ACerS Awards and Honors

James H. Adair

By Erica Zimmerman / May 27, 2020

James H. Adair is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Bioengineering and Pharmacology at The Pennsylvania State University.  His research and teaching interests most recently include biological-nanoscale composite particulates for nanomedical applications, based on colloid and interfacial chemistry, and material chemistry. Dr. Adair received his B.S. in Chemistry (1975) and M.S. (1979) and Ph.D.…

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Junichi Tatami

By Erica Zimmerman / May 26, 2020

Junichi Tatami is a Professor in the Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences at Yokohama National University, Japan. He received a B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. in science and engineering of ceramics from Tokyo Institute of Technology. After he held the fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at Tokyo Institute of…

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Zhuo Xu

By Erica Zimmerman / May 26, 2020

Zhuo Xu is a professor in School of Electrionic Science and Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. He received his PhD degree from the School of Electrionic Science and Engineering in 2004 from Xi’an Jiaotong University. He worked for the School of Electrionic Science and Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong University from 1994 to…

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Bioceramics Division: Bioceramics Young Scholar Award

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2020

The Bioceramics Young Scholar Award recognizes excellence in research among current degree-seeking graduate students and postdoctoral research associates. A letter from a faculty advisor or postdoctoral advisor verifying compliance to this rule must accompany the application. All applicants are required to submit two abstracts: Submit one short abstract to a bioceramics-focused symposium via the MS&T…

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Bioceramics Division: Global Young Bioceramicist Award

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2020

The Global Young Bioceramicist (GYB) award recognizes the outstanding young ceramic engineer and material scientist, who has made significant contributions to the area of Bioceramics, for human healthcare around the globe. Nominations are invited from the candidates from academia, industry, or government-funded national laboratory – across the world. The award will be presented at the…

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Bioceramics Division: Larry L. Hench Lifetime Achievement Award

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2020

The Larry L. Hench Lifetime Achievement Award for innovation and translation is presented by the Bioceramics Division and is given annually to deserving individual(s) in recognition of lifetime dedication, vision, and accomplishments in advancing the field of Bioceramics, particularly towards innovation in the field and contribution of that innovation to translation of technology towards clinical…

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Tomoaki Yamada

By Erica Zimmerman / May 20, 2020

Tomoaki Yamada is associate professor of Energy Engineering at the Nagoya University, Japan, and a visiting associate professor of the Materials Research Center for Element Strategy at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. His research group specializes in functional dielectric, piezoelectric and ferroelectric thin films and nanostructures, especially with a focus on their bottom-up growth design and…

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Takeshi Kobayashi

By Erica Zimmerman / May 11, 2020

Takeshi Kobayashi is working as team leader of Sensing System Research Center (SSRC) in National Institute of Advance Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), which locates in Tsukuba, Japan. He received his B.S. and M.S. degree in Materials Science from The University of Tokyo. He also received Ph.D degree in Materials Science from The University of…

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Subhash Risbud

By Erica Zimmerman / May 4, 2020

Subhash Risbud is a Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California in Davis. Following undergraduate studies (1964-69) in Metallurgical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai he obtained the M.S. degree at UC-Berkeley in 1971 and worked for three years at Stanford and GTE-Sylvania before returning to Berkeley…

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Liping Huang

By Erica Zimmerman / April 27, 2020

Dr. Liping Huang is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs in the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York, USA. She obtained her BS and ME degree from Zhejiang University, China, and PhD degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.…

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