ACerS Awards and Honors

Anne Leriche

By Erica Zimmerman / July 1, 2020

Anne Leriche is Professor at Polytechnic University Hauts-de-France. She was born in 1959 in Belgium. After Latin-Greek program in secondary school, she turned to scientific studies and obtained Masters in Chemistry with honours in 1981. A Post-Graduate grant from Industrial Research Council allowed her to complete her doctorate with honours in 1986 from the State…

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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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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.

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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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James H. Adair

By Erica Zimmerman / May 27, 2020

James H. Adair is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Bioengineering and Pharmacology at The Pennsylvania State University.  His research and teaching interests most recently include biological-nanoscale composite particulates for nanomedical applications, based on colloid and interfacial chemistry, and material chemistry. Dr. Adair received his B.S. in Chemistry (1975) and M.S. (1979) and Ph.D.…

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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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Zhuo Xu

By Erica Zimmerman / May 26, 2020

Zhuo Xu is a professor in School of Electrionic Science and Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. He received his PhD degree from the School of Electrionic Science and Engineering in 2004 from Xi’an Jiaotong University. He worked for the School of Electrionic Science and Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong University from 1994 to…

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Bioceramics Division: The Bioceramics Young Scholar Award

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2020

The Bioceramics Young Scholar Award recognizes excellence in research among current degree-seeking graduate students and postdoctoral research associates. A letter from a faculty advisor or postdoctoral advisor verifying compliance to this rule must accompany the application. All applicants are required to submit two abstracts: Submit one short abstract to a bioceramics-focused symposium via the MS&T…

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Bioceramics Division: The Global Young Bioceramicist Award

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2020

The Global Young Bioceramicist (GYB) award recognizes the outstanding young ceramic engineer and material scientist, who has made significant contributions to the area of Bioceramics, for human healthcare around the globe. Nominations are invited from the candidates from academia, industry, or government-funded national laboratory – across the world. The award will be presented at the…

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Bioceramics Division: Larry L. Hench Lifetime Achievement Award

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2020

The Larry L. Hench Lifetime Achievement Award for innovation and translation is presented by the Bioceramics Division and is given annually to deserving individual(s) in recognition of lifetime dedication, vision, and accomplishments in advancing the field of Bioceramics, particularly towards innovation in the field and contribution of that innovation to translation of technology towards clinical…

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