The Sixth China International Conference on High-Performance Ceramics (CICC-6)

The Sixth China International Conference on High-Performance Ceramics (CICC-6) was organized by Center for Composite Materials of Harbin Institute of Technology and State Key Laboratory of New Ceramics and Fine Processing (Tsinghua University) and held from August 16 to 19, 2009, at Victories Hotel, Harbin.

The Conference received more than 750 abstracts. After being evaluated by the Academic Committee, 641 abstracts were accepted. 654 scholars and students attended the Conference.

4 plenary lectures and 69 invited talks were given by famous scholars at the conference.

After the Conference, the Proceedings of CICC-6 was published in two parts, a special issue of Key Engineering Materials (Vols. 434 ~ 435), entitled "High-Performance Ceramics VI", and a special issue of Advanced Materials Research (Vols. 105 ~ 106), entitled "Chinese Ceramics Communications", in 2010 by TTP.

Plenary Lectures

  1. "Nonconventional pressureless sintering and grain growth" by Prof. I-W. Chen (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  2. "Piezoelectric ceramics: from PZT to lead-free materials" by Prof. M.J. Hoffmann(University Karlsruhe, Germany)
  3. "Sintering of transparent YAG ceramics" by Prof. G.L. Messing(The Pennsylvania State University, USA)
  4. "Status and recent projects in ISO/TC206 'Fine Ceramics'" by Dr. S. Sakaguchi(AIST, Japan)

Outstanding Contribution Award

  1. Mr. Jakob J. KUEBLER (Empa, Switzerland)
  2. Prof. Jing-Feng LI (Tsinghua University, China)
  3. Prof. Hasan MANDAL (Anadolu University, Turkey)
  4. Prof. Cheng-Fu YANG (National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
  5. Prof. Guo-Jun ZHANG (Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, China)
  6. Prof. Xingui ZHOU (National University of Defense Technology, China)