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Research paper by Alfred University professor earns award from Journal of the American Ceramic Society

Alfred University | 11/15/19

A paper outlining research conducted by a group led by Alfred University professor Yiquan Wu has been recognized by the Journal of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS).


ALFRED, NY – A paper outlining research conducted by a group led by Alfred University professor Yiquan Wu has been recognized by the Journal of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS).

The paper, titled "Fabrication and Properties of Transparent Nd-doped BaF2 Ceramics,” has been selected as one of the 15 “best papers” from more than 800 manuscripts submitted to the Journal for publication in 2018. Wu, who is SUNY Empire Innovation Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering at Alfred University, accepted the award at the Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) conference that was held Sept. 29-Oct. 3 in Portland, OR.

During the conference, Wu gave a presentation on his award-winning paper. William G. Fahrenholtz, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society, presented the “Best Paper” honorary certificate and medal to Wu.

Wu joined Alfred University as an assistant professor in 2011. He is the recipient of National Science Foundation CAREER award and the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research–YIP award. Wu also received the Chancellor’s Award from the State University of New York for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. In January 2019, Wu was appointed an editor of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society.

In photo above, Yiquan Wu, right, SUNY Empire Innovation Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Alfred University, and William G. Fahrenholtz, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society after Fahrenholtz presented Wu with an award for “Best Paper” from the Journal.