St. Louis Section/Refractory Ceramics Division

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Upcoming award nomination deadlines: Take note Although Jan. 15 was the main deadline for Society award nominations that will be presented at MS&T 2013, there are some with later deadlines worth considering. The awards below are listed in order of deadline date. All, except the Sosman Award, will be presented at MS&T in October 2013: Feb. 28, 2013: Basic Science Division’s Robert B. Sosman Award and Lecture (for 2014) The Sosman Award is the highest recognition of scientific accomplishment given in recognition of outstanding achievement in basic science in an area that results in a significant impact to the field of ceramics. April 1, 2013: Du-Co Ceramics Scholarship Award This $3,000 scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student pursing a degree in ceramic science, ceramic engineering, materials science, materials engineering, or any combination of these degrees. Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award This $1,500 honorarium is awarded to a young professional member of ACerS who demonstrates exceptional leadership and service to ACerS. April 15, 2013: Ceramic Education Council’s Outstanding Educator Award This award recognizes truly outstanding work and creativity in teaching, directing student research, or in the general educational process (lectures, publications, etc.) of ceramic educators. June 30, 2013: Glass and Optical Materials Division’s Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award This award encourages and recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated excellence in research, engineering, and/or study in glass science or technology. July 31, 2013: Electronics Division’s Edward C. Henry Award This award is given annually for an outstanding paper reporting original work in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society or the Bulletin during the previous calendar year on a subject related to electronic ceramics. Electronics Division’s Lewis C. Hoffman Scholarship The purpose of this $2,000 tuition award is to encourage academic interest and excellence among undergraduate students in the area of ceramics/materials science and engineering. The 2013 essay topic is, “Coupled Properties for Multi-functional Electroceramics.” Additional information and nomination forms for these awards can be found at ceramics.org/awards. Contact: Marcia Stout at mstout@ceramics.org. n Names in the news Cui awarded Morgan Ceramics academic research prize Bai Cui, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, won the 2012 Professor Sir Richard Brook Prize for the Best Ceramics PhD dissertation in the UK. The prize is Morgan Ceramics CEO, Andrew Hosty (left), congratulates Cui.. sponsored by Morgan Ceramics and organized by the Centre for Advanced Structural Ceramics at Imperial College London. Andrew Hosty, chief executive officer of Morgan Ceramics, presented the prize to Cui at the Morgan Technical Ceramics site in Woodridge, N.J., for his study, “Microstructural Evolution and Oxidation Behavior of Spark Plasma Sintered MAX Ceramics,” undertaken while Cui was at Imperial College London. The prize included £1,000, a certificate, and an engraved glass award. Cui earned his PhD from Imperial College London. Yttrium Oxide & other Rare Earth materials Leading Supplier of Rare Earth Materials 20 Years of Reliability 12930 Saratoga Avenue, Suite D-6, Saratoga, CA 95070 Tel : 1.408.864.0680 Fax : 1.408.864.0930 Email : info@candldevelopment.com www.candldevelopment.com American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 92, No. 2 | www.ceramics.org 9 (Credit: Morgan Ceramics.)


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