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ACerS Awards

 

Nominations are now closed for most awards that will be presented at the ACerS 115th Annual Meeting held in conjunction with MS&T’13 in Montreal, Canada from October 27-31, 2013.

 

Most award nomination deadlines for the 2014 awards will be January 15, 2014. Note that the deadline for the 2014 Class of Fellows will be Sept. 1, 2013. Division, Section, and Class members should check below or with their respective groups to determine award nomination deadlines since some of them are still open.

 

Brief bios and photos of the 2013 awardees can be found below. Congratulations to this outstanding group of winners!


Glass & Optical Materials Division: Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award

The Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society invites nominations for the Cooper Scholars Award. This undergraduate award is named in honor of the late Professor Alfred R. Cooper, Jr., member of the faculty at Case Western Reserve University and a prominent contributor to the understanding of many glass phenomena and glass problems.

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Glass & Optical Materials Division: Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award Winners 2013

Glass & Optical Materials Division: Norbert J. Kreidl Award

The Norbert J. Kreidl Award for Young Scholars, recognizing research excellence in glass science, is open to all degree-seeking graduate students (MSc or PhD) or those who have graduated within a twelve month period of the annual GOMD meeting. A letter from a faculty advisor verifying compliance to this rule must accompany the application. The selection is based on an extended abstract of the nominee’s work (approximately 2,000 words plus figures) relevant to interests of the Division.

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Glass & Optical Materials Division: Norbert J. Kreidl Award Winners 2013

Glass & Optical Materials Division: George W. Morey Award

The George W. Morey Award is presented by the Glass and Optical Materials Division of ACerS and sponsored by PPG Industries. The award recognizes new and original work in the field of glass science and technology. The criterion for winning the award is excellence in publication of work, either experimental or theoretical, done by an individual. The award committee will select each year’s winner.

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Glass & Optical Materials Division: George W. Morey Award Winners 2013

Glass & Optical Materials Division: Stookey Lecture of Discovery

This award recognizes an individual’s lifetime of innovative exploratory work or noteworthy contributions of outstanding research on new materials, phenomena, or processes involving glass, that have commercial significance or the potential for commercial impact.

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Glass & Optical Materials Division: Stookey Lecture of Discovery Winners 2013

Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division: Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award is open to anyone who presents a paper in an NETD-sponsored symposium at the ACerS Annual Meeting/MS&T and submits the paper for publication in the proceedings.

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Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division: Best Paper Award Winners 2013

Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division: D.T. Rankin Award

This award recognizes a member of the Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division who has demonstrated exemplary service to the division.

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Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division: D.T. Rankin Award Winners 2013

Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division: Student Stipend for MS&T/ACerS Annual Meeting

The Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division of The American Ceramic Society is sponsoring stipends in the amount of $250 to help fund students in attending MS&T combined with the ACerS Annual Meeting. These stipends are targeted at deserving students with current or future interests in the nuclear and/or environmental fields of ceramic and materials engineering. Student participation in NETD sponsored symposia through an oral or poster presentation is encouraged but not required.

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Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division: Student Stipend for MS&T/ACerS Annual Meeting Winners 2013

Refractory Ceramics Division: Alfred W. Allen Award

This biennial award was established to honor Alfred W. Allen’s legacy as an educator, technical contributor and supporter of the Refractory Ceramics Division. The award committee will review the technical literature of the last two years and select the author(s) of the technical paper on refractory ceramics that reflects the highest level of technical quality.

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Refractory Ceramics Division: Alfred W. Allen Award Winners 2013

ACerS/NICE: Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramics Engineering Tutorial and Lecture

This ACerS/NICE lecture honors the memory of Arthur L. Friedberg for his teaching, research and numerous contributions to the ceramic engineering profession. The lecture is intended to provide a tutorial that reviews and instructs in some area of ceramics with a distinct engineering flavor. The lecture is presented at a level that is accessible to all ceramists.

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ACerS/NICE: Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramics Engineering Tutorial and Lecture Winners 2013

ACerS/NICE: Greaves-Walker Lifetime Service Award

The Greaves-Walker Lifetime Service Award honors a founding member and the first president of the National Institute of Ceramic Engineers (NICE). It is presented to an individual who has rendered outstanding service to the ceramic engineering profession and who, by life and career, has exemplified the aims, ideals and purpose of NICE.

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ACerS/NICE: Greaves-Walker Lifetime Service Award Winners 2013




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