ICACC 2024 Award and Plenary Speakers

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

Read Prof. Subhash's bio and abstract here.


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

Read Dr. Shimamura's bio and abstract here.


Plenary Speakers

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

Read Prof. Pamula's bio and abstract here.




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

Read Dr. Jeevarajan's bio and abstract here.


Jubilee Global Diversity Award

1:30 - 3:40 p.m.

Coquina Salon C

Sonia Fiorilli

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

Read Prof. Fiorilli's bio and abstract here.

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

Read Prof. Tokoro's bio and abstract here.

Professor Yan Li

Dr. Yan Li

Assistant Professor, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College

Title: Design and Manufacturing of New Functional Ceramic Composites

Read Dr. Li's bio and abstract here.

Global Young Investigator Award

Yuki Nakashima

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

Read Nakashima's bio and abstract here.

Global Young Investigator_Photograph_Yuki Nakashima