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 9. Below is the list of ACerS Lectures.
Monday, October 9
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
ACerS/EPDC Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture
Rosario A. Gerhardt, Georgia Institute of Technology
Structure-property-processing relationship in composite materials
2:00 – 4:40 p.m.
ACerS Richard M. Fulrath Award Session
–Klaus Van Benthem, University of California, Davis; Do Fields Matter? — Microstructure Evolution in Ceramic Oxides
–Jon Ihlefeld, University of Virginia; New Functionality from Reconfigurable Ferroelastic Domains in Ferroelectric Films
–Akitoshi Hayashi, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan; Development of ion-conducting glasses for solid-state batteries
–Chie Kawamura, Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd., Japan; Synthesis of High crystalline and fine BaTiO3 Powder for Thinner Ni-MLCCs Via Solid State Root
–Hideki Tanaka, Shoei Chemical, Inc., Japan; Development of Mass Production of Ni-nanopowder for the Internal Electrode of MLCC by DC Thermal Plasma Process
Tuesday, October 10
8:00 – 10:40 a.m.
ACerS Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture (included in the MS&T17 Plenary Session)
Steven J. Zinkle, University of Tennessee/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
What’s new in nuclear reactors?
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
ACerS Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture
Qingjie Zhang, Wuhan University of Technology, China
Global Energy Challenges and Development of Thermoelectric Materials and Systems in China
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
ACerS Alfred R. Cooper Award Session
Cooper Distinguished Lecture
Edgar Zanotto, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil
The Ultimate Fate of Glass
Cooper Scholar Lecture
Yushu Hu, University of California, Los Angeles
Glass Relaxation is Controlled by the Topology of the Atomic Network
Wednesday, October 11
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
ACerS Basic Science Division Robert B. Sosman Lecture
Michael J. Hoffmann, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Grain Growth in Perovskite-Based Ceramics