Attend ACerS lectures at MS&T17 | The American Ceramic Society

Attend ACerS lectures at MS&T17

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