FACULTY HONORS AND AWARDS

Our faculty have been recognized as leaders by national academies, professional societies, and across Penn State. Below is a selection of awards received by Penn State's Department of Materials Science and Engineering faculty.

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING

Election to the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, or National Academy of Medicine is considered one of the highest professional honors among scientists, engineers, and health professionals. Each year, new members are elected by current members based on outstanding achievement and commitment to service.

  • Kwadwo Osseo-Asare, Distinguished Professor of Metallurgy and Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering

Awards and Lectures

AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY FRIEDBERG LECTURE

  • Clive Randall, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY RICHARD M. FULRATH AWARD

  • John Mauro, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Clive Randall, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY ALFRED R. COOPER FELLOW AND DISTGUISHED SPEAKER

  • John Mauro, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

CERAMIC EDUCATION COUNCIL OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR AWARD

  • Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Steward S. Flaschen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering

Chair of Fall 2018 MRS Meeting

  • Joan Redwing, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

IEEE FERROELECTRICS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Steward S. Flaschen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering

IEEE-UFFC FERROELECTRICS RECOGNITION AWARD

  • Clive Randall, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

INTERATNATIONAL COMMISSION ON GLASS VITTORIO GOTTARDI PRIZE

  • John Mauro, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY MATERIALS THEORY AWARD

  • Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

THE METALS, MINERALS AND MATERIALS SOCIETY AIME ROBERT LANSING HARDY AWARD

  • Allison Beese, Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

THE METALS, MINERALS AND MATERIALS SOCIETY WILLIAN HUME-ROTHERY AWARD

  • Zi-Kui Liu, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CERAMIC ENGINEERS KARL SCHWARTZWALDER PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN CERAMIC ENGINEERING (PACE) AWARD

  • John Mauro, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

SOCIETY OF GLASS TECHNOLOGY SIR ALASTAIR PILKINGTON AWARD

  • John Mauro, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

 

     

      FELLOWS OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

      Faculty are elected as fellows to professional societies based on significant contributions to research, teaching, service, or other criteria specified by the society. It is an honor to be elected as a fellow; fellows represent a very small percentage of the society's total membership.

      AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE

      • Joan Redwing, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Susan Sinnott, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY FELLOWS

      • James Adair, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • David Green, Professor Emeritus of Ceramic Science and Engineering
      • John Hellmann, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • John Mauro, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Gary Messing, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Carlo Pantano, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Shashank Priya, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Associate Vice President for Research
      • Clive Randall, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Susan Sinnott, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Steward S. Flaschen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering

      AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY FELLOW

      • Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Ralph Colby, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Michael Coleman, Professor Emeritus of Polymer Science
      • Venkatraman Gopalan, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Paul Painter, Professor Emeritus of Polymer Science
      • Joan Redwing, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • James Runt, Professor Emeritus of Polymer Science
      • Susan Sinnott, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      AMERICAN SOCIETY for METALS FELLOW

      • Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      AMERICAN VACUUM SOCIETY

      • Susan Sinnott, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY FELLOW

      • Tarasankar DebRoy, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Todd Palmer, Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Materials Science and Engineering

      ASM INTERNATIONAL

      • Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Tarasankar DebRoy, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Zi-Kui Liu, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Digby Macdonald, Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering

      GUGGENHEIM FELLOW

      • Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      HUMBOLDT RESEARCH FOUNDATION FELLOW

      • Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      IEEE FELLOW

      • Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Steward S. Flaschen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering

      JAPAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF SCIENCE

      • Susan Sinnott, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY FELLOW

      • Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Joan Redwing, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Susan Sinnott, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Steward S. Flaschen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering

      THE METALS, MINERALS AND MATERIALS SOCIETY FELLOW

      • Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      NATIONAL SECURITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FACULTY FELLOWSHIP

      • Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Steward S. Flaschen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering

      WORLD ACADEMY OF CERAMICS

      • James Adair, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • David Green, Professor Emeritus of Ceramic Science and Engineering
      • Gary Messing, Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Science and Engineering
      • Carlo Pantano, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Clive Randall, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Della Roy, Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering
      • Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Steward S. Flaschen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering
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      PENN STATE HONORS AND AWARDS

      Penn State awards various awards and honors to faculty based on achievement that focuses on evidence of the superior scholarly or creative accomplishments. 

      The title of Distinquished Professor is bestowed on full-time faculty members who hold the rank of professor and are acknowledged leaders in their fields of research or creative activity; demonstrate significant leadership in raising the University's standards in teaching, research, or creative activity and service; and exhibit excellent teaching skills.

      Faculty Scholar Medals are given in recognition of scholarly excellence demonstrated by a single contribution or series of contributions focusing on a coherent theme. 

      DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORS

      Zi-Kui Liu, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      Gary Messing, Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Science and Engineering

      Kwadwo Osseo-Asare, Distinguished Professor of Metallurgy and Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering

      Carlo Pantano, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      FACULTY SCHOLAR MEDALS

      James Adair, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      Long-Qing Chen, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      Tarasankar DebRoy, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      Venkatraman Gopalan, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      Kwadwo Osseo-Asare, Distinguished Professor of Metallurgy and Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering

      Clive Randall, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

      Qing Wang, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

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