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GOMD awards best poster prizes

Published on June 8th, 2017

At its Annual Meeting in conjunction with PACRIM12 in May 2017,  the Glass & Optical Materials Division awarded best student poster prizes to the following winners. Thanks to Corning Incorporated for their sponsorship of the annual contest.   1st place: Maria White, Austin Peay State University Title: Technological Aspects and Characterization of Solution-based Arsenic Selenide Thin Films …

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Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award Deadline Extension: June 12, 2017

Published on May 15th, 2017

The Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society is extending its deadline for nominations for the Cooper Scholars Award from May 15 to June 12, 2017. 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 …

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Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award Winners

Published on May 1st, 2017

The Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award honors Samuel Geijsbeek, one of the founders of The American Ceramic Society, who died in 1943. He produced the first whiteware set west of the Mississippi, manufactured the first terra cotta in the Pacific Northwest (1907), and helped found the ACerS Pacific Northwest Section.   The award recognizes individuals …

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Student travel assistance for UNITECR 2017

Published on April 24th, 2017

The Refractory Ceramics Division (RCD) and St. Louis Section (STLSEC) of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS), in conjunction with The Refractories Institute (TRI) and ASTM International Committee C08 on Refractories, has travel reimbursement funds for students available to assist in attending UNITECR 2017 in Santiago Chile, September 26-29, 2017. Find out more today. Requests are …

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ACerS/BSD Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition

Published on April 6th, 2017

It’s time to start working on your entry for the 2017 Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition, organized by the ACerS Basic Science Division. This unique competition, to be held at MS&T17 in October in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is an annual poster exhibit that promotes the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic …

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