Lee Leonard, Author at The American Ceramic Society

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ICC4 Day 5 and parting thoughts

By Lee Leonard / July 20, 2012

Invited speaker Ashok Khandkar, from BloXR, discussed innovations in ceramic materials for biomedical applications. Credit: Russell Lee Leonard, ACerS. Thursday was the final day for the 4th International Conference on Ceramics. The day began with invited speaker sessions, followed by a wrap up session for the conference. Optional tours of Argonne National Laboratory and the…

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ICC4 Day 4

By Lee Leonard / July 19, 2012

David Bem, global R&D director of Dow Chemical spoke to the ICC4 audience about Dow’s approach to materials innovations. Credit: Russell Lee Leonard, ACerS. Wednesday was another busy day at the 4th International Conference on Ceramics. In addition to plenary and invited speaker sessions, there were several activities at the Modern Wing of the Art Institute…

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ICC4 Day 3

By Lee Leonard / July 18, 2012

Plenary session speaker Delbert Day addresses the audience at ICC4. Credit: Russell Lee Leonard, ACerS. The 4th International Conference on Ceramics continued on Tuesday with another full day of events. The day was a mixture of activities including two plenary sessions, a multitude of invited speaker sessions and a second interactive technology forum. I attended…

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ICC4 Day 2

By Lee Leonard / July 17, 2012

A large crowd listened to three presentations on Monday morning’s ICC4 Plenary Session I. Credit: Russell Lee Leonard, ACerS. Monday was the second day of the 4th International Congress on Ceramics in Chicago. The day began with plenary sessions that were followed by a luncheon sponsored by the Boeing Company. The afternoon featured invited lectures…

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ICC4 Day 1

By Lee Leonard / July 16, 2012

Maxine Savitz addresses the ICC4 audience. Credit: Russell Lee Leonard, ACerS. The 4th International Conference on Ceramics (ICC4) began on Sunday at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, Illinois. The two main events for the first day were the opening ceremony and the welcome reception. The opening ceremony featured many of the people…

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