Ferroelectrics Recognition Award

The Ferroelectrics Recognition Award is given out by the Ferroelectrics Standing Committee yearly in order to honor members of the UFFC Society for outstanding achievements in their scientific work as well as in promoting the Ferroelectrics Community.

Please contact Dr. Jacob Jones jacobjones@ncsu.edu for further information and suggestions for candidates.

Recipients

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rödel – Technical University of Darmstadt
2016

For his significant contributions to the research and development of lead-free piezoelectric ceramics and promotion of international collaboration

Andrei Kholkin – University of Aveiro
2015

For his substantial contributions to an understanding of ferroelectrics at the nano scale

Zuo-Guang Ye – Simon Fraser University
2014

For his substantial contributions to the developments of relaxor-based piezocrystals and PZT single crystals, his seminal work on the understanding of relaxor ferroelectric properties

Clive Randall – Pennsylvania State University
2014

For long-lasting contributions to the science and engineering of dielectrics

Kenji Uchino
2013

For his contributions in electrostrictive ceramics, multilayer piezoelectric actuators, high electromechanical relaxor single crystals, magnetoelectric devices, and piezoelectric loss characterization methodology.

Andrew Bell – University of Leeds
2012

For his contribution in the pyroelectric materials and devices, microwave dielectrics and phenomenological modeling applied to Barium Titanate, Relaxors, Piezoelectric Single Crystals and PZT.

Takaaki Tsurumi – Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
2011

For his work on structure and property of dielectric and ferroelectric oxides leading to improved performance and devices and for his outstanding service to the international ferroelectric community.

Bruce Tuttle – Sandia National Laboratoires, Albuquerque, NM, USA
2011

For his work on structure and property of dielectric and ferroelectric oxides leading to improved performance and devices and for his outstanding service to the international ferroelectric community.

Marija Kosec – Jozef Stean Institute, Slovenia
2010

For her significant contributions to the processing science and technology of ferroelectric powders, bulk ceramics, thin and thick films

Dragan Damjanovic – EPFL, Switzerland
2009

For his significant contributions to the understanding of relations between crystal instabilities, anisotropy and enhancement of electromechanical properties in piezoelectric ceramics and crystals.

Susan Trolier-McKinstry – The Pennsylvania State University (USA)
2008

For her significant contributions to dielectric and piezoelectric thin films, electronic ceramics, and her pioneering research in understanding the role of domain mobility and stress effects in ferroelectrics.

Tadashi Takenaka – Tokyo University of Science (Japan)
2007

For his significant contributions in Lead-free piezoelectrics and his personal support of the international ferroelectrics community.