Attend ACerS lectures at MS&T16 | The American Ceramic Society

Attend ACerS lectures at MS&T16

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