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ACerS Awards and Honors

Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids

By Erica Zimmerman / October 4, 2018

The Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids is awarded biennially to an author who made the most innovative contribution to experimental thermodynamics of solids technical literature during the two calendar years prior to selection. The Award is a $5,000 cash prize accompanied by a certificate containing a citation of the achievement on which the…

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Doreen Edwards

Doreen Edwards

By Erica Zimmerman / June 22, 2018

Dr. Doreen Edwards was appointed Dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in July 2016.   Edwards holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University (1997) and B.S. in Chemistry from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (1985).  Prior to joining RIT, Dr. Edwards…

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Structural Clay Products: Best Presentation Award

By Erica Zimmerman / June 19, 2018

New for 2019: The Structural Clay Products Division’s Executive Committee will review presentations given at the Annual Meeting and determine a winner who provided the best presentation. The winner will be notified in the months prior to the award recognition.  The award shall be a plaque containing a citation of achievement and will be presented…

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Ethan J. Crumlin

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Ethan J. Crumlin is a Career Staff Scientist at the Advanced Light Source (ALS, a 3rd generation synchrotron facility) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Berkeley California. He received his B.S. (2005), M.S. (2007), and Ph.D. (2012) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, advised by Prof. Yang Shao-Horn…

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Qiyang Lu

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Qiyang Lu is currently a postdoctoral associate at Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). He received his PhD degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2018, and BS degree from Tsinghua University in 2012, both in Materials Science and Engineering. During the PhD study at MIT, Qiyang was under the…

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Bilge Yildiz

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

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Lixin Sun

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Lixin Sun is a Ph. D candidate in Department of Nuclear Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is working as a research assistant with Prof. Bilge Yildiz in the Laboratory for Electrochemical Interfaces. After she received her BS in Physics from Peking University in 2012, she started graduate studies at MIT, focusing on…

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Nikolai Tsvetkov

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

 Nikolai Tsvetkov is research assistant professor in Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) living in working in Daejeon, South Korea. He got MS degree at Moscow Institute of Electronic and Mathematics in 2006 and PhD degree in Materials Science Department at KAIST in 2012. At that time he studied fundamental charge transfer processes…

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Xiaobing Ren

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Xiaobing Ren, currently a Managing Researcher and Professor at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS). He has been also associated with Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) under an MOU between NIMS and XJTU. He received his BS (1986) and PhD (1994) in materials science from Xi’an Jiaotong University. During 1997-2000 he served as a junior faculty…

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Minxia Fang

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Minxia Fang is currently a PhD candidate at Frontier Institute of Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. She received her bachelor’s degree in Materials Physics in 2011. During her PhD period, she gave several oral talks at a number of international conferences like IMF, AMF, AMEC, and was awarded “Excellent Poster Award” at IUMRS…

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