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ACerS is pleased to announce Julian Jones 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.

Jones is professor of biomaterials at Imperial College London. His research group focuses on 3D-printed biomaterials for regenerative medicine (bone, cartilage, wound healing) and bioactive nanoparticles for cancer therapy.

In addition to his role as chair of the Bioceramics Division, Jones’ service to ACerS includes serving on the Panel of Fellows and chair of the 2021 Ross Coffin Purdy Award subcommittee. He also served the International Commission on Glass as chair of TC04 (Bioglasses) and as a member of the Coordinating Technical Committee, where he is currently vice-chair.

Jones was named an ACerS Fellow in 2015 and is a Fellow of the Society for Glass Technology. His awards include an International Society for Ceramics in Medicine Excellence Award, the Vittorio Gottardi Award from the International Commission on Glass, and the ACerS Robert L. Coble Award.

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