The New York Times has discovered materials science! The newspaper recently published a nice story on the scientific advancements being made to strengthen glass for the ever expanding use of the material in architecture. The newspaper used the opening of the all-glass “Ledge” recently added for tourists to the Sears Tower in Chicago to discuss …Read More
WESTERVILLE, OH – The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) announced today that it is launching of a major new, peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to glass research: The International Journal of Applied Glass Science (IJAGS).
The election of ACerS Board of Directors and President-Elect, along with division and class officers, will take place June 25 through July 25, 2009. The nine directors of the board are elected to staggered three-year terms. Six candidates are running for the three open board seats.
The Engineering Ceramics Division nominating committee is asking division members for names of candidates for division secretary. This nomination will be presented for approval at the ECD annual business meeting at MS&T’09 in October.Read More
ACerS is offering several new and convenient education and training opportunities in the months ahead: Webinar: Test Standards and Specifications for the Global Advanced Ceramics Market: Status, Needs and Challenges – Aug. 12, 2009, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST Stephen T. Gonczy will lead this 90-minute ceramic materials “webinar” that will cover current test standards for advanced …Read More