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Liping Huang Named a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society

Liping Huang Named a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society



By Torie Wells

March 31, 2020

Liping Huang, a professor of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) — an honor bestowed on members who have made “outstanding contributions to the ceramic arts or sciences.”



Huang, who is also the associate dean for research and graduate programs in the School of Engineering, has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, and won numerous prestigious awards, including the NSF CAREER Award, the DTRA Young Investigator Award, the Alfred H. Geisler Memorial Award, and the inaugural Gordon S. Fulcher Distinguished Scholar from Corning Inc.



Her research focuses on the intersection of advanced materials and computational science and engineering. Specifically, her work is aimed at enabling the design of materials that will be able to support advances in energy, telecommunication, and health care technologies. Her research team has also been collaborating with Corning Inc. to make glass stronger and more flexible for things like cell phones, televisions, and solar panels.



This recognition will be celebrated at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet at the organization’s annual meeting in Pittsburgh in October 2020.


 


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