Dr. Jincheng Du, Prof in Materials Science and Engineering, photographed in Discovery Park on the UNT campus, Texas on May 18, 2018. Photos by Michael Clements.

ACerS is pleased to announce that Jincheng Du has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism.

Du is professor of materials science and engineering at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. He received his Ph.D. in ceramics from Alfred University and completed his postdoctoral training at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of Virginia prior to joining UNT. He has published over 180 papers, three book chapters, and one book.

Du has received numerous distinctions, including the W.E.S. Turner Award of ICG, the Fulbright US Scholar Award, and the Gordon Fulcher Distinguished Scholar Award of Corning Inc. He also is the recipient of the Research Leadership Award and the Early Career Award for Research and Creativity of UNT.

Du is an ACerS Fellow and serves as an editor of Journal of the American Ceramic Society and associate editor of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science. Du became a member of ACerS when he was a graduate student and has remained involved throughout his career. He is currently chair of the Glass & Optical Materials Division and served as program chair of GOMD 2018.

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