Ceramic Tech Chat
Ceramic Tech Chat
Aug 12, 2020
Intercultural Collaboration Benefits Science: Tessa Davey
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Science is a global endeavor—especially in today's world. Tohoku University assistant professor Theresa (Tessa) Davey discusses the importance of intercultural collaboration, her work using the CALPHAD method, and why she sees diversity and equity as keys to advancing science in the future.

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About the guest
Tessa Davey is assistant professor at Tohoku University in Japan. As a researcher in Tohoku's Fracture and Reliability Research Institute, Davey specializes in using the CALPHAD method, a semi-empirical approach for modeling thermodynamic properties and phase diagrams of multicomponent systems. Davey served as the first international chair of ACerS President's Council of Student Advisors, and she is passionate about promoting intercultural collaboration, diversity, and equity in STEM fields.

About ACerS
Founded in 1898, The American Ceramic Society is the leading professional membership organization for scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, and students working with ceramics and related materials.

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