A N N O U N C E M E N T A N D C A L L F O R P A P E R S
venue speakers *Plenary
LOCATION S. Aggarwal Texas Instruments
D. Bonnell University of Pennsylvania
ICE-2003 will take place on the campus of the
H.J.M. Bouwmeester University of Twente
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Located in
G.M. Choi Pohang University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, the MIT campus is adja- M. Cima MIT
cent to historic Boston. A city with a rich cultural D. Damjanovic EPFL, Lausanne
R. Droopad Motorola
heritage, Boston offers renowned museums, educa-
L. Eng Dresden University of Technology
tional institutions and year-round performances J. Fleig Max-Planck-Institute, Stuttgart
in the arts. Nearby is the waterfront, Public Garden, L. Gauckler ETH, Zürich
V. Gopalan Penn State University I C E 2 0 0 3
and many fine locales for dining and shopping, all
C.S. Hwang Seoul National University
easily accessible by public transportation. E. Ivers-Tiffée University of Karlsruhe
M. Kawasaki Tohoku University
J.H. Kim Samsung
The ICE-2003 local organizing committee has reserved
Tokyo Institute of Technology International
a block of rooms at different price categories, from Z.G. Liu Nanjing University
J. Maier Max-Planck-Institute, Stuttgart
MIT dormitory rooms to four-star hotels in the vicinity.
T. Mason Northwestern University
These rooms will be reserved until 1 May 2003.
T. Moustakas Boston University
After this date, reservations will be accepted on the M. Oliver Motorola
basis of availability. X. Pan University of Michigan
R. Ramesh University of Maryland
C. Randall Penn State University
A. Safari Rutgers University
D. Schlom Penn State University
J. Schoonman Delft University of Technology
cover photo courtesy of: Andrey Soukhojak
R. Schwartz Clemson University
N. Setter EPFL, Lausanne 3-7 August 2003
T. Shiosaki Nara Institute of Science and Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology
J-M. Tarascon University of Picardie-CNRS
Cambridge MA USA
S. Trollier-McKinstry Penn State University
K. Uchino Penn State University
R. Waser* RWTH, Aachen
B. Wessels Northwestern University
R. Whatmore Cranfield University
aim + scope format abstracts
Electroceramics are of increasing importance in The conference will consist of plenary lectures, sym- Submitted abstracts will be accepted in accordance
many key technologies, including microelectronics, posia, and relevant exhibitions by industry. Symposia with the guidelines outlined below:
communications, energy conversion and automation. will be chaired by world leaders in the field, and will
Participants are encouraged to address emerging consist of keynote lectures, invited and contributed – Abstracts, in English, are to be submitted electroni-
areas of R&D in addition to traditional topics, while papers, and poster sessions. Short courses will also cally via the conference website: ice-2003.mit.edu
industry participation will provide a window on be offered. – Use single line spacing throughout; abstract should
latest developments in technology. Join us on the not exceed 300 words.
MIT campus for a most stimulating and productive Social programs will offer participants and accompa- – Use as concise a title as possible.
conference. — Harry L. Tuller, Conference Chairman nying persons excursions around the Boston area – Up to 6 authors’ names and their corresponding affilia-
and a final grand banquet. tions may be listed. If more than 6 authors, use ‘et al.’
– Presenting author should be indicated by (*).
Give contact information for the presenting author:
Contributions are solicited in the following areas: PROCEEDINGS
name, address, email, phone & fax numbers.
Informatics ICE-2003 proceedings will be featured in special
– Include five keywords.
– Integrated dielectrics and ferroelectrics issues of the Journal of Electroceramics, Harry L.
– An expanded abstract booklet will be available at
– Thin film piezoelectrics and pyroelectrics Tuller, Editor-in-Chief. Acceptance of papers is sub-
– Microwave and photonic materials ject to peer review. Cost of the proceedings will
– All abstracts will be refereed. A condition of
– Magnetic and superconducting ceramics be included in the registration fee.
submission is that, if accepted, the paper will be
– Electronic packaging
presented at ICE-2003 by one of the authors.
Energy & environment
– Batteries, fuel cells & gas separation membranes
TIMELINE Authors are invited to submit papers for inclusion in
– Sensors, varistors, PTCRs
a special issue of the Journal of Electroceramics,
– Ionic, electronic and mixed conductors
which will be published shortly after the conference.
abstract deadline 13 February 2003
– Transport phenomena, defects, diffusion Acceptance of papers is subject to peer review.
Synthesis & characterization author notification 15 April 2003
– Processing-powders, films (thick and thin)
– Sintering and microstructure development
registration 1 May 2003
– Crystal growth-bulk and thin film deadline for papers 3 August 2003
– Grain boundary engineering
conference 3-7 August 2003
– Microscopy, diffraction, spectroscopy, etc.
Emerging fields ICE Conference Coordinator
– Nanocrystalline ceramics, interfaces, composites Building 13-3118
– Smart materials, MEMS Massachusetts Institute of Technology
– Nanocomposites and mesoporous oxides 77 Massachusetts Avenue
– Scanning probe microscopies-modeling and simulation Cambridge MA 02139-4307 USA