January 4th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Glass and ceramic materials are enabling technologies that make a ton of today’s tech possible, even though the materials’ role in these products is often overlooked.
November 30th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
At Formnext, a recent international exhibition in Germany all about additive manufacturing, ceramic materials had a strong presence on the show floor. TCT Magazine talked to some of the companies advancing additive manufacturing of ceramics at this year’s exhibition.
September 2nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Delbert Day, ACerS past-president, former Missouri University of Science and Technology professor, and cofounder of Mo-Sci Corporation (Rolla, Mo.), reflects on his long and impactful career and gives advice to those just getting started.
February 10th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Artist Olivier van Herpt is harnessing the scientific power of audio in a new project experimenting with how sound intersects with a different medium: 3-D printed ceramics.
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.
December 9th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers from North Carolina State University discovered a new phase of solid carbon that is harder than diamonds and can be formed at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure.
November 6th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Looking for your next career opportunity in the ceramic and glass industry? You'll want to check out this premiere online resource designed to match qualified job seekers with leading industry organizations.
October 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Tufts University (Medord, Mass.) and the University of Sydney (Australia) have developed a novel type of biodegradable scaffold that combines silk and ceramic to help broken bodies jointly rebuild the cartilage and bone that compose joints.
September 25th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Earlier this month, the World Academy of Ceramics honored 13 ACerS members for internationally renowned, significant contributions to the advancement of ceramic science and technology.
September 16th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Dr. William David Kingery is still revered for his myriad contributions to the study of modern ceramics. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials science and engineering department reopened the W. David Kingery Ceramics and Glass Laboratory in April and students have been busy at work in the new space ever since.