2016 AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED:
Congratulations to the 2016 Society award winners!! Bios and photos of the 2016 winners will be posted on the awards webpages over the next few months and the awardees will be featured in the September 2016 issue of the Bulletin.
The awards will be presented October 24 at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet at MS&T 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Be sure to purchase your banquet tickets before the MS&T meeting.
NOMINATION DEADLINES FOR 2017 AWARDS:
Award nomination deadlines for the 2017 awards is January 15, 2017.
2017 CLASS OF FELLOWS:
Note that the deadline for the 2017 Class of Fellows is September 1, 2016. Late nominations are not accepted.
Division, Section, and Class members should check below or with their respective groups to determine award nomination deadlines since a few of them are still open.
Distinguished Life Membership
The Constitution of the Society states: “Distinguished Life Members shall be current members of the Society of professional eminence who, because of their achievements in the ceramic arts or sciences, or their service to the Society, are elected to such membership by the Board of Directors.” You must be an ACerS member to nominate someone. Two sponsors are required.Read More
Distinguished Life Membership Winners 2016
Fellows shall be persons of good reputation who have reached their 35th birthday and who shall have been members of the Society at least five years continuously at the established nomination deadline date when nominated.Read More
Society Fellows Winners 2016
Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars
The award recognizes an outstanding scientist who is conducting research in academia, in industry or at a government-funded laboratory. Candidates must be ACerS members and must be 35 years of age or younger. Selection of the awardee will be based on the nominations and accompanying evidence of scientific contributions (e.g., list of publications, selected abstracts, receipt of other awards or recognition).Read More
Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars Winners 2016
Corporate Environmental Achievement Award
The Corporate Environmental Achievement Award (CEAA) was established to recognize and honor a single outstanding environmental achievement made by an ACerS corporate member in the field of ceramics. These achievements represent either a significant improvement of an existing process and/or product, or the development and implementation of a new process and/or product. In both cases the process and/or product should demonstrate improvements in one or more of the following areas: reduction in undesirable effluent streams, expanded recycling of materials, and/or measurable environmental benefits over previously established processes.Read More
Corporate Environmental Achievement Award Winners 2016
Corporate Technical Achievement Award
This award recognizes a single outstanding technical achievement made by an ACerS corporate member in the field of ceramics. The achievement must show significant technical merit and represent a gain to society through commercialization of the technology within the preceding eight years. Through this award, the Society recognizes corporate members who have taken a technology and successfully developed it into a viable commercial product. It is not necessary for the technical and commercial development to be accomplished by one company, and joint nominations can be submitted. Up to two awards may be made each year.Read More
Corporate Technical Achievement Award Winners 2016
Medal for Leadership in the Advancement of Ceramic Technology
The Medal for Leadership in the Advancement of Ceramic Technology recognizes individuals, who through leadership and vision in an executive role, have made substantial contributions to the success of their organization and in turn have significantly expanded the frontiers of the ceramics industry. Two medals will be presented each year, one from the Americas, the other from outside the Americas.Read More
Medal for Leadership in the Advancement of Ceramic Technology Winners 2016
Du-Co Ceramics Scholarship Award
This scholarship will not be awarded in 2017.Read More
Du-Co Ceramics Scholarship Award Winners 2016
Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award
This $1,500 award, established by the late Reldon Cooper, co-founder of Du-Co Ceramics, is awarded to a young professional member of ACerS who demonstrates exceptional leadership and service to ACerS.Read More
Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award Winners 2016
Richard M. Fulrath Awards
The Fulrath Awards promote technical and personal friendships between professional Japanese and American ceramic engineers and scientists and encourage a greater understanding among the diverse cultures surrounding the Pacific Rim. The awards recognize individuals for their excellence in research and development of ceramic sciences and materials.Read More
Richard M. Fulrath Awards Winners 2016
Honorary Membership is given to individuals who have been non-members of the Society for at least the previous 5 years prior to consideration for Honorary Membership and who because of their achievements in the ceramics arts and sciences are elected to such membership by the Board of Directors.Read More
Honorary Membership Winners 2016