11:37 a.m., Aug. 20, 2010----For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Tsu-Wei Chou, P.S. du Pont Chair of Engineering, was an invited speaker at the first TMS-ABM International Materials Congress held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 26-30. TMS is the Minerals, Materials and Metallurgy Society of the U.S. and ABM is the Minerals, Materials and Metallurgy Society of Brazil. ABM also celebrated its 65th anniversary at the Congress. Chou and four other speakers from the U.S. and Europe were invited lecturers at the Composites Symposium. Chou was the only speaker for nanocomposites. His lecture topic was “Recent Advancements in the Science and Technology of Carbon Nanotube-Based Fibers and Composites.”
Suzanne Burton, associate professor of music education, along with Kathryn Makos and Brian Bersh, both graduate students in the master of music-teaching concentration program in the Department of Music, participated in the two-week International Society for Music Education World Conference that was held in Beijing China, and attracted more than 4,000 participants. Burton and Makos presented research on the emergent music literacy of young children at Beijing Normal University; Bersh and Burton presented a paper on the professional development of music teachers at the Shenyang Conservatory, and Burton gave a presentation on service-learning as a way to engender school-university partnerships in a multi-part symposium at the China National Convention Center.
Allison Haug, a UD graduate with both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree, will present an exhibition titled Manufactured Process in the Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery from Sept. 8-24. The gallery, open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., is located in the Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French St., Wilmington, Del. There will be a reception to meet the artist on Friday, Sept. 10, from 5-8 p.m. as part of Wilmington's Art Loop. Haug is a scientist by day and a ceramicist by night, and her science background helps her with the material side of clay as well as the glazing.