Materials Science & Technology 2014
October 12-16, 2014
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, PA, USA



Sunday, October 12

ACerS Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Wolfgang Rossner, Siemens AG, Germany, Ceramics for Innovation and Sustainability


Monday, October 13

MS&T 2014 Plenary Session
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Yves Bréchet, Grenoble Institute of Technology; Alex King, Director, Critical Materials Institute; Alan Taub, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan


ASM/TMS Distinguished Lecture
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Robert E. Schafrik, FASM, GE Aviation (retired), Materials for a Non-Steady State World


ACerS Richard M. Fulrath Award Session
2:00 – 4:40 p.m.

Ken-ichi Kakimoto, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan; Takanori Nakamura, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Japan; Edward Herderick, rapid prototype + manufacturing (rp+m); Yasushi Enokido, TDK Corp., Japan; Susmita Bose, Washington State University


ACerS Alfred R. Cooper Award Session
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

C. Austen Angell, Arizona State University (Distinguished speaker); John Mauro, Corning, Inc.; Cornelius T. Moynihan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Distinguished speaker); Jared Seaman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Nicole T. Johnson, Coe College (Cooper Scholar)


ASM Alpha Sigma Mu Lecture
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Alexander McLean, FASM, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto, The Development of Materials: Signals from the Past – Guidance for the Future


Tuesday, October 14

ACerS/NICE Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

John Ballato, Clemson University, Rethinking Optical Fiber: New Demands, Old Glasses


Young Professional Tutorial Luncheon
12:00 – 2:00 a.m.

The Young Professional Tutorial Luncheon is a lecture and networking opportunity aimed at early-career professionals. The lecture is open to all MS&T meeting attendees. An optional boxed lunch can be purchased for $45 through meeting registration.


ASM Edward DeMille Campbell Memorial Lecture
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

Ian M. Robertson, FASM, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Hydrogen Embrittlement Understood


ACerS Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Adrian C. Wright, University of Reading, UK, My Borate Life: An Enigmatic Journey


Wednesday, October 15

ACerS Robert B. Sosman Lecture
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Robert F. Cook, NIST, Multi-Scale Effects in the Strength of Ceramics


AIST Adolf Martens Memorial Steel Lecture
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

David V. Edmonds, emeritus professor and visiting research professor, University of Leeds, UK, The ‘Silicon Age’ of Steel: How Alloying with Silicon is Playing a Crucial Role in Modern Steel Development


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