Ian M. Reaney (IMR, PI) is a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society and the IOM3, and Dyson Chair in Ceramics at UoS. He is European Site Director for the US National Science Foundation Centre for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics. He has won numerous awards, such as the Verulam Medal (2017) and most recently the Robert E Newnham Award (2021) from the IEEE for structure-property relations in electroceramics.

He is a named Investigator on >35 EPSRC grants totalling >£45m with >£8m as PI, including the recent, multi- and interdisciplinary grant (EP/L017563/1, £2.4m) on ‘Substitution and Sustainability in Functional Materials and Devices’ (SUBST) and Transforming the Foundation Industries Network+ (EP/V026402/1, £2.3m). He has >400 publications (>24k citations, h-index=81).

Ian will talk about Cold sintering of Advanced Ceramics and Glass.

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