Materials Science and Engineering Seminar

April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017
Speaker:  Masato Iwasaki, Ph.D.
                  NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd.    
Title Corporate Profile and R&D Activities at NGK
Time: 1:30 p.m.
This seminar will provide an outline of NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. and its current products. R&D activities including development of various integrated circuit substrates (ceramics, organics, and glass), non-lead piezoelectric materials, and Li-conducting oxide for all solid Li ion batteries will also be discussed.
BIOGRAPHY:Dr. Masato Iwasaki is an Assistant Manager of the Engineering R&D Group at NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd.  He joined NGK in 2002 as a researcher at its R&D center. Since then, his research work has focused on developing a wide variety of applications, including low temperature co-fired ceramic substrates, piezoelectric actuators, integrated circuit packages, and energy storage devices. From 2004-2006, he was also a visiting scientist at Pennsylvania State University researching dielectric metamaterials. Masato holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, an M.S. in Materials Chemistry, and a Ph.D. in Department of Materials Chemistry, all from Tohoku University.
Hosted by Prof. Richard E. Riman