|Why Should I Join ACerS?
Because membership in the Society connects you to a host of technical and professional resources, as well as a network of people that you’ll find invaluable. Not only will you have access to the top-ranked journals in the field of ceramic materials and technologies, you’ll also benefit from exceptional technical meetings, publications, and an extensive, resource-rich website.
Perhaps most importantly, you’ll be a part of the premier community for ceramic scientists and engineers in the world. You’ll find this to be a welcoming community of people willing to share their technical expertise, recognize achievement, and help you connect to others who share your research interests.
|How Do I Join ACerS?|
How can I join ACerS?
How can my company join ACerS?
Companies, national laboratories, academic institutions, etc. are represented by Corporate Membership. ACerS offers two levels of participation, based on company size. For membership details, visit the Corporate Membership section of the site. You may also visit the Corporate Member list to see who is already receiving the benefits of membership.
I am a student. How can I join?
I just graduated last year. Is there any break on membership dues for young professionals who are just starting out?
I let my membership lapse for a few months. Will I lose the years of continuous membership that I’ve built up?
Does your membership year run on a Jan. 1-Dec. 31 calendar year or on the anniversary of when I first joined ACerS?
How much does a membership cost?
I just lost my job. Is there a temporary free or reduced dues rate that I qualify for?
Can I renew for more than one year at a time?
Are divisions, sections and classes included in my membership dues or do I pay extra for those?
Do I get print and online access to the Bulletin and ceramicSOURCE as part of my membership?
Do I get print and online access to the ceramic journals too?
I want to find out who else in my country is a member of ACerS so I can contact them. How can I do this?
Do I need a certain numbers of years of ACerS membership to be eligible for Society awards?
That depends on the award. Some awards require up to 5 years continuous ACerS membership, others do not require membership at all. You need to read the nomination criteria for each award to see if membership is a requirement.
Have more questions? Contact Megan Bricker to get your questions answered.