About Us

Since 1898, ACerS has been the hub of the global ceramics community and one of the most trusted sources of ceramic materials & applications knowledge. If ceramics and glass technologies are a significant part of your work, then ACerS is the professional society for you.

Who We Are

The mission of ACerS is to advance the study, understanding, and use of ceramics and related materials, for the benefit of our members and society. More than 10,000 scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, students, and marketing and sales professionals from more than 70 countries make up the members of The American Ceramic Society.

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What are ceramics?

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

ACerS values diversity and inclusion

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.

Learn what ACerS is doing to cultivate a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment on our Diversity & Inclusion webpage. And, learn more about how you can foster diversity, inclusivity, and equity in the sciences on the ACerS Fostering equity in science resource page.

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