Keynote Speakers

A - Ferroelectrics, Pyroelectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics

       Organizer: Prof. Chen-Chia CHOUNational Taiwan University of Science and Technology (TAIWAN) 

  • Prof. Toshio OGAWA, Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology (JAPAN)
  • Title: Sound Velocity Evaluation for Piezoelectric Ceramics and Single Crystals

  • Prof. Yohachi John YAMASHITA, Toyama Prefectural University (JAPAN)

    Title: Past, Present, and Future Piezoelectric Materials and Application - Can We Find Promising Piezoelectric Materials and Applications after 2020?

  • Prof. Haydn CHEN, University of Macau (MACAU)

    Title: Enhanced Energy Density of Well-Aligned Barium Titanate-based Nanorod/Polyvinylidene Fluoride Composites

B - Dielectric Ceramics for Electronic Devices

Organizer: Prof. Heli JANTUNEN, University Oulu (FINLAND) 
Co-Organizer: Prof. Chi-Shiung HSI, National United University (TAIWAN)

  • Prof. Weiguang ZHU,  Nanyang Technological University (SINGAPORE)

    Title: Functional Ceramic Thin Films and Epitaxial Super-Lattices by Pulsed Laser MBE

  • Prof. Danilo SUVOROV, Jožef Stefan Institute (SLOVENIA)

    Title: The Importance of Defined-Shape Ferroelectric Parpicles for Their Potential Ferro- and Piezoelectric Applications 

  • Dr. Takeshi ONUMA, TDK Taiwan Corporation (TAIWAN)

    Title: The Trend of Space Saving by MLCC and the Current Problem

C - Microwave Ceramics and Tunable Ceramics

Organizer: Prof. Cheng-Liang HUANG, National Cheng Kung University (TAIWAN) 

  • Prof. Hong WANG, Xi'an Jiaotong University (CHINA)

    Title: Ultra-Low Temperature Cofiring Ceramics for Microwave Passive Integration

  • Prof. Xiang Ming CHEN, Zhejiang University (CHINA)

    Title: Microwave Dielectric Ceramics: from Perovskite to K2NiF4 Structure in Ruddlesden-Popper Family

  • Prof. Heli JANTUNEN, University Oulu (FINLAND)

    Title: First Steps to the Microwave Applications Utilizing ULTCC Technology

D - Magnetic, Semiconductive and Superconductive Ceramics

Organizer: Prof. Shenglei CHE Zhejiang University of Technology (CHINA)
Co-Organizer: Prof. Hsing-I HSIANG, National Cheng Kung University (TAIWAN)

  • Prof. Yang BAI, University of Science and Technology, Beijing (CHINA)

    Title: Exotic Electromagnetic Properties of Metamaterials Based on Ferromagnetic Medium

  • Prof. Ling-Bing KONG, Nanyang Technological University (SINGAPORE)

    Title: Progress in Magneto-Dielectric Materials for Antenna Miniaturization

  • Prof. Jörg TÖPFER, Univ. Applied Sciences Jena (GERMANY)

    Title: Hard and Soft Ferrites – Search for Improved Magnetic Materials

E- Optical Ceramics and Single Crystals

Organizer: Prof. Ming-Chi CHOUNational Sun Yat-sen University (TAIWAN)
Co-Organizer: Prof. Chung-Wen LAN, National Taiwan University (TAIWAN)

  • Prof. Kiyoshi SHIMAMURA, National Institute for Materias Science, NIMS (JAPAN)

    Title: Novel Oxide-based Single Crystals for Optoelectronic Applications

  • Prof. Noboru OHTANI, Kwansei Gakuin University (JAPAN)

    Title: Progress in SiC Crystal Growth Technology for Power Device Application

F - Thin and Thick Films of Electronic Ceramics

       Organizer: Prof. Tseung-Yuen TSENG, National Chiao-Tung University (TAIWAN)

