The Ninth International Conference on High-Performance Ceramics (CICC-9)

Organized by State Key Laboratory of New Ceramics and Fine Processing (Tsinghua University), College of Materials Science and Engineering, Guilin University of Technology, and College of Materials Science and Engineering, Guilin University of Electronic Technology, the Ninth International Conference on High-Performance Ceramics (CICC-9), was held at Grand Bravo Guilin, Guilin, from 4th to 7th, November, 2015. 608 scholars and students, come from 15 contries and regions attended the Conference. More than 600 presentations, including 4 plenary lectures, 66 invited talks, 139 regular oral presentations, were given at the Conference.

The Proceedings of CICC-9 was published as a special issue of Key Engineering Materials (Vol. 697), entitled "High-Performance Ceramics IX", in 2016 by TTP.

Plenary Lectures

    1. "Ceramics for dentistry: a case of needs driven research" by Dr. Zhijian Shen (Stockholm University, Sweden)
    2. "Multifunctionality of Ba2TiO5" by Prof. T. Goto (Tohoku University, Japan)
    3. "Advanced ceramic coatings for more efficient gas-turbine engines" by Prof. N.P. Padture (Brown University, USA)
    4. "Preparation of multifunctional ceramic nanofibers by electrospinning" by Prof. W. Pan (Tsinghua University, China)

Outstanding Contribution Award

  1. Prof. Greg E. Hilmas (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)
  2. Dr. Frederic Monteverde (National Research Council of Italy, Italy)
  3. Prof. Jorg Topfer (Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena, Germany)