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
|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”