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Electronic Materials and Applications 2016


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Meeting Description

qr_code_ema_2016_lgElectronic Materials and Applications 2016 addresses emerging needs, opportunities and key challenges in the field of electronic materials and applications. Technical presentations highlight advancements in materials and devices for electronics, sensors, energy generation and storage, photovoltaics, and LEDs. The January 20–22 event features 11 comprehensive symposia and plenary talks from Darrell Schlom, Cornell University; James Warren, NIST; and Thomas Detzel, Infineon Technologies Austria AG.


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Who Should Attend

Plan to attend the popular after-meeting session, “Failure: The greatest teacher” on Friday, January 22, 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. 


DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at Sea World®EMA 2016 is designed for scientists, engineers, students, researchers and manufacturers with an interest in materials for electronics, energy, and sensor applications. The programming includes a mix of industrial, university and federal lab participants, discussing theoretical, experimental, applied, and unifying approaches.


Be sure to check out the new Winter Workshop, that ties into the final afternoon of programming at Electronic Materials and Applications (EMA), including the popular “failure lecture,” as well as a tour of Kennedy Space Center and the welcome reception and plenary session at the 40th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC’16) in Daytona Beach.        


EMA 2016, jointly programmed by ACerS’ Electronics and Basic Science divisions, is The American Ceramic Society’s seventh annual meeting on advances and challenges in the field of electronic materials. Make your plans to attend EMA 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at Sea World®.


Plenary Speakers

Darrell SchlomDarrell Schlom, Herbert Fisk Johnson Professor of Industrial Chemistry, Cornell University

Plenary TitleThin-Film Alchemy: Using Strain and Dimensionality to Unleash the Hidden Properties of Oxides

Wednesday, January 20 







James WarrenJames Warren, technical program director for materials genomics, Material Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Plenary Title: The Materials Genome Initiative: NIST, Data, and Open Science

Thursday, January 21







Thomas DetzelThomas Detzel, senior manager, GaN Technology Development, Infineon Technologies Austria AG

Plenary Title: Power Semiconductors

Friday, January 22






Technical Program

The technical program includes plenary talks, invited lectures, contributed papers and poster presentations, and open discussions, as well as networking opportunities to find collaborations, and facilitate scientific, and technical advances. Symposia emphasize ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, and dielectrics; thermoelectrics; superconductors; photovoltaics and LED’s; energy generation and storage systems; human energy generation and use; NEMS/MEMS; graded materials; and data storage applications. Other themes include thin film and bulk materials processing; device fabrication; green processing and sustainable materials; novel characterization methods; nanoscale electronics and mechanics; and interfacial effects and engineering.


A separate student-run symposium also features graduate and undergraduate student research, sponsored by ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors, providing development and networking opportunities for the next generation of scientists. EMA 2016 offers opportunities to learn, present and collaborate on academic and industry leading challenges in electronic materials, ranging from fundamental science, through development, to commercial applications.


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S4 Ion-conducting Ceramics
S5 Multifunctional Nanocomposites
S6 Computational Design of Electronic Materials
S10 Emerging Functionalities in Layered-oxide and Related Materials

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Contact Greg Phelps at gphelps@ceramics.org (614-794-5831) if you have any questions.    


Meeting Organizers
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Brady Gibbons (ED)

Oregon State University

John Blendell (BSD)

Purdue University

Haiyan Wang (ED)

Texas A&M

Dominique Chatain (BSD)




Division Leaders

Electronics Division

Haiyan Wang, Chair

Geoff Brennecka, Chair-elect  
Brady Gibbons, Vice-chair
Rick Ubic, Secretary
Jon Ihlefeld, Secretary-elect

Winnie Wong-Ng, Trustee

Basic Science Division

Shen Dillon, Chair
Xingbo Liu, Chair-elect
Dunbar Birnie, Vice-chair
Paul Salvador, Secretary

The American Ceramic Society values diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.


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