Left to right: Pang, Hahn, Milisavljevic, and Porz

ACerS Basic Science Division announces the GEMS Award Finalists for 2020. The division sponsors the Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) awards as part of the annual MS&T conference and ACerS Annual Meeting events each year.

Congratulations to the 2020 GEMS Award Finalists!

Diamond Ranking:

  • Edward Lee Pang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Understanding trends in thermal hysteresis during the martensitic transformation in ZrO2-CeO2 shape-memory ceramics Phase Transformations in Ceramics: Science and Applications”
  • Dominik Hahn, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany, “Phase transformations of phosphate-bonded Al2O3-MgAl2O4 refractories Phase Transformations in Ceramics: Science and Applications”
  • Iva Milisavljevic, Alfred University, “Solid state single crystal growth of YAG by SPS sintering Sustainable Manufacturing of Ceramics II”

Sapphire Ranking:

  • Lukas Porz, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, “Deforming polycrystalline ceramics by dislocation based plastic deformation Rustum Roy Symposium”