member (academician) of the World Academy of Ceramics
Aldo R. Boccaccini, Professor and Head of the Institute of Biomaterials at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, has been elected member (academician) in the World Academy of Ceramics (WAC). Academicians of WAC are individuals who have made internationally significant contributions to the advancement of ceramics culture, science, technology, industry or art. Elections to the World Academy of Ceramics are held on a regular basis and the current number of Academicians worldwide is limited to 200. The official ceremony of induction took place at the Forum 2016 of the World Academy of Ceramics that was held in Ravenna, Italy, on June 14-17, 2016. In the picture Prof. Boccaccini receiving the award certificate from Prof. Gary L. Messing (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, USA), president of the WAC advisory board. In the photos all new academicians at the induction ceremony, and Prof. Boccaccini with other WAC members, including Prof. William E. Lee (Imperial College London, UK), Prof. Monica Ferraris (Polytechnic of Turin, Italy), Prof. Victor C Pandolfelli (Federal Universtiy of Sao Carlos, Brazil) and Prof. Paolo Colombo (University of Padova, Italy). The information has been published in Ceramic Tech Today of the American Ceramic Society.
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