Amanda Engen

Cutting-edge glass advancements light up GOMD 2024 in Las Vegas

By Amanda Engen / June 4, 2024

The 2024 Glass & Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting took place in Las Vegas, Nev., from May 19–23. The event welcomed more than 300 attendees for a week of talks and networking, and included the special appearance by an Elvis impersonator.

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Sustainability guides discussion at Ceramics Expo 2024

By Amanda Engen / May 14, 2024

Ceramics Expo took place this year in Novi, Mich., from April 30–May 1, 2024. Sustainability was a guiding theme during this year’s technical forums, which had thermal management solutions as a main focus.

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Failure analysis takes center stage at 59th Annual Symposium on Refractories

By Amanda Engen / April 9, 2024

ACerS Greater Missouri Section and Refractory Ceramics Division held the 59th Annual Symposium on Refractories in St. Louis, Mo., March 26–28, 2024. Almost 240 members of the refractory ceramics community attended the meeting, which focused on unleashing refractory potential through root cause analysis.

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EMA 2024 debuts in Denver

By Amanda Engen / February 28, 2024

The Electronic Materials and Applications Conference moved from its original home in Florida to Denver, Colo., taking place Feb. 13–16, 2024. More than 330 attendees, of which nearly a third were students, attended the conference.

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Overcoming ceramic challenges at the 48th ICACC in Daytona Beach

By Amanda Engen / February 13, 2024

The 48th International Conference on Applied Ceramics and Composites took place in Daytona Beach, Fla., Jan. 28–Feb. 2, 2024. The conference included 19 symposia; five focused sessions; and a special focused session on diversity, entrepreneurship, and commercialization.

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ACerS and USACA partner on hypersonic materials training program

By Amanda Engen / January 31, 2024

[Image above] An artist’s rendering of a hypersonic vehicle. Credit: NASA WESTERVILLE, OHIO—On Jan. 8, 2024, the Department of Defense Cornerstone Consortium under the DOD Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment…

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