ACerS is pleased to announce Keith DeCarlo 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.
DeCarlo earned his B.S. (2006), M.S. (2008) and Ph.D. (2011) from Alfred University in ceramic engineering. He also earned an M.B.A. in finance from SUNY Albany in 2015.
DeCarlo is currently vice president of technology at Blasch Precision Ceramics in Albany, N.Y. Research completed under his direction in the Product Development department includes the development of cermets, synthesis of polymeric cryogels, modeling of particle packing, and finite element analysis of chemical reactions at high temperature in the Claus process.
DeCarlo has been an active member of ACerS for over 15 years and is an active member of the Manufacturing, Refractories, and Basic Science Divisions. He helped lead the creation of the Manufacturing Division as a member of the executive committee, culminating with service as the Division chairperson. Recently, he participated on the advisory board for the Ceramic Manufacturing Solutions Conference.
DeCarlo is currently serving on the editorial advisory board for the Ceramic & Glass Manufacturing magazine and on the Books Subcommittee. He is also involved in the Young Professionals Network.
We extend our deep appreciation to DeCarlo for his service to our Society!