Richard M Fulrath Award

Elizabeth Paisley

By Erica Zimmerman / June 28, 2021

Elizabeth Paisley is a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Elizabeth received her B.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from North Carolina State University. At NCSU she was the recipient of an NSF graduate research fellowship for her work on the development of novel thin…

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Hiroshi Sato

By Erica Zimmerman / June 22, 2020

Hiroshi Sato is section head of Technology & Intellectual Property HQ at TDK Corporation, Japan. He has been working on co-fired all solid state lithium ion battery using multilayer technology for 15 years. He received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering and Resource Science from Akita University in 2004 and 2012 respectively. He has started…

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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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Ronald G. Polcawich

By Erica Zimmerman / July 24, 2019

Ronald G. Polcawich is a Program Manager at DARPA in the Microsystems Technology Office and currently on detail to DARPA from the Micro & Nano Materials & Devices Branch of US Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Adelphi, MD.  He received a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (1997), and M.S. degree in…

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Shinichiro Kawada

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Shinichiro Kawada is senior manager of the Development Section 1 of Development Department 1 of sensor product division at Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Japan. He works to research and develop piezoelectric ceramics including lead zirconate titanate-based ceramics and lead free piezoelectric ceramics. Piezoelectric ceramic components have been widely used in various electronic equipment as piezoelectric…

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Naoya Shibata

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Naoya Shibata is a Professor in the Institute of Engineering Innovation, The University of Tokyo. He received a PhD in Materials Science in 2003 at the University of Tokyo. As a JSPS Research Fellow, he spent 2003-2004 in the STEM group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He joined the Institute of Engineering Innovation at the…

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Mark Waugh

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Mark D. Waugh is Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, Healthcare for Murata Electronics North America, Inc. in Smyrna, GA Mark is a challenge-driven, innovative leader with over 20 years of diverse global experience.  His roles have included strategic marketing, product management, and process engineering in demanding, highly competitive consumer technology environments. His leadership skills, coupled with…

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Yosuke Takahashi

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Yosuke Takahashi is deputy general manager of Research and Development Center at Noritake Co., Limited, Japan. He graduated from Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Tokyo University of Science, in 1999. He received Master’s degree of Pure and Applied Chemistry from Tokyo University of Science in 2001 and joined Noritake Co., Limited in the same…

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Yoshiki Iwazaki

By Deidre Haignere / May 13, 2016

Yoshiki Iwazaki is a Research Group Leader at Analysis Group, Research and Development Laboratory, Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd., Japan. He is also a Research Advisor of the Research Center for Functional Materials, National Institute for Materials Science. He received an M.S. in Physics from the University of Tsukuba and a Ph.D. in Physics from The…

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