Ling Fei, Author at The American Ceramic Society

Ling Fei

Day 6: See U, ACerS!

By Ling Fei / June 11, 2013

I can’t believe it’s already Friday, the last day of PACRIM 10. Although I know many attendees left this morning, there are still conference rooms filled with audiences for the remaining presentations. Just before I left, I heard two interesting talks. One was about using ice as an easy, green template for fabrication of micrometer…

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Day 5: PACRIM rocks, ACerS rocks!

By Ling Fei / June 11, 2013

Most of the presentations I attended in the past three days were given by researchers from universities and national labs, which often were more about basic science and less about profitability and commercial applications. I thought it would be nice to get some perspectives from industrial researchers. With this in mind, I listened to some…

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Enjoying science and new friendships—PACRIM, day 4

By Ling Fei / June 10, 2013

With no programming at the PACRIM–GOMD conference on Wednesday afternoon, the only task was to discover the city of San Diego. After some shopping, Ling Fei (second from left) and her new friends enjoyed a Japanese dinner. Credit: Fei; ACerS. As researchers, we know that it is difficult to find an individual material that perfectly…

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Passion for ceramic science—PACRIM, day 3

By Ling Fei / June 6, 2013

Tuesday evening’s poster session. Credit: Fei; ACerS. Today (Tuesday) began with the ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division George W. Morey Award lecture. George W. Morey is famous for his systematical study on the properties of various glasses, and is a pioneer in glass research. This year the award went to Denise M. Krol from…

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Ceramic materials shape a better world—PACRIM, day 2

By Ling Fei / June 5, 2013

Joe Ryan (right) talks about his career at the Pacific Northwest National Lab during Monday’s career roundtable event for students at PACRIM. Credit: Fei; ACerS. (Editor’s note: We ran into some website compatibility issues, which delayed this post by a day. We hope to catch up with Ling’s perceptive observations of the conference today and…

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