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

Halbig is a senior materials research engineer and tech lead for additive manufacturing and joining & integration of composite materials at NASA’s Glenn Research Center. He has a bachelor’s degree in physics from Illinois State University, a bachelor’s degree in ceramic engineering from the University of Illinois, and a master’s degree in materials science and engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Halbig has authored/co-authored more than 75 journal articles and proceedings papers and two book chapters. He is currently an associate editor for the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology.

An ACerS Fellow (2020), Halbig has also received the Engineering Ceramics Division Global Star Award (2012) and the Richard M. Fulrath Award (2013).

Halbig’s service to ACerS is long-standing. During his 26 years of membership, he has served as program chair for the 38th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites and for the 14th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology. He has served on the Nominating Committee, Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award Committee, Richard M. Fulrath Award Committee, and the W. David Kingery Award Committee. He is a past chair and current trustee of the Engineering Ceramics Division (ECD), as well as chair of the ECD Jubilee Global Diversity Award Committee.

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