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Josef W. Zwanziger

By Marilyn Stoltz / March 7, 2019

Josef W. Zwanziger grew up in Ellensburg, Washington, and studied at the University of Chicago (BA Chemistry ‘83), Cornell University (PhD Chemistry ‘88, with Ed Grant) and University of California at Berkeley (PDF with Alex Pines). He joined the faculty at Indiana University in 1990, rising to the rank of professor, before moving to Dalhousie…

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Robert Hill

By Marilyn Stoltz / March 7, 2019

Professor Robert Hill undertook his Ph.D with Dame Julia Higgins at Imperial College on Spinodal Decomposition in Polymer Mixtures. In the 1980s he worked on calcium fluorosilicate glasses at the Laboratory of the Government Chemist in the UK and was part of the Group that won the Queens Award for Technology for the development of…

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Xingdong Zhang

By Marilyn Stoltz / February 26, 2019

Xingdong Zhang is a professor of Sichuan University, and President of the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE), and Honorary President of the Chinese Society for Biomaterials (CSBM). He is also an honorary doctor of Macau University of Science and Technology and a University Distinguished Professor of Northeastern University in US.…

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Claude Delmas

By Marilyn Stoltz / February 5, 2019

Claude Delmas is Emeritus CNRS Research Director at the Bordeaux Institute of Condensed-Matter Chemistry (ICMCB), located on the campus of the University of Bordeaux in France. He received his DSc Degree in solid-state chemistry at the University of Bordeaux in 1976. In 1985, he created the Solid-State Ionics Group at ICMCB and, in 2004, he…

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Robert M. Pilliar

By Marilyn Stoltz / February 5, 2019

Dr. Pilliar is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto with ongoing research in the field of biomaterials. He holds cross-appointments in the Faculty of Dentistry and the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME). A graduate of the University of Toronto (BASc, Engineering Physics, 1961), he completed his PhD training in England (Leeds University,…

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Mrityunjay Singh

By Marilyn Stoltz / December 20, 2018

Dr. Mrityunjay Singh is Past President of the American Ceramic Society and currently serves as President of the World Academy of Ceramics, Italy. He is a Governor of Acta Materialia, Inc., Academician of World Academy of Ceramics, and Fellow of ACerS, ASM International, AAAS, and NAI. He has received honorary doctorates from Nagaoka University of…

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Serena M. Best

By Marilyn Stoltz / December 14, 2018

Serena Best is a Professor of Materials Science at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of St. John’s College, Cambridge. She co-directs the Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials (along with Professor Ruth Cameron). She has published around 300 journal papers, books and book chapters, she holds 9 patents in the fields of biomaterials and skeletal…

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Jürgen Rödel

By Andrea Ross / September 25, 2018

Jurgen Rödel is a ceramics professor at the Technische Universität Darmstadt in Germany. He received a diploma in Materials Science from University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in 1983 and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 1988 as well as a habilitation in Materials Engineering from Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH) in 1992. During 1989-90 he did a first…

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David Morse

By Andrea Ross / September 25, 2018

David Morse has served as Corning’s executive vice president and chief technology officer since May 2012. Morse is responsible for leading Corning’s global research, development and engineering organizations, the corporate new product and process innovation portfolio, and the creation of new growth drivers for the company. In his prior position as senior vice president and…

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Tanguy Rouxel

By Andrea Ross / September 25, 2018

Rouxel is a Mechanical Engineer (ENSAM, Paris), a Doctor in Ceramic Science (ENSCI, Limoges) and full Professor of Glass Science and Solid Mechanics at the University of Rennes 1. After obtaining an engineering diploma from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers, Rouxel gained his Bachelor of Science degree (French DEA) from the University of…

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