Dr. Wayne Huebner is a Professor of Ceramic Engineering at the Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla, Missouri. He began his academic career as an Assistant Professor at the Pennsylvania State University, and moved back to S&T in 1991. Over the last 20 years he has served twice as Chairman of MSE and CerE, and was the Vice Provost for Research for seven years.
The author of 100 papers, monographs and book chapters, he has been actively involved in the preparation and characterization of electronic ceramics. Much of his research is focused on the use of dielectrics, ionic & mixed conductors, piezoelectrics, electrostrictive materials for multilayer capacitors, solid oxide fuel cells, gas separation membranes, and phased linear array transducers for intravascular imaging.
He has graduated 10 Ph.D. students and 14 M.S. students. Huebner has received S&T’s Faculty Excellence Award five times, the Outstanding Teacher Award four times, and has been named the Outstanding Faculty Member in Ceramic Engineering eight times.
He has been a continuous member of the Electronics Division of The American Ceramic Society since 1983, serving in many capacities including all offices of the Ceramic Education Council, an organizer of various symposia, and Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society.