  • Prof. John WANG, National University of Singapore (SINGAPORE)

    Title: Exploring the New Crystal Structures and Multiferroic Behavior of Epitaxial BFO and Pb-free Thin Films

  • Prof. Dinghua BAO, Sun Yat-sen University (CHINA)

    Title: Resistive Switching and Magnetic Properties of Spinel Structure Ferrite Thin Films

G - Ceramics for Energy and Environment

Organizer: Prof. Wei-Hsing TUAN, National Taiwan University (TAIWAN) 
Co-Organizers: Prof. Chin-Yi CHEN,  Feng Chia University (TAIWAN) 
                       Prof. Chin-Lung KUO,  National Taiwan University (TAIWAN) 

  • Prof. Hua-Tay LIN, Guangdong University of Technology (CHINA)

    Title: Prospects of Ceramics Microturbines for Small-Scale High Efficiency Distributed Energy Applications 

  • Prof. Dusan GALUSEK, Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín. (SLOVAKIA)

    Title: Visible Broadband Luminescence of Transition Metals Doped Aluminates and Aluminosilicates

  • Dr. Mike CHU, TAM Ceramics (USA)

    Title: A Status Review of High Temperature Oxide Thermoelectric (TE) Materials, Technology, Applications, and Market 

H - Functional Ceramics for Bio-Applications

Organizer: Prof. San-Yuan CHEN, National Chiao-Tung University (TAIWAN) 
Co-Organizers: Prof. Feng-Huei LIN, National Taiwan University (TAIWAN)
                       Prof. Shao-Ju SHIH, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (TAIWAN)
                       Prof. Ming-Fa HSIEH, Chung Yuan Christian University (TAIWAN)     

  • Prof. Jun OHTA, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (JAPAN)

    Title: Electrical Stimulator for Retinal Prosthesis

  • Prof. Ji-Ho (Joe) PARK, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST (KOREA)

    Title: Leveraging Biological Nanoparticles to Improve Cancer Therapy

  • Prof. Sadhasivam SUBRAMANIAM, Bharathiar University (INDIA)

    Title: Laccase Stabilized with Polymer-Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Biohydrogen Production - A Novel Strategy

Industry Forum - Electronic Ceramics for Next Generation

       Organizer: Prof. Sea-Fue WANGNational Taipei University of Technology (TAIWAN) 

  • Dr. Masayuki FUJIMOTO
    Chief Tecnological Officer
    Global Research
    Yageo Corp. (JAPAN)
    Title: Synthesis of TiN-BaTiO3 Core-Shell Structured Ceramics
  • Prof. Jau-Ho JEAN
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    National Tsing Hua University
    Advanced Ceramic X Corp. (TAIWAN)
    Title: LTCC Devices for Wireless Communication
  • Dr. Yoshihiko IMANAKA
    Devices and Materials Laboratory
    Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.  (JAPAN)
    Title: Electroceramics for ICT Society (Past, Present, and Future)
  • Dr. Yoshiki IWAZAKI
    Research Group Leader
    Research and Development Laboratory
    Electronic Components Division 2
    Taiyo Yuden Ltd. (JAPAN)
    Title: Industrial Application of Computational Material Design for Electronic Ceramics
  • Dr. Akira ANDO
    Senior Principle Researcher
    New Technology Center
    Coporate Technology & Business Development Unit
    Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (JAPAN)
    Title: Reliaility Studies of Dielectric Ceramic Materials towards the Future Electronics
  • Dr. Li-Wen CHU
    MLCC & CR R&D Devision
    Walsin Technology Corporation (TAIWAN)
    Title: Technical Development in MLCC Manufacturing
  • Mr. Xuekui MO
    Deputy Director, Technology Center
    Vice General Manager, Aluminum Business Unit
    Shandong Sinocera Xinmeiyu Alumina Co., Ltd. (CHINA)
    Title: The Application of Hydrothermal Synthesis Technology in Advanced Ceramic