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

Rueschhoff is a materials research engineer in the Composites Branch at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. She received her B.S in materials engineering from Iowa State University and her Ph.D. in materials engineering from Purdue University.

She has co-authored 12 peer-reviewed publications and presented at 23 research conferences and seminars. Her research awards include NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, ACerS Graduate Excellence in Materials Science Sapphire Award, and Purdue Materials Engineering Outstanding Graduating Graduate Student Award. In 2019, she received the inaugural ACerS International Jubilee Global Diversity Award.

Rueschhoff’s activities in ACerS include serving as communications chair and chair in the President’s Council of Student Advisors, co-organizer of the inaugural ACerS Winter Workshop, and current mentor to the Programming Committee. She also has been a reviewer for the Journal of the American Ceramics Society, an associate editor for the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, and coorganizer of three symposia for the International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. She currently serves on the Strategic Planning for Emerging Opportunities Committee and is chair of the Member Services Committee.

We extend our deep appreciation to Rueschhoff for her service to our Society!