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Richard and Patricia Spriggs Phase Award

Hiroko Yokota

By Deidre Haignere / May 19, 2015

Hiroko Yokota is an Assistant Professor at Chiba University, Japan. She graduated from Waseda University, Japan with a Bachelors of Science degree in Physics, then continued her studies and obtained a Master of Science and her Doctor of Science degree in Physics from Waseda University. As a PhD candidate, she worked as a research fellow…

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Nan Zhang

By Deidre Haignere / May 19, 2015

Nan Zhang is Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada. She received her B.Sc. in 2005 from Nanjing University in physics and her DPhil in 2009 from the University of Oxford in Condensed Matter Physics. After she obtained her DPhil degree, she continued working at the University of Oxford as…

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Baojun Zhao

By Deidre Haignere / May 7, 2014

Baojun Zhao is Fangyuan Fellow and group leader of high temperature process at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. He received his B.Sc. in 1986 and M.Sc. in 1989 from Peking University in chemistry and his Ph.D. in 1999 from The University of Queensland in metallurgy. After receiving his Ph.D., he started his postdoctoral research…

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Mao Chen

By Deidre Haignere / May 7, 2014

Mao Chen is currently working as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Chemical Engineering at the University of Queensland (UQ). He received his B.E. degree in Chemical Engineering and Technology from Central South University in 2008 and his PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from UQ in 2013. Dr. Chen is the author or co-author of…

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Yoshio Sakka

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

Yoshio Sakka is a Managing Director of the Materials Processing Unit at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), and a Professor at the University of Tsukuba.  He received his B.E. in 1978, M.E. in 1980, and Ph.D. in 1983 from Kyushu University for his work on cationic diffusion of zirconia solid solution systems, studying…

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Kiyoshi Kobayashi

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

Kiyoshi Kobayashi is the principal researcher at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan. He received his PhD in materials science and engineering from Nagoya Institute of Technology in 1998. During his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral courses at NIT, his supervisor was Professor Shu Yamaguchi, now a professor at the University of Tokyo.…

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Richard and Patricia Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2013

The Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award shall be given to the author or authors who, in the judgment of the award committee, made the most valuable contribution to phase stability relationships in ceramic-based systems literature during the calendar year prior to the selection. For the purposes of this award, a phase equilibria article is defined as a paper, article, or report published in a technical or trade journal, or in a bulletin from a school, laboratory, technical bureau, or experimental station, or in a pamphlet or book form. It must be complete and readily available to the public.

2018 Award Winners
Kang Yan, Minxia Fang, Xiaobing Ren, and Shuai Ren
“Crucial role of octahedral untilting R3m/P4mm morphotropic phase
boundary in highly piezoelectric perovskite oxide”
Acta Materialia , 134 (2017) 195-202

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