2021 Award Speakers

James L. Mueller Award


Zuhair A. Munir

Distinguished Professor,  Emeritus, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Dean, Emeritus, College of Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

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Title: Electric field effects in the processing of materials

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Bridge Building Award

Monica Ferraris

Professor of Science and Technology of Materials, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

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Title: Joining and integration: Building bridges between materials

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2021 Plenary Speakers

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Julia R. Greer

Ruben and Donna Mettler Professor of Materials Science, Mechanics, Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, USA

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Title: Materials by design: Three-dimensional (3D) nano-architected meta-materials

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Kazunari sasaki

Senior Vice President and Distinguished Professor, Kyushu University, Japan

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Title:  Ceramics for fuel cells and hydrogen energy

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Global Young Investigator Award

Amjad Almansour, Aerospace Ceramic Materials Research Engineer in the Materials and Structures Division, NASA Glenn Research Center, USA

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Title: Understanding the durability of SiC based ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) for gas turbine engine hot section components

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Engineering Ceramics Division Jubilee Global Diversity Award

Each year, three early/mid-career women and minority professionals are selected for the Engineering Ceramics Division’s Jubilee Global Diversity Award and are invited to present at the International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites in Daytona Beach, Florida (annual meeting of the Division). The awardees are encouraged to mentor students and promote society-related activities at their institutions.

This award recognizes exceptional early- to mid-career professionals who are women and/or underrepresented minorities (based on race, ethnicity, nationality and/or geographic location) in the area of ceramic science and engineering.

Eva Hemmer

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Chemistry, University of Ottawa, Canada

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Title: Rare-earth-based opto-magnetic nanoparticles – Current trends and challenges

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Jessica A. Krogstad

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

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Title: Dynamic, radiation tolerant ceramics: Understanding defect mobility and microstructural evolution in ceramics subject to ion irradiation

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Miki Inada

Associate Professor in the Center of Advanced Instrumental Analysis at Kyushu University, Japan

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Title: Microwave effect on the synthesis of metal oxide particles by hydrothermal method

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