ACerS fosters the study, understanding, and application of ceramics, glasses, and related materials for the benefit of our members, industry, and the global society.


ACerS strives to be the recognized global leader in advancing ceramic and glass science, engineering, commerce, and the arts.


Accountability Our volunteer leaders and staff take their roles seriously and operate in ways that are open, responsible, and ethical.

Excellence – We value and reward scientific, industrial, artistic, and educational achievement.

Inclusion – We commit to the fair and equitable treatment of all regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and any other basis.

Service We commit to providing members with exceptional experiences and outstanding service in every interaction.

Education – We value learning in all forms and foster the creation and dissemination of knowledge.

Collaboration – We value collaboration to advance the frontiers of ceramics, glasses, and related materials.