May 28th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
ACerS president Bill Lee recently participated in one of the oldest surviving traditional ceremonies still in existence today—and, as a result of this “peculiarly English” ceremony, Lee is now a Freeman of the City of London.
May 18th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The June/July 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. This special double issue is all about building a better world, from highlighting the activities of the next generation to the future of smartphones and antimicrobial surfaces.
March 24th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
It's an exciting time for ceramics professionals in the U.K., as ACerS recently launched its first international chapter. The inaugural meeting featured eight speakers on a variety of ceramic-related topics and attracted 55 attendees.
March 17th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The April 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring polymer-derived ceramics, quality control checklists, and a comprehensive ceramic and glass industry market report—is now available online.
February 10th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A graduate student from London is using his knowledge of ceramics to help a non-profit in Uganda improve production processes for locally-manufactured ceramic water filters.
January 13th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered that hafnium carbide and tantalum carbide have some of the highest melting points of any measured materials—making these ultra-high temperature ceramics potentially perfect for use in extreme environments, such as on hypersonic vehicles that soar through space.
December 15th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The January/February 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—and it’s packed full of great content to kick off the new year.
November 2nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
President Mrityunjay Singh led ACerS 118th Annual Membership Meeting last week at MS&T16 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Singh reported on Society achievements during the year and officially passed the ceramic gavel to incoming president, William Lee, who outlined his goals for the coming year
March 14th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
A two-day Asia Pacific Ceramic Cooperation Summit gave invited researchers from Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia the opportunity to present updates on their work as well as to network in their broad geographic regions.
December 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
U.K. television show "The Great Pottery Throwdown" goes beyond entertaining at the potter’s wheel—the show also uses scientific experts to link traditional ceramics to the world of advanced ceramics. Included in the show’s cadre of experts is none other than ACerS President-elect Bill Lee.