July 29th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Calling all materials scientists, engineers, researchers, and manufacturers: If you haven’t submitted your abstracts for the 40th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, there’s still time! The deadline for ICACC'16 call for papers is extended to August 3.
July 13th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The latest research to shed light on the ductility and durability of ancient concrete comes from geophysicists at the Stanford University, who discovered concrete-like rock deep within a dormant volcano in Italy they say could explain how ancient Romans invented the compound used to build structures like the Pantheon and Colosseum.
July 8th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The European Ceramic Society hosted a summer school program June 17–19 in Madrid that focused on ceramic and glass science and technology—specifically, applications to bioceramics and bioglasses.
July 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
In a new paper published in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society, authors Sylvain Deville and Adam J. Stevenson provide a visual evolution of ceramics research through data mining of bibliographic records.
July 1st, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Know what goes great with that burger? Science! Because perfect grill marks aren’t just the measure of a true grill master—there’s chemistry involved. If you want a crash course in all-things meat chemistry, the latest video from American Chemical Society's Reaction series has you covered.
June 25th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS got the inside scoop about what goes on in today's high school science classrooms at the Materials Camp for Teachers, organized by the ASM Materials Education Foundation, June 15-19, at Ohio State University. The Ceramics and Glass Industry Foundation was one of the event's sponsors.
May 29th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Mark your calendar for Thurs., June 4, 2015 from noon to 4:00 p.m. EST. The Division of Materials Research at the National Science Foundation will hold a webinar focused on the upcoming CAREER solicitation
May 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
June 21 may be the official start to summer this year, but we’re going to go ahead and declare an early start—it’s just too fitting that the best summer read yet, the June/July issue of the ACerS Bulletin, is now available online.
May 12th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
ACerS knows firsthand that manufacturing is changing—especially in the ceramic and glass world. But what will the future bring?
May 7th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
The majority of the nation’s federally-funded R&D centers slashed spending in fiscal year 2013 by more than $1 billion over the previous year.