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Formal Induction of new WAC Members (18th - 19th Election)

Formal Induction of new WAC members of the World Academy of Ceramics - 18th and 19th Elections at CIMTEC 2022

The Formal Induction Ceremony of the new Professional Members (Academicians) of the World Academy of Ceramics took place on the occasion of the Inaugural Session of CIMTEC 2022.

The Session chaired by Mrityunjay Singh took place in the Auditorium of the "Centro Congressi Quattrotorri" of Perugia on June 21 morning where many hundreds of CIMTEC delegates representing over fifty countries were attending.

After a welcome by Mrityunjay Singh, President of WAC Advisory Board, Monica Ferraris, President of WAC Nomination Committee 2018-2022, briefly introduced the Academicians selected on occasion of the 18th and 19th Election to WAC, including:

18th Election - 2019

For the Class "Science":

Palani Balaya, Singapore
Amar S. Bhalla, USA
Elizabeth C. Dickey, USA
Olivier Guillon, Germany
Jens U. Günster, Germany
Ruyan Guo, USA
Gregory E. Hilmas, USA
Nobuhito Imanaka, Japan
Evgeny A. Levashov, Russia
Arumugam Manthiram, USA
Rodrigo Moreno, Spain
Ian M. Reaney, UK
Takashi Taniguchi, Japan

For the Class "Industry and Innovation":

Yoshihiko Imanaka, Japan
Shibin Jiang, USA

19th Election - 2021

For the Class "Science":

Csaba Balazsi, Hungary
Richard K. Brow, USA
Ali Erdemir, USA
Rosario A. Gerhardt, USA
Dietmar Koch, Germany
Jian Luo, USA
Barbara Malic, Slovenia
Eliana Navarro Muccillo, Brazil
Jianrong Qiu, China
Hisayuki Suematsu, Japan
Junichi Tatami, Japan
Avesh Kumar Tyagi, India
Yiquan Wu, USA
Guo-Jun Zhang, China

For the Class "Industry and Innovation":

Dana G. Goski, USA
Shunpei Yamazaki, Japan

The new Academicians who were present at the ceremony received the WAC diplomas from Mrityunjay Singh.

The other new Academy Members selected at the 18th and 19th Elections who had not been able to attend the ceremony, addressed their deep apologies.


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