ACerS Awards and Honors

Lavina Backman

By Erica Zimmerman / June 8, 2021

Dr. Backman is a Materials Engineer and Karles Fellow in the Spacecraft Engineering Division at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. She completed her Ph.D. at the Department…

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William E. Lee

By Erica Zimmerman / June 7, 2021

William E. Lee is Sêr Cymru Professor of Materials at Bangor University in Wales and Emeritus Professor in the Department of Materials and Distinguished Research Fellow in the Institute of…

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Amitabha Kumar

By Erica Zimmerman / June 7, 2021

Dr. Amitabha Kumar is Vice President, Innovation and R&D at Boral IP Holdings LLC, San Antonio, Texas. He received a B.S. in Ceramic Engineering from IT, Banaras Hindu University in…

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Shibin Jiang

By Erica Zimmerman / June 7, 2021

Dr. Shibin Jiang is founder and President of AdValue Photonics Inc. in Tucson, Arizona, and Adjunct Research Professor at College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona. He received Ph.D. degree…

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Arvind Agarwal

By Erica Zimmerman / June 4, 2021

Dr. Arvind Agarwal is a Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Florida International University (FIU), Miami. He also serves as the Director…

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Clive A. Randall

By Erica Zimmerman / June 4, 2021

Clive A. Randall is a Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and has served as Director of Materials Research Institute at The Pennsylvania State University since 2015. Prof. Randall…

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Setsuhisa Tanabe

By Erica Zimmerman / June 3, 2021

Setsuhisa Tanabe is a Professor of Material Chemistry at Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan.  He received his PhD in 1993 at Department of Industrial Chemistry,…

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Tsuyoshi Honma

By Erica Zimmerman / June 2, 2021

Tsuyoshi Honma is an associate professor in materials science and technology at the Nagaoka University of Technology in Niigata, Japan. He received his Ph.D. (2004) in energy and environment science…

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Yanhui Chu

By Erica Zimmerman / June 2, 2021

Yanhui Chu is currently a professor in School of Materials Science and Engineering at South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China. He received his B.S. degree in materials physics at…

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Tatsuki Ohji

By Erica Zimmerman / June 2, 2021

Tatsuki Ohji is visiting research scientist at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan, as well as visiting professor at Yokohama National University and Nagoya Institute…

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