ACerS Basic Science Division announces the GEMS Award Finalists for 2019. 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 2019 GEMS Award Finalists!
- Xin Li Phuah, Purdue University, “Staged microstructural study of flash sintered titania”
- Beecher Watson, The Pennsylvania State University, “Reactive Sintering and Templated Grain Growth of CuO-doped PIN-PMN-PT Ceramics”
- Talia Barth, University of Michigan, “Uncovering the oxidation mechanisms of nickel-based alumina-forming alloys”
- Mingyang Zhao, Clemson University, “The impact of Cs stoichiometry on structural features and thermodynamic stability of (BaxCsy)(M,Ti)8O16 (M = Zn2+, Al3+, Ga3+, and Fe3+) hollandite-based ceramic waste forms”
- Archana Loganathan, Florida International University, “Influence of Annealing Temperature and Time on Phase Stability and Fracture Toughness of Rare-earth Stabilized Zirconia”
- Jacob Cordell, Colorado School of Mines, “Tuning electronic properties in II-IV-V2 semiconductors via sub-lattice configurational disorder”
- Kimiko Nakajima, University of California, Davis, “Design of Highly Stable Nanostructured LiMn2O4 for Li-ion battery cathodes”
- Shenglong Mu, Clemson University, “Rapid Laser Reactive Sintering of Ceramics for 3D Printing of Protonic Ceramic Energy Devices”
- Yi Yuan, Simon Fraser University, “Effect of PbZrO3-Modification on the Structure and Relaxor Properties of High-TC BiScO3-PbTiO3 Ceramics and Single Crystals”
- Jun Gao, Clemson University, “Rational anode design for protonic ceramic fuel cells by a one-step phase inversion method”