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MS&T18: Lunch with a Pro

By Yolanda Natividad / October 8, 2018

The Young Professionals Network (YPN) of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) is continuing to help foster relationships between students and professionals in the field. At MS&T18 in Columbus, Ohio, the YPN is planning a “Lunch with a Pro” event. They will be pairing off industry/national lab/academia professionals with students (over lunch or coffee) on Monday, October…

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ACerS student tour at MS&T18

By Yolanda Natividad / October 5, 2018

Students will have the opportunity to visit the Owens Corning Science & Technology Center in Granville, Ohio, USA, on Monday, October 15, 2018, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m., during MS&T18. The registration deadline is September 24, 2018. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first served basis. Registration for the tour is…

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2019 Call for Award Nominations

By Erica Zimmerman / September 4, 2018

Nominations for Society awards that will be presented at the annual awards banquet in October 2019 are now open. Additional information on each award, plus many Division and Class awards, is available at ceramics.org/awards. Nomination deadline for all awards is January 15, 2019 unless otherwise noted. (Note that the 2019 Fellows deadline was August 30, 2018).…

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Call for Nominations: The W.A. Weyl International Glass Science Award

By Erica Zimmerman / July 30, 2018

The purpose of this award is to recognize the abilities of a young scientist who would like to present a paper at an International Congress on Glass, and to provide funds to make this possible. ELIGIBILITY Any young scientist 35 years old or less, whose research and publications in the field of glass science shows ingenuity,…

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ACerS/Basic Science Division Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition

By Erica Zimmerman / July 27, 2018

It’s time to start working on your entry for the 2018 Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition, organized by the ACerS Basic Science Division. This unique competition, to be held at MS&T18 in October in Columbus, Ohio is an annual poster exhibit that promotes the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic…

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The ACerS Cements Division Presents Awards

By Erica Zimmerman / June 25, 2018

The ACerS Cements Division presented several awards at their 9th Advances in Cements Based Materials Meeting (Cements 2018) held on Pennsylvania State University’s campus June 11-12, 2018. Congratulations to the following winners:           2017 Brunauer Best Paper: An Ideal Solid Solution Model for C–S–H,           Journal of the American Ceramic Society;…

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Do you qualify for Emeritus membership?

By Erica Zimmerman / June 25, 2018

If you will be 65 years old (or older) by December 31, 2018 and will have 35 years of continuous membership in ACerS, you are eligible for Emeritus status. Note that both criteria must be met. Emeritus members enjoy waived membership dues and reduced meeting registration rates. To verify your eligibility, contact Erica Zimmerman at…

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2018-2019 Slate of ACerS Officers

By Erica Zimmerman / June 4, 2018

The new slate of 2018-2019 ACerS Officers Slate has been determined. There were no contested offices and no write-in candidates, automatically making all nominees “elected.” The new term begins at the end of MS&T18, October 18, 2018.

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2018 Society award winners announced

By Erica Zimmerman / June 1, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners! The bios and photos of the 2018 award recipients are posted on the awards page and the awardees will be featured in the September 2018 issue of the Bulletin. The awards will be presented October 15 at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet at MS&T 2018 in Columbus, Ohio USA.  

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Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures Nominations: Deadline September 1

By Erica Zimmerman / June 1, 2018

September 1, 2018 is the deadline to submit nominations for the two Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass lectures that will be presented at the GOMD Annual Meeting in conjunction with the International Congress on Glass (ICG) in Boston, Mass., June 9-14, 2019.   The Frontiers of Glass Science and the Frontiers of Glass Technology lectures are designed to encourage scientific and…

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