Eileen De Guire

Baseball physics: ‘Seams’ like an increase in homeruns

By Eileen De Guire / July 29, 2022

When watching the Major League Baseball All-Star game last Tuesday, did you wonder what influenced the ball’s flight path after being hit? In a recent open-access paper, two professors from Washington State University and Delft University of Technology looked closer at the role of materials design in baseball aerodynamics.

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The microscopist’s dilemma: How to take advantage of an abundance of data

By Eileen De Guire / June 28, 2022

Storing data generated by sophisticated microscopy instruments is quite easy, but accessing, interpreting, and acting on the terabytes of data is challenging. Two recent papers offer interesting approaches to interacting with electron microscopes and the data they produce.

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GOMD conference in Baltimore reunites, rejuvenates, and celebrates

By Eileen De Guire / June 3, 2022

ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division held its 2022 annual meeting and conference in Baltimore, Md., May 22–26, 2022. About 215 people attended the conference in person, with 22 countries represented.

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GOMD 2022 meets in Baltimore

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2022

The Glass & Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting is taking place this week in Baltimore, Md. See some highlights from the event so far, and be on the lookout for a full report early next week.

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ACerS announces 2022 Class of Fellows

By Eileen De Guire / May 17, 2022

The American Ceramic Society will elevate 19 members to Fellow Status this year. The awards will be presented at the Society’s Annual Honor and Awards banquet at MS&T22 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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ACerS announces 2022 Distinguished Life Members

By Eileen De Guire / May 17, 2022

The American Ceramic Society will award the honor of Distinguished Life Member to Sylvia Johnson, Tatsuki Ohji, and Kent Weisenstein. The awards will be presented at the Society’s Annual Honor and Awards banquet at MS&T22 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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John Mauro appointed next editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society

By Eileen De Guire / May 11, 2022

Westerville, Ohio—ACerS president Beth Dickey announces that John C. Mauro will succeed William G. Fahrenholtz as editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society (JACerS). Fahrenholtz will step down…

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National Day of Glass Conference celebrates glass science, art, and engineering

By Eileen De Guire / April 12, 2022

The National Day of Glass Conference, held April 5–7, 2022, in Washington, D.C., kicked off North American-based celebrations of the United Nations International Year of Glass. Learn what took place at the conference and where you can find recordings of all the talks.

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PacRim 14/GOMD 2021 conference proceeds virtually with four days of programming

By Eileen De Guire / December 23, 2021

The 14th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology including the Glass & Optical Materials Division 2021 Annual Meeting took place virtually Dec. 13–16, 2021. Learn about what took place during the four-day event.

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Materials Genome Initiative updates strategic plan

By Eileen De Guire / December 10, 2021

In November 2021, the National Science and Technology Council subcommittee marked the 10th anniversary of the Materials Genome Initiative by issuing a new, comprehensive five-year strategic plan for the MGI. Learn more about the new plan in today’s CTT.

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