114th Annual Meeting Special Lectures | The American Ceramic Society

114th Annual Meeting Special Lectures

114th Annual Meeting

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Sunday, October 7

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Frontiers of Science and Society–Rustum Roy Lecture

Kennette Benedict, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Title: “Dilemmas of Nuclear Materials and Technology: From Los Alamos to Natanz”

Monday, October 8

10:20 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Alfred R. Cooper Session & Award

Arun K. Varshneya, Saxon Glass Technologies Inc. and Alfred University
Title: “Science & Technology of Chemical Strengthening of Glass”

Colin Ryan, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Title: “Conversion of Rare Earth Doped Borate Glass to Rare Earth Phosphate Solid Solution Compounds”

2:00 to 4:40 p.m.

Richard M. Fulrath Award Session

Japanese Academic: Kiyoshi Shimamura, National Institute for Materials
Title: “Novel Single Crystals for Optical Applications”

Japanese Industrial 1: Yukihiro Kanechika, Tokuyama Corp.
Title: “Research and Development of High Performance AlN Ceramics”
American Industrial: Ram Devanathan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Title: “Ionic Conductivity and Radiation Tolerance of Rare Earth Compounds”

Japanese Industrial 2: Toshimasa Suzuki, Taiyo Yuden Co.

Title: “Thin-Film Ferroelectric Materials for Decoupling and Tunable Capacitors”

American Academic: Elizabeth C. Dickey, North Carolina State University
Title: “Point Defect Dynamics in Metal Oxides”

2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Continuous Improvement of Academic Programs (and Satisfying ABET along the Way) – Elizabeth Judson Memorial Symposium

Tuesday, October 9

8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

Arthur L. Friedberg Memorial Lecture

Manoj Choudhary, Owens-Corning

Title: “Modeling of Transport Phenomena in the Glass Industry: Some Illustrations”

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture

Zhong Lin Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology

Title: “Nanogenerators and Piezotronics – from Basic Science to Novel Applications”

Wednesday, October 10

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Robert B. Sosman Lecture

Dawn A. Bonnell, University of Pennsylvania

Title: “Local Interactions and Consequent Properties of Oxide Surfaces and Interfaces: Lessons Learned from SPM”