ACerS is pleased to announce Mark Stett 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.
Stett received his B.S. in ceramic engineering from Alfred University, and he received his M.S. and Ph.D. in ceramic engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He worked for 32 years in R&D with Kaiser Refractories/National Refractories and has now been retired for 19 years.
Stett has been an ACerS member since 1962 and Fellow since 1996. He served on the Refractory Ceramics Division executive committee and as Division chair in 2000. Additionally, he has served on the Allen Award Committee since 1992.
His awards include the St. Louis Section Planje Award in 2001 and the ASTM Award of Merit in 1998. He has been involved with UNITECR as well, serving as the program chair for New Orleans in 1997 and as Executive Board chair for Orlando in 2005. He was named a UNITECR Distinguished Life Member in 2005.
“Mark has done so much for the Refractory Ceramics Division and I could always count on his counsel. We are grateful for his commitment to the Alfred Allen Award Committee for the past 28 years,” says Dana Goski, ACerS president-elect and Allied Mineral Products vice president of research and development.
We extend our deep appreciation to Stett for his service to our Society!