Meet the 2016 Basic Science Division GEMS Award finalists | The American Ceramic Society

Meet the 2016 Basic Science Division GEMS Award finalists

ACerS Basic Science Division recently announced the finalists for its 2016 Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) awards. The division sponsors the GEMS award as part of the annual MS&T conference and ACerS Annual Meeting events each year. Congratulations to this year’s Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Award finalists!  

Swetha Barkam
University of Central Florida
Talk title:  Dopamine sensor using cerium oxide immobilized on highly ordered polymer nanopillars
Monday, October 24, 9:20 a.m., Room 260A



Yeom-Hwasung-120-125Hwasung (Sung) Yeom
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Talk title:  Development of zirconium-silicide coating for enhancement of accident tolerance of zirconium-alloy LWR cladding material
Monday, October 24, 4:00 p.m., Room 250A

Joseph Muth
Harvard University
Talk title:  3D printing of hierarchical ceramics
Tuesday, October 25, 3:20 p.m., Room 355E

Kate Reeve
Purdue University
Talk title:  Beta-Sn grain formation in aluminum-modified lead-free solder alloys
Wednesday, October 26, 9:00 a.m., Room 257A

David Kok
University of California, Irvine
Talk title:  Flash sintering of a three-phase alumina, spinel and yttria-stabilized zirconia composite
Wednesday, October 26, 3:00 p.m., Room 150E

Cody V. Cushman
Brigham Young University
Talk title:  Multi-instrument depth profiling of advanced glass materials
Wednesday, October 26, 4:00 p.m., Room 251C

Lisa Rueschhoff
Purdue University
Talk title:  Room-temperature and low-pressure injection molding of silicon nitride aqueous suspensions
Wednesday, October 26, 4:40 p.m., Room 151C

Theresa Davey
Imperial College London
Talk title:  Using DFT calculations of the vacancy formation energy to inform the assessment of the C-Zr phase diagram
Thursday October 27, 9:00 a.m., Room 155D

Feel free to attend the talks given by the finalists at MS&T16 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, to support their efforts!