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Special Lectures

A listing of special lectures planned during MS&T21 are listed below, by day. Please browse the selections below and add relevant events to your conference itinerary.

Monday, October 18, 2021

The Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids

Time: 8:10 a.m. to 8:55 a.m.
Presenter: Xin Qian, Northwestern University, USA
Presentation Title: "Role of Favorable Thermodynamic Properties in Solar-Driven Thermochemical Fuel Production Using Nonstoichiometric Perovskites"

ACerS/EPDC Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Presenter: Elizabeth Opila, University of Virginia, USA
Presentation Title: "Environmental Barrier Coatings – Enabling Materials for Extreme Environments"

ACerS Richard M. Fulrath Award Session


This session will feature the following presenters:
  • Surojit Gupta, University of North Dakota, USA
  • Elizabeth Paisley, Sandia National Laboratory, USA
  • Tsuyoshi Honma, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan
  • Kenichi Okazaki, Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Japan
  • Hirokazu Sasaki, Shoei Chemical, Inc., Japan

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

ACerS Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Presenter: Alexander Michaelis, Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies & Systems IKTS, Germany
Presentation Title: "Advanced Ceramics for Energy and Environmental Technology"

ACerS GOMD Alfred R. Cooper Award Session

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.
Winners will be announced after selection by the Cooper Award Committee for the following:

  • Cooper Distinguished Lecture
  • ACerS GOMD Alfred R. Cooper Young Scholar Award Presentation

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

ACerS Basic Science Division Robert B. Sosman Lecture

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Presenter: Wayne Kaplan, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Presentation Title: "Combining Atomistic and Continuum Approaches to Interfaces"