Society Fellows

Sudipta Seal

By Erica Zimmerman / June 23, 2020

Sudipta Seal, University Distinguished Professor, Trustee Chair and UCF Pegasus Professor, joined University of Central Florida (UCF) in fall 1997 after a postdoctoral work at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley. At UCF, he pioneered nanostructured cerium oxide and other metal/oxide ceramic (micro to nano), discovered its antioxidant properties, and applied in various…

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Frances Mazze Hurwitz

By Erica Zimmerman / May 27, 2020

Frances Mazze Hurwitz currently is a Senior Materials Research Engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, USA.  She holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Harpur College, State University of New York at Binghamton, and M. S. and Ph.D. degrees in Macromolecular Science from Case Western Reserve University.  She has been employed by NASA since…

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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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Jing-Feng Li

By Erica Zimmerman / April 9, 2020

Jing-Feng Li is Changjiang scholar distinguished professor of the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and also serves as deputy director of Tsinghua University-Toyota research center. He has received master and doctor degrees in materials science and engineering both from Tohoku University (Japan) in 1988 and 1991, and a bachelor…

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Nobuhito Imanaka

By Erica Zimmerman / April 4, 2019

Nobuhito Imanaka is a Full Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University. Imanaka received a B.S., Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University in 1981, followed by an M.S. (1983) and Ph. D. (1986) in Applied Chemistry, Osaka University, Japan. He started as an Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry,…

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Michael Naguib

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Michael Naguib is an assistant professor in the department of Physics and Engineering Physics at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Prior to joining Tulane in 2018, he was a Eugene Wigner Fellow (2014-2017) and Research Staff (2017-2018) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He received his M.S. and B.S. degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from the…

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Richard D. Sisson, Jr.

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Richard D. Sisson, Jr. is currently the George F. Fuller Professor, the Director of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering and the Director of the Center for Heat Treating Excellence at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Prof. Sisson recently was the Dean of Graduate Studies for the 5 years which ended in June 2014. Professor Sisson has been with…

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Ram S. Katiyar

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Prof. Katiyar graduated in 1968 from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with a Ph.D. in Physics. From 1971 to date, he has served on the Physics faculties of various universities, including the University of Southern California (Los Angeles), University of Campinas (Brazil), and presently at the University of Puerto Rico (San Juan). During all…

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Dominique Chatain

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Dr. Dominique Chatain is Senior Scientist, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) / Interdisciplinary Center of Nanoscience of Marseille (CINaM), joint laboratory of CNRS and Aix-Marseille University (AMU), Marseille, France. She received an Engineer’s Degree in Metallurgy, and a Ph.D. in Physics and Materials Science, from the Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble (INPG). Dr. Chatain was…

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Timothy J. Haugan

By Erica Zimmerman / May 21, 2018

Dr. Timothy Haugan is a Sr. Research Physicist, Team Leader, and Program Manager in the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Aerospace Systems Directorate (AFRL/RQ).  He received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from SUNY-Buffalo in 1995, an M.S. in Physics from Washington State University in 1986, and a B.S. in physics/mathematics from Whitworth University in…

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