The American Ceramic Society | If you work in ceramics or glass, ACerS is the society for you.

If you work in ceramics or glass, ACerS is the society for you.

Every day, materials professionals use ceramics to pioneer energy solutions, advance medicine, improve the environment, support manufacturing innovations, and make life better. Are you one of them?

Join more than 11,000 scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, students, marketing and sales professionals from more than 70 countries in The American Ceramic Society.

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ACerS meetings offer opportunities to network with ceramic and glass experts.

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The American Ceramic Society’s Navrotsky Award recognizes innovative thermodynamic research

ACerS newest award, The Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids, established by Alexandra Navrotsky, recognizes innovative...

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Glass scientist discovers his passion after visiting glass museum

ACerS Fellow John Mauro has traveled an interesting career path. He attributes his success to his education, mentors, and his involvement with ACerS and the Glass and Optical Materials Division. His Lifetime Membership reflects the value he places on the Society.

ACerS Lifetime Member gets considerable ROI from involvement in Society

ACerS Fellow S.K. Sundaram has accomplished a lot in his 20+ year career. In this recent interview, he reflects on his career, how being involved in ACerS resulted in recognition and several awards, and benefits of membership.

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Publications & Resources

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Among the top sources for ceramic materials science research, providing scientists, engineers, and students with critically assessed, original research for over 100 years.
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Devoted to the development and commercialization of engineered ceramics products and processes.
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Glass science and engineering research aimed at meeting the challenges of using glass, glass-ceramics, and composite materials in consumer, commercial, and industrial applications.
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The industry’s undisputed authority on news and new developments in the ceramics and glass industries.
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Resource Center

Tools for the ceramic and glass trades.

Resources to help you in your career.
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Links to resources for those working in the ceramic and glass industries.
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Classroom resources for those teaching students in grades K-12.
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Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation

The Foundation is a global partnership among organizations devoted to science, engineering, and technology of ceramics and glasses.