Henry Colorado over Montblanc summit July 2 2022

[Image above] On July 2, 2022, ACerS member Henry Colorado summited Mont Blanc along the Trois Monts route. Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps and Western Europe, rising more than 4,800 meters above sea level. Credit: Henry Colorado

ACerS is pleased to announce Henry Colorado has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism.

Colorado is full professor in the School of Engineering and director of the CCComposites Lab (cements, ceramics and composites) at Universidad de Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia. He obtained a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from Universidad Nacional de Colombia (with honors) in 2005 and a secondary M.S. and Ph.D. in materials sciences at University of California, Los Angeles in 2013.

An active ACerS member, Colorado was the Colombian country chair for the PACC-FMAs meeting in July 2022. He was instrumental in organizing and planning the event since 2019. He has published more than 150 papers.

We extend our deep appreciation to Colorado for his service to our Society!