007. Since 2006, he has served concurrently as an affiliate professor of the graduate school in Toyota Technological Institute. He is author or coauthor of 99 refereed papers and four books. He won a R&D 100 Award in 2000 for the development of DVD-CD compatible CD-R based on the exothermic redox reaction at metal–sulfide thin-film interface. Motohiro is an advisory board member in the funding program ”CREST” in the Japan Science and Technological Agency; a selection committee member of Japan’s “SACLA” XFEL facility, Japan; the Surface Science Society of Japan; Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Society for Science on Form, Japan; and MRS. M.K. Badrinarayan VP & Research Director, Inorganic and Broad-Based Technologies, Corning Incorporated Glass and Ceramics for Energy Applications Badrinarayan is Vice President of Inorganic and Broad-Based Technologies within the research group at Corning Inc. He has 15 years with the company in management positions in inorganic materials, optics, and modeling. Badrinarayan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a master’s degree in physics and a doctorate in electrical engineering. Prior to working at Corning, he held several management positions in Thomson CSF and Philips Display Components. He is a member of Optical Society of America and The American Ceramic Society. Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Science Lecture Opening lecture for the Glass & Optical Materials Division program. Walter Kob Full Professor, Department of Physics, University of Montpellier, France The Properties of Glassforming Systems at the Kauzmann Temperature American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 92, No. 2 | www.ceramics.org 39


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