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ACerS Awards

New for 2018: ACerS GLOBAL DISTINGUISHED DOCTORAL DISSERTATION AWARD

Nomination Deadline: January 15, 2018

 

The purpose of this award is to recognize a distinguished doctoral dissertation in the ceramics and glass discipline. The awardee must have been a member of the Global Graduate Researcher Network (GGRN) and have completed a doctoral dissertation as well as all other graduation requirements set by their institution for a doctoral degree within 12 months prior to the application deadline. Read more

 

NOMINATION DEADLINES FOR 2018 AWARDS:

Nominations for Society awards that will be presented at the annual awards banquet October 15, 2018 are now open. Additional information on each award, plus many Division and Class awards, is available below. Nomination deadline for all awards is January 15, 2018 unless otherwise noted. (Note that the 2018 Fellows deadline was August 25, 2017). 

 

2019 CLASS OF FELLOWS:

The deadline for the 2019 Class of Fellows is August 30, 2018.

 

 


W. David Kingery Award

The W. David Kingery Award recognizes distinguished lifelong achievements involving multidisciplinary and global contributions to ceramic technology, science, education and art. The award is open to all people worldwide. There are no limitations regarding nationality, gender or religion and membership in ACerS is not a requirement. A nominee must be living, but in the event of death subsequent to selection but prior to presentation, the award shall be made posthumously.

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W. David Kingery Award Winners 2017

Edward Orton, Jr. Memorial Lecture

The Edward Orton, Jr. Memorial Lecture is presented by the invited lecturer at the annual meeting/MS&T. The lecturer is to be noted for scholarly attainments in ceramics or related field. The Committee on the Orton Memorial Lecture shall select the Orton Lecturer.

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Edward Orton, Jr. Memorial Lecture Winners 2017

Ross Coffin Purdy Award

Ross Coffin Purdy, in whose honor this award is given, served The American Ceramic Society for 24 years as General Secretary and Editor of its publications. He was the recipient of many awards, a Fellow and Honorary Life Member, and President of the Society. Mr. Purdy was noted for his dynamic leadership, individualism, broad vision, and unswerving devotion to the Society and to the ceramic engineering profession.

 

The Purdy award shall be given to the author or authors who, in the judgment of the committee, made the most valuable contribution to ceramic technical literature published two years prior to the selection year. The 2017 Purdy award will be given to the author(s) of a paper published in 2015.

 

2017 Award Winners
“Readily Processed Protonic Ceramic Fuel Cells with High Performance at Low Temperatures”
Science 2015 • VOL 349 Issue 6254
by Chuancheng Duan, Jianhua Tong, Meng Shang, Stefan Nikodemski, Michael Sanders, Sandrine Ricote, Ryan O’Hayre and Ali Almansoori

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Ross Coffin Purdy Award Winners 2017

Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture

This annual lecture of The American Ceramic Society honors the late Professor Rustum Roy of The Pennsylvania State University and recognizes his contributions to science and technology and their interrelationship to society-at-large. The lecture is given each year by an internationally or nationally recognized individual in the area of science, industry or government.

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Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture Winners 2017

Karl Schwartzwalder-Professional Achievement in Ceramic Engineering (PACE) Award

The Karl Schwartzwalder – Professional Achievement in Ceramic Engineering (PACE) Award is presented by The American Ceramic Society’s National Institute of Ceramic Engineers (ACerS/NICE). It honors this past president and Distinguished Life Member of ACerS. A nominee must be between 21 and 40 years of age; not becoming 41 during the award year, and must be a member of NICE and ACerS.

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Karl Schwartzwalder-Professional Achievement in Ceramic Engineering (PACE) Award Winners 2017

Richard and Patricia Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award

The Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award shall be given to the author or authors who, in the judgment of the award committee, made the most valuable contribution to phase stability relationships in ceramic-based systems literature during the calendar year prior to the selection. For the purposes of this award, a phase equilibria article is defined as a paper, article, or report published in a technical or trade journal, or in a bulletin from a school, laboratory, technical bureau, or experimental station, or in a pamphlet or book form. It must be complete and readily available to the public.

2017 Award Winners
Maso Kita, Tomoaki Fukada, Sji Yamaguchi and Takahisa Omata
“High temperature phases with wurtzite-derived structure in Zn2LiGaO4–ZnO alloy system”
Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 688, Part A 69-76 (2016)

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Richard and Patricia Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award Winners 2017

Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures

The Frontiers of Glass Science and the Frontiers of Glass Technology lectures are designed to encourage scientific and technical dialog in glass topics of significance that define new horizons, highlight new research concepts, or demonstrate the potential to develop products and processes for the benefit of humankind. While the Frontiers of Glass Science lecture focuses on advances in the basic science of glass, the Frontiers of Glass Technology lecture concentrates on new breakthroughs in glass technology or new glass products or applications. The lectures are presented at the Glass and Optical Materials Division meeting. The Varshneya awards committee will select the lecturers. The choice of lecturers may be from within or outside of the Society. The award consists of a travel stipend of up to $2,500, a commemorative glass piece and a framed certificate

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Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures Winners 2017

Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award

The Geijsbeek PACRIM award recognizes individuals who are members of the Pacific Rim Conference (PACRIM) societies, for their contributions in the field of ceramics and glass technology that have resulted in significant industrial and/or academic impact, international advocacy, and visibility of the field. Industrial candidates will be evaluated based on the technology development and commercialization, and the development’s current usefulness and importance, its uniqueness, and its economic significance.

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Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award Winners 2017

Global Ambassador Program

The Global Ambassador Program recognizes dedicated ACerS volunteers worldwide who demonstrate exceptional leadership and/or service that benefits the Society, its members, and the global ceramics and glass community.

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Global Ambassador Program Winners 2017

Basic Science Division: Ceramographic Competition and Roland B. Snow Award

The Snow award is presented to the Best of Show winner of the Ceramographic Competition, an annual poster exhibit to promote the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic materials. The competition is held during the Annual Meeting combined with MS&T.

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Basic Science Division: Ceramographic Competition and Roland B. Snow Award Winners 2017




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