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ACerS Basic Science Division

Mission Statement

 

Our Mission: The Basic Science Division of The American Ceramic Society is dedicated to the development of the ceramic science underlying present and future applications of ceramics. The Basic Science Division fosters the scientific and technological foundations of ceramic science, identifying new areas in, and fields of, ceramic science critical to our current and future members.

 

 

 

 

ACerS Basic Science Division

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Publication Highlights 

As a service to the members of the Basic Science Division and those interested in joining The American Ceramic Society, ACerS and Wiley are providing free access to articles published in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society and the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology that are relevant to the science industry. These articles will be unlocked until December 31, 2017.  After that time, ACerS members can access these articles after logging in to www.ceramics.org.

 

Electric current-controlled synthesis of BaTiO3
   
Y Nakagawa, H Yoshida, A Uehashi, T Tokunaga, K Sasaki, T Yamamoto
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jace.14938/full

 

Synthesis of Boron Carbide by Reactive-Pulsed Electric Current Sintering in the Presence of Tungsten Boride
         D Radev, I Avramova, D Kovacheva, D Gautam, I Radev
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijac.12575/full

 

A Novel Polymeric Precursor for Boron Nitride Ceramics: Synthesis, Characterization, and Ceramic Conversion
       B Zhong, Z Chai, S Cheng, L Xia, G Wen, Y Huang
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijac.12541/full

 
Porous, Sintered Glass-Ceramics from Inorganic Polymers Based on Fayalite Slag
         M Marangoni, L Arnout, L Machiels, L Pandelaers, E Bernardo, P Colombo, Y Pontikes
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jace.14224/full

 

Hybrid Microwave Sintering of Infrared Transparent Nano-Y3Al5O12 Synthesized by a Modified Combustion Technique
         M Christopher, S Solomon, J Koshy, J Thomas
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijac.12559/full

 

Division Flyer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Meeting Spotlight
 

 

January 19-21, 2018

2018 Conference on Electronic and Advanced Materials, Organized by the ACerS Electronics and Basic Science Divisions (formerly Electronic Materials and Applications)

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at Sea World Conference Hotel  |  Orlando, Fla. USA

 

Click here to view all upcoming ACerS meetings

 
Division Leadership

 

Chair:  Dunbar Birnie | Rutgers University | Ph: (848) 445-5605

Chair-elect:  Paul Salvador | Carnegie Mellon University | Ph: (412) 268-2702

Vice Chair: John Blendell | Purdue University | Ph: (301) 335-1234

Secretary: Kristen Brosnan | GE Global Research Center | 

BSD officers: 2012-2018

ACerS Board of Directors Division Liaison: Greg Rohrer | Carnegie Mellon University

Division Rules and Reports

 

Rules of the Basic Science Division

BSD Annual Report 2012-2013

BSD Annual Report 2013-2014

BSD Annual Report 2014-2015

BSD Annual Report 2015-2016

BSD Annual Report 2016-2017

Awards

 

Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Awards

Roland B Snow Award: Best of Show of the Ceramographic Contest

The Robert B. Sosman Award and Lecture

 

Research

 

The Basic Science Division solicits technical topic areas of interest to our members and the future of ceramics.

 

If you have a topic area to add to this list, and want to be a champion for this area, please notify the BSD Program Chairs.

  • Materials and Process Modeling:  Veena Tikare
  • Measurements and Standards:  Chris Schilling, Ajit Jilla
  • Green (Environmentally Friendly) Processing:  Jim Adair, Shin-Ichi Hirano
  • Combinatorial Methods in Ceramics Research:  Debbie Kaiser, Lynne Schneemeyer
  • Colloids and Interfacial Chemistry Michael Hu, Vince Hackley
  • Power Sources – Fuel Cell and Batteries
  • MicroPorous Materials
  • Ceramics in Nanotechnologies:  Mark Deguire, Michael Hu, Jeff Brinker
  • Ceramics and Biology
  • BioMedical Materials:  Gary Fischman, Otto Wilson
  • Aging and Reliability in Ceramics:  Jill Glass
  • Electronic Structure of Ceramics
  • Chem-Mechanical Polishing and Tribology:  Said Jahanmir, Rob Sabia
  • Materials for Wireless Communication:  Duane Dimos, Mike Lanagan, Steve Freiman
  • Ceramics in Optical Communication:  Subhash Shinde
  • Light Weight Composites
  • Sensors and Actuators (MEMS)
  • Electrochemical Ceramics – Sensors and Catalysts:  Greg Rohrer, Xiaoqing Pan
  • Solid Free Form Fabrication
  • Novel Synthesis and Processing
  • Multi-Functional Materials
  • Ceramic Coatings:  Nitin Padture, Desiderio Kovar
  • Thin Films
  • Ceramics Joining:  Ivar Reimanis, Ron Loehman
  • Interfaces:  Vinayak Dravid, Xiaoqing Pan, Siu-Wai Chan
  • Sintering
  • Preceramic Polymers
  • Thermal Protection Materials:  Sylvia Johnson
  • Ceramic Armor and Window Materials
  • Layered Materials
  • High Temperature Composites
  • Fibers
  • Membranes and Filtration
  • Photovoltaics
  • Functionally Graded Materials
  • Photonic Crystals
  • Powder Mechanics:  Kevin Ewsuk, John Lannutti
  • Texture:  Gary Messing, Keith Bowman, Mark Vaudin

 

Job Opportunities

 

ACerS Career Center

 

 

 

 


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