Monday, January 29
Opening remarks and 2023 best papers awards presentation - 8:30 a.m.
James I. Mueller Memorial Award
8:50 a.m.; Coquina Salon D/E
Ghatu Subhash, University of Florida, USA
Newton C. Ebaugh Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at University of Florida (UF), Gainesville, FL.
Title: Better Properties Do Not Always Yield Better Performance: Mechanism-Based Approach For Understanding the Impact Behavior of Ceramics
ECD Bridge Building Award
9:30 a.m.; Coquina Salon D/E
Dr. Kiyoshi Shimamura
Optical Single Crystals Group, Research Center for Functional Materials, National Institute for Materials Science
Title: Novel single crystals for electro-optical applications
10:40 a.m.; Coquina Salon D/E
Prof. Elżbieta Pamuła, PhD DSc Eng, FBSE
AGH University of Krakow, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, Department of Biomaterials and Composites
Title: Multifunctional ceramic, polymer and composite biomaterials for bone tissue regeneration and treatment
11:20 a.m.; Coquina Salon D/E
Judy Jeevarajan Ph.D.
Vice President and Executive Director
Electrochemical Safety Research Institute (ESRI)
UL Research Institutes
Title: Materials and Designs to Mitigate Thermal Runaway Propagation in Lithium-ion Cell and Battery Shipments
Jubilee Global Diversity Award
1:30 - 3:40 p.m.
Coquina Salon C
Sonia Lucia Fiorilli, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino
Title: Nanostructured bioceramics as a multifunctional delivery platform for the regeneration of functional (hard and soft) tissues
Chiharu Tokoro Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering at Waseda University/the University of Tokyo, Japan
Title: Creation of a new resource circulation loop realized by diversity and new separation technology
Global Young Investigator Award
Research Scientist at Multi-Materials Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Title: Tailored sintering route, engineered microstructure-performance relationship and artificial intelligence-based property determinations in silicon nitride ceramics