Plenary Speakers

FEMS European Materials Medal  - Sunday 11 / 17:00 – 17:40

Physical Metallurgy Meets Industry:
Do Physical Fundamentals Serve Industrial Materials Processing?
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Günter Gottstein

Institute of Physical Metallurgy and Metal Physics
RWTH Aachen University

FEMS Materials Science and Technology Prize – Tuesday 13 / 8:30 – 9:10

Field assisted sintering of oxide ceramics (More) 

Olivier Guillon

Institute of Materials Science,
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Germany

FEMS Materials Innovation Prize – Thursday 15 / 8:30-9:10

New Ionic Liquids  and Nanocrystalline Electrode Materials and for the Conversion of  Sunlight to Electric Power and its Storage in Lithium Ion Batteries (More)

Michael Graetzel
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Switzerland

Plenary Lectures

1 – Materials Research and Development for Europe  – Monday 12 / 9:20 – 10:00 (More)

Marcin L. Sadowski

Directorate for Industrial Technologies
European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

2 – Innovation in Materials Teaching  – Wednesday 14 / 8:30 – 9:10 (More)

Mike Ashby

Cambridge University

3 – Scale Effects in Fibre Composites and Surface Coatings: Microstructure, Transport Phenomena and Mechanics  – Wednesday 14 / 9:20 – 10:00 (More)

TW Clyne

Department of Materials Science
Cambridge CB2 3QZ, UK
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4 – Implantable Sensors: Safety and Efficiency  – Thursday 15 / 9:20 – 10:00 (More)

Paddy French

EI-EWI/DIMES, TU Delft

5 – Challenges in materials science for a sustainable “habitat”  – Wednesday 14 / 9:20-10:00 (More)

Mathieu Joanicot
Directeur Scientifique
Saint Gobain Recherche
Elin Sondergard
Laboratoire Surface du Verre et Interfaces
UMR 125 CNRS/Saint-Gobain