Speakers

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Dr. Mercouri Kanatzidis

Dr. Mercouri Kanatzidis is a Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

Dr. Gerry Wilson

Dr. Gerry Wilson received his BSc (Hons) from University College Dublin, Ireland and a PhD from Australian National University.

Dr. Zhong Lin Wang

Dr. Zhong Wang is the High tower Chair in Materials Science and Engineering and Regents' Professor at Georgia Tech.

Dr. Torsten Granzow

Dr. Torsten Granzow obtained a diploma in Physics in 1999 and a PhD in Crystallography in 2003, both from the University of Cologne, Germany.

Dr. Terry Hendricks

Dr. Hendricks is a senior member in the Power and Sensor Systems Section at NASA- Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.

Dr. Norifumi Fujimura

Dr. Norifumi Fujimura is a professor of Physics and Electronics at Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, and has more than 300 publications.

INVITED SPEAKERS

Dr. Earl Dowell

Dr. Dowell is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

Dr. Xiaoli Tan

Dr. Xiaoli Tan is a Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State University. His PhD degree is in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois, IL.

Dr. Kenji Uchino

Dr. Kenji Uchino is a professor at the Penn State University.

Dr. Rusen Yang

Dr. Rusen Yang is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He obtained his M.S. and B.S. in Condensed Matter Physics from Jilin University, China.

Dr. Eric Wachsman

Dr. Eric Wachsman is a director of the University of Maryland Energy Research Center, and W. L. Crentz Centennial Chair in Energy Research. He has more than 250 publications and 17 patents.

Dr. Geon-Tae Hwang

Dr. Geon-Tae Hwang is a senior researcher at Korea Institute of Materials Science. His Ph.D degree is from materials science and engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

Dr. Tomoaki Mashimo

Dr. Tomoaki Mashimo is an associate professor in Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan. He was also a robotics researcher at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

Dr. Takeshi Morita

Dr. Takeshi Morita is a professor at the University of Tokyo. He received his B.Eng., M.Eng. and Dr.Eng. degrees in precision machinery engineering from the University of Tokyo.

Dr. Jörg Wallaschek

Dr. Wallaschek is Director of the Institute of Dynamics and Vibration Research at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany. He has over 25 years of professional research experience.

Dr. Bernhard Wagner

Dr. Bernhard Wagner is Deputy Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology (ISIT) in Itzehoe, Germany. He received his PhD in Physics from the University of Mainz, Germany in 1986.

Dr. Dhananjay Kumar

Dr. Dhananjay Kumar is currently an ORNL Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University. He is presently working in the ERC at NCAT.

Dr. Dae-Yong JEONG

Dr. Dae-Yong JEONG, is a professor in Inha University, Korea. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in materials science and engineering from Seoul National University, Korea

Dr. Seung-Hyun Kim

Dr. Seung-Hyun Kim is an associate professor of engineering at Brown University. Prior to joining Brown, he was a senior executive vice president of MEMS.

Dr. -Ing Eckhard Quandt

Dr.-Ing. Eckhard Quandt, born 1960, studied physics at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel and at the Technical University Berlin where he received his diploma in the field of electronic micrcoscopy.

Dr. Joseph Shapter

Joe Shapter obtained his Ph. D. from the University of Toronto in 1990 working with Prof. J. C. Polanyi on the detection of small molecules and the determination of their energies.

Dr. Miso Kim

Dr. Miso Kim is a senior research scientist at Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science. She received her undergraduate degree in Materials Science and Engineering.

Dr. Jungho Ryu

Dr. Jungho Ryu is the principal researcher of Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS), Korea. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in materials science and engineering from Yeungnam University, Korea.

Dr. Ji-Won Choi

Ji-Won Choi received his Ph.D. degree, M.S. degree and B.S. degree in Ceramic Engineering from Yonsei University. He joined Cornell University as a post doctoral fellow.

Dr. Wook Jo

Dr. Wook Jo is an associate professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, Korea.

Dr. Masaya Takasaki

Dr. Masaya Takasaki is a professor in Graduate School of Science and Technology, Saitama University in Japan.