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Dr. Elizabeth Dickey

Professor & Associate Department Head, MSE, NC State

ELIZABETH DICKEY is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University where she is the Director of the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics, an NSF University/Industry Cooperative Research Center with 26 international members. A primary focus of her research aims to develop processing-structure-property relationships for materials in which the macroscopic physical properties are governed by point defects, grain boundaries or internal interfaces. She has over 150 peer-reviewed journal publications, which have over eleven-thousand citations and an ISI H-index of 45. Early in her career she received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for her work on metal-ceramic interfaces. She is a fellow of the American Ceramic Society, has served on the Board of Directors, and was awarded the Fulrath Award by the Society in 2012. She is currently an Editor for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society and serves as a Physical Sciences Director for the Microscopy Society of America.