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 24. Below is the list of ACerS Lectures.
Monday, October 24
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
ACerS/NICE Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture
Aldo R. Boccaccini, Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
Bioactive glasses in soft tissue repair. What do we know so far?
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
ACerS Alfred R. Cooper Award Session
Cooper Distinguished Lecture
G. Neville Greaves, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, and Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China
Where inorganic meets organic in the glassy state: hybrid glasses and dental cements
Cooper Scholar Lecture
Matthew A. Tuggle, Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET), Clemson University
Novel Approaches to Glass Optical Fibers
2:00 – 4:20 p.m.
ACerS Richard M. Fulrath Award Session
–Tadachika Nakayama, Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka, Japan; Ceramics/Polymer Hybrids and its Processing with Nano Pulsed Power Technology
–Yoshiki Iwazaki, TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD., Gunma, Japan; Material design of dielectric and piezoelectric materials with first-principles calculation
–James G. Hemrick, Reno Refractories, Inc.; A Future for Refractory Ceramic Technology Based on a Rich Past
–Tomoyuki Nakamura, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Japan; Development of dielectrics for monolithic ceramic capacitor
–Bryan D. Huey, University of Connecticut; High Speed and Tomographic AFM of Functional Materials
Tuesday, October 25
8:00 – 10:35 a.m.
ACerS Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture (included in the MS&T16 Plenary Session)
Bruce Dunn, University of California, Los Angeles
Designing Ceramics for Next-Generation Energy Storage Systems
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
ACerS Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture
Cato T. Laurencin, University of Connecticut
Regenerative Engineering: A Convergence Approach to Next Generation Grand Challenges
Wednesday, October 26
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
ACerS Basic Science Division Robert B. Sosman Lecture
Jennifer A. Lewis, Harvard University
Programmable Assembly of Colloidal Suspensions