Sol-Gel

Dr Eric Pascal Bescher

Contact Address
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
UCLA
6531 Boelter Hall
Los Angeles CA 90095
U.S.A.

Phone: 310-8255912
Fax: 310-206-7353
Email: bescher@ucla.edu

More about Dr Bescher at : http://www.seas.ucla.edu/~bescher

EXPERTISES
 
  • Organic-Inorganic hybrids & nanocomposites
  • Spectroscopy (UV-VIS, Infrared, NMR)
  • Characterization  techniques ( SEM/TEM microscopy, X-ray diffraction, Thermal analysis, Mechanical properties measurements, Ferroelectric/dielectric properties measurements)

 

EMPLOYEMENT

1997 to present

LECTURER                      
UCLA, Materials Science Department- Los Angeles, CA
Taught Graduate and Undergraduate courses: Structure and Properties of Glass, Mechanical Properties of Non-Metallic Crystalline Solids, Electronic properties of ceramics, Introduction to Materials Science, Introduction to glasses and ceramics, Processing  of Ceramics, Ceramics Processing Laboratory.
1995 to present CONSULTANT
The Getty Conservation Institute, Special Projects  
EDUCATION

1997


Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering   
"Ferroelectric-Glass Nanocomposites and Related Organically-Modified Glass-Ceramics"
University of California, Los Angeles
Prof. John D. Mackenzie, Advisor

1989  M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering  
Encapsulation of Toxic Ashes via the Sol-Gel Route
University of California, Los Angeles
1987

Maîtrise Physique-Chimie des Matériaux (With Honors)    
Université de Rennes, France,
Prof. Jacques Lucas, Advisor

ACADEMIC HONORS & AWARDS

2000

Incentive Award for Outstanding Performance, SEAS, UCLA, 
1994 Best Poster Award, Materials Research Society Spring Meeting
1993 Chevalier Fellowship, France, 
1992 Variel Fellowship, France, 

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