Eileen De Guire

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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Crack—heal thyself! A new understanding of damage tolerance mechanisms in a MAX phase

By Eileen De Guire / November 19, 2021

Despite having weakly bonded layers, MAX phases demonstrate a surprisingly high damage tolerance. Researchers at Texas A&M and Universite Grenoble Alpes in France showed how cracks in a MAX single crystal can close and heal, thus contributing to the high damage tolerance.

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Review of “Encyclopedia of Glass Science, Technology, History, and Culture”

By Eileen De Guire / June 24, 2021

Mario Affatigato, editor-in-chief of International Journal of Applied Glass Science, reviews the new two-volume Encyclopedia of Glass Science, Technology, History, and Culture, available for purchase on the ACerS-Wiley bookstore.

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ACerS announces 2021 Distinguished Life Members

By Eileen De Guire / June 21, 2021

The American Ceramic Society will award three members the honor of the organization’s 2021 Distinguished Life Members: William E. Lee, Kