Clive A. Randall
Clive A. Randall is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the Materials Research Institute at The Pennsylvania State University. He received a B.Sc. with Honors in Physics in 1983 from the University of East Anglia (UK), and a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from the University of Essex (UK) in 1987. He was Director for the Center for Dielectric Studies 1997-2013, and Co-Director of the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics 2013-2015, still serving as Technical Advisor. He has authored/co-authored over 450 technical papers (20,000 citations H-index 76) and holds 15 patents (with 1 pending) in the field of electroceramics. His research interests are in the area of discovery, processing, material physics, and compositional design of functional materials; with different processing and characterization methods. Prof. Randall has received a number of awards from various societies, including the American Ceramic Society Fulrath Award, Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, Academician of the World Academy of Ceramics; Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award; Friedberg Lecture at the American Ceramic Society; Edward C. Henry Best Paper of the Year from the American Ceramics Society Electronics Division (2012 and 2017), IEEE UFFC-S Ferroelectrics Recognition Award (2014), Robertson Breakthrough of the Year Award (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State University, 2017).