When 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM Apr 16, 2007
Where Johnson Rooms, Robert H. Lurie Engineering Center
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Memorial Symposium Honoring Tseng-Ying Tien

Xiaoqing Pan

Tseng-Ying Tien
(1924 – 2006)

Schedule of Events

7:30 Continental Breakfast
8:00 Opening Remarks, Peter Green, University of Michigan
8:10 Ming Tien, Pennsylvania State University
Biological Oxidation of the Aromatic Polymer Lignin
8:40 Ludwig Gauckler, Eldgenösslische Technische Hochschule Zürich
When Inventions Meet Market Needs: Innovations with Ceramics
9:10 Dawn Bonnell, University of Pennsylvania
Nanometer Scale Property Variations Enabling Future Devices
9:40 Albert Yee, University of California - Irvine and University of Michigan
Will It Be Possible to Fabricate Nanoscale 3-D Structures from Ceramics? Perspectives from a Polymer Scientist
10:10 Tea Break
10:30 John Halloran, University of Michigan
Convection During the Oxidation of Zirconium Diborides
11:00 Rick Laine, University of Michigan
Advances in Liquid-feed Flame Spray Pyrolysis: Novel Approaches to Nano-oxide Materials
11:30 Xiaoqing Pan, University of Michigan
Role of Defects in Stable p-type ZnO
12:00 I-Wei Chen, University of Pennsylvania
Transition Metal Oxide Electronics
12:30–2:00 Lunch Break
3:30 Manfred Rühle, Max-Planck-Institute für Metallforschung – Stuttgart
Amorphous Grain Boundary Films in Ceramics
2007 Van Vlack Lecturer
1504 G.G. Brown Building (Lee Iacocca Lecture Hall)

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is sponsoring this memorial event to honor Professor Tseng-Ying Tien’s contributions to education and research in advanced ceramics. We hope you will join us as we celebrate his contributions and achievements.