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Richard and Patricia Spriggs Phase Award

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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Shuai Ren

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Shuai Ren is currently a PhD candidate and has just passed his PhD thesis defense at Frontier Institute for Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. He received his B.E. degree from School of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2009. During his doctoral period, he spent four years at National Institute for…

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Kang Yan

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Kang Yan is an associate professor at the college of aerospace engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China. He received B.E. and M.E. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from Nanjing Tech University and Shanghai University in 2000 and 2006, respectively. From April 2006 to March 2009, he studied at Department of Intelligent…

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Stéphane Gossé

By Deidre Haignere / May 19, 2016

Stéphane Gossé is a Research Engineer within the Department of Physico-Chemistry of the Nuclear Energy Division of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA Saclay, France). He joined the CEA Saclay in 2004 for a Post-Doc fellowship after a PhD in material sciences at University of Orléans funded by the French national aerospace…

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Patrick Lajarge

By Deidre Haignere / May 16, 2016

Patrick Lajarge earned a DUT technical degree in electricity and automatism from Technology University of Montluçon and has more than 30 years of experience in the field of nuclear science and technology. After his studies, Patrick worked five years for Intercontrôle (Part of the Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique (CEA)) in Cadarache (France) where he contributed…

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Markus Ernstberger

By Deidre Haignere / May 16, 2016

Markus Ernstberger successfully completed an apprenticeship as a mechanic in 1990 and continued his studies via a distant learning course leading to certified engineer status at the DAG Würzburg. He worked at the KIT’s (Karlsruhe Institute for Technology) Institute for Technical Physics as a technician for 11 years. In 2002 he was admitted as a…

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Dario Manara

By Deidre Haignere / May 16, 2016

Dario Manara earned an M.Sc. in Materials Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (Italy), and a Ph.D. in Materials Physics at the University of Warwick (UK). He worked as a graduate student and as a junior researcher at Politecnico di Milano, the Joint Research Centre-Institute for Transuranium Elements (JRC-ITU) of Karlsruhe (Germany), the Commissariat à l’Energie…

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Bo Sundman

By Deidre Haignere / May 16, 2016

Bo Sundman is professor emeritus at the Computational Thermodynamics (CT) division at the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) department at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). He graduated as a master in physics engineer at KTH in 1974, got a PhD in physical metallurgy in 1981, became a lecturer at KTH in 1986, assistant professor…

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Fiqiri Hodaj

By Deidre Haignere / May 12, 2016

Fiqiri Hodaj is full Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Grenoble Institute of Technology – School of Engineering in Physics, Applied Physics, Electronics & Materials Science, France. He received his Engineer’s Degree in Materials Science in 1985 and his PhD in Materials Science in 1988 from the Grenoble Institute of Technology. He joined the…

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