Society Fellows

Yoshihiko Imanaka

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

Yoshihiko Imanaka is a research fellow at Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan.  He earned his BS from Kyushu University, Japan in 1983 and an MS in Materials Science and Engineering from Lehigh University Pennsylvania in 1994. He received a PhD from Kyushu University in 1999. Dr. Imanaka joined Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. in 1983. He developed…

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William Hammetter

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

William (Bill) Hammetter is the Level I Manager of the Advanced Materials Laboratory at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he is responsible for technical and programmatic leadership for the development of materials and processes for nuclear weapon applications, battery materials, materials for alternate energy applications, catalysts, nanoscale materials synthesis and assembly, and…

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Paul Clem

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

Paul Clem is the manager of the Electronic, Optical and Nanomaterials Department at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  He received his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and his Ph.D. in Ceramic Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Following student research at…

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Xiang Ming Chen

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

Xiang Ming Chen is Professor of Materials Science, and Director of the Institute of Materials Physics and Microstructures in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Dr. Chen was awarded his BS degree in materials science and engineering by Central South University of Technology (currently Central South University), China in 1981,…

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Christopher Berndt

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

Christopher C. Berndt is Professor of Surface Science and Interface Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences, IRIS, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.  He graduated in 1977 with a B.App.Sc. in Metallurgy from what is now the University of South Australia. He earned his Ph.D. in the Materials Engineering Department of Monash University.…

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Lennart Bergström

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

Lennart Bergström is professor in materials chemistry at the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry at Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden. Prof. Bergström received his MSc in Chemical Engineering, PhD in Physical Chemistry, and was appointed as docent in Ceramic Technology, all from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. Prior to moving to Stockholm University…

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Alida Bellosi

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

Alida Bellosi is the Director of the ISTEC Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics-CNR, Faenza, Italy. She was educated at the University of Bologna, where she earned a degree (cum Laude) in Physics in 1974, and a PhD in Physical Chemistry. She joined ISTEC-CNR in 1976 as a researcher. In 2001 she was appointed…

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Monika Backhaus-Ricoult

By Deidre Haignere / May 14, 2013

Monika Backhaus-Ricoult is currently Senior Research Associate in Crystalline Materials Research at Corning Incorporated in Corning, New York. She was trained as a chemist and earned her Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at the University of Hannover, Germany. Monika joined Corning in 2003 after 18 years of academic research experience, as Research Director at the National…

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Geoff Brennecka

By Deidre Haignere / May 9, 2013

Geoff Brennecka is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and the Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. He received BS and MS degrees in Ceramic Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 2001 and 2002 and a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University…

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Society Fellows

By Eileen De Guire / February 22, 2013

Fellows shall be persons of good reputation who have reached their 35th birthday and who shall have been members of the Society at least five years continuously at the established nomination deadline date when nominated.

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