Clive A. Randall is a Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of Materials Research Institute at The Pennsylvania State University. He has a B.Sc. (Honors) in Physics from University of East Anglia, UK (1983), and a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from University of Essex, UK (1987). He was Director for the Center for Dielectric Studies 1997-2013, and Co-Director of the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics 2013-2015 (now Technical Advisor). Interests include discovery, processing, material physics, and compositional design of functional materials. Among his awards are Academician of World Academy of Ceramics, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, Fellow of the European Ceramic Society, Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, Fellow of IEEE, and a member of the National Academy of Inventors.