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ACerS Awards and Honors

Winnie Wong-Ng

By Erica Zimmerman / May 3, 2019

Winnie Wong-Ng is a senior research chemist in the Materials Measurement Science Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, Maryland. She received a B. Sc. degree in Chemistry from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a Ph.D. degree in Inorganic Chemistry from Louisiana State University, followed by post-doctoral and research associate/lecturer appointments…

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Minoru Tomozawa

By Erica Zimmerman / May 3, 2019

Minoru Tomozawa is Professor of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, USA. He received a BS degree in Electrochemistry at Yokohama National University in Japan, and a Ph.D. in Metallurgy and Materials Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He worked at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a Post-Doctoral Research…

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Richard K. Brow

By Erica Zimmerman / April 25, 2019

Richard K. Brow currently serves as Curators’ Professor of Ceramic Engineering and Interim Director, Center for Biomedical Research at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, MO. He received his BS in Ceramic Engineering (1980) and MS in Glass Science (1982) from the NYS College of Ceramics/Alfred University; PhD in Ceramic Science…

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Dawn Bonnell

By Erica Zimmerman / April 22, 2019

Dawn Bonnell received her BA and PhD from the University of Michigan, was a Fulbright scholar at the Max-Planck-Institute in Stuttgart, at IBM Thomas Watson Research Center (1986-1988), then joined the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania (1988-).  She has >260 publications and 7 edited books. She received the Presidential Young Investigator Award, Ross Coffin…

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Jingyang Wang

By Erica Zimmerman / April 12, 2019

Jingyang Wang is the Distinguished Professor of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and division head of the Advanced Ceramics and Composites Division at the Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science and the Institute of Metal Research (IMR), CAS, China. He received a B.S. of Physics from Peking University, China (1992), and M.S. (1995) and Ph.D…

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David Lange

By Erica Zimmerman / April 9, 2019

David A. Lange is Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  He arrived at Illinois in 1992, and developed a research group focusing on concrete materials, including microstructure-property relationships, characterization of pore structure, drying phenomenon and measurement of internal relative humidity gradients, shrinkage/creep, and cracking.  Special topics such as self-consolidating concrete,…

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Lisa M. Rueschhoff

By Erica Zimmerman / April 9, 2019

Lisa Rueschhoff received a B.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from Iowa State University in 2013 and Purdue University in 2017. Lisa was an NSF Graduate Fellow with her doctoral dissertation focused on advanced manufacturing methods of bulk ceramic materials. She served as a member and Council Chair of ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors…

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Katalin Balázsi

By Erica Zimmerman / April 9, 2019

Katalin Balázsi is a head of Thin Film Physics Department (Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, MTA EK, Budapest, Hungary). She obtained her PhD at the Slovak Technical University in 2005 where she worked on structural characterization of nanomaterials ba transmission electron microscopy. Her research focuses on the development of different ceramics, mainly TiC …

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Jerzy LIS

By Erica Zimmerman / April 9, 2019

Prof. Dr. Eng. Jerzy LIS, is a correspondent member of the Polish Academy of Science and member of the World Academy of Ceramics, professor in materials science and chemical technology in AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow Poland, vice Rector of the AGH UST. Lis graduated AGH-UST in 1978, received his PhD in 1986,…

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Michael Cima

By Erica Zimmerman / April 8, 2019

Dr. Michael J. Cima is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has an appointment at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.  He earned a B.S. in chemistry in 1982 (Phi Beta Kappa) and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering in 1986, both from the University…

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