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October 10th, 2012

Scenes (pt. 2) from the ACerS Annual Meeting and MS&T’12

Published on October 10th, 2012 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

There were several pre-MS&T’12 events over the weekend before the mega-meeting’s official reception Sunday night, including the start of The American Ceramic Society’s Annual Meeting, a roundtable meeting of the Society’s division leaders, division executive committee meetings, several student-based activities and the Frontiers of Science and Society—Rustum Roy Reception and Lecture.

Here are what some of the events looked like:

Division leaders

Amit Goyal (Electronics), Ram Devanathan (Nuclear and Environmental Technology), Beth Dickey (Basic Science), David Johnson (Electronics and Board of Directors Parliamentarian) and many other ACerS Division leaders and Board members met to discuss ideas about membership and programming. Credit: ACerS.

Keramos held its convocation and business meeting as part of the Society's Annual Meeting. Credit: ACerS.

Missouri Univ. of Science & Technology won Keramos' Chapter of the Year (Diamond) Award. From left, Amber Powell, Steven Ashlock, Jeff Josken, Will Meier and Megan Gilbert. Credit: ACerS.

Missouri Univ. of Science & Technology won Keramos' Chapter of the Year (Diamond) Award. From left, Amber Powell, Steven Ashlock, Jeff Jobken, Will Meier and Megan Gilbert. Credit: ACerS.

Keramos chapters at the Universities of Washington (representatives on left) and Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (right) received Sapphire awards for high achievement. Credit: ACerS.

Penn State's Keramos chapter won a Diamond Award for exemplary achievement. Credit: ACerS.

Penn State's Keramos chapter won a Diamond Award for exemplary achievement. Credit: ACerS.

The semifinalists of the Material Advantage Undergraduate Student Speaking Contest, clockwise from top left, were Jennifer DeHaven (Missouri Univ. of S&T), Emily Fucinato (Penn State), Spencer Wells (Univ. of Illinois and Ruilong Ma (Northwestern Univ.). Wells won the competition. Credit: ACerS.

The semifinalists of the Material Advantage Undergraduate Student Speaking Contest were, clockwise from top left, Jennifer DeHaven (Missouri Univ. of S&T), Emily Fucinato (Penn State), Spencer Wells (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign) and Ruilong Ma (Northwestern Univ.). Wells won the competition. Credit: ACerS.

Paul Becher (left), Sheldon Wiederhorn and Ivar Reimanis relax at the Rustum Roy Lecture Reception. Credit: ACerS.

Paul Becher (left), Sheldon Wiederhorn and Ivar Reimanis relax at the Rustum Roy Lecture Reception. Credit: ACerS.

Kennette Benedict of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, spoke on the topic of “Dilemmas of Nuclear Materials and Technology: From Los Alamos to Natanz” as the Frontiers of Science and Society–Rustum Roy Lecturer. Credit: ACerS.

As the Frontiers of Science and Society-Rustum Roy Lecturer, Kennette Benedict of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, spoke on the topic of “Dilemmas of Nuclear Materials and Technology: From Los Alamos to Natanz." Credit: ACerS.

The Engineering Ceramics Division's Executive Committee was one of many that met during the Annual Meeting. Credit: ACerS.

The Engineering Ceramics Division's Executive Committee, above, was one of many that met during the Annual Meeting. Credit: ACerS.


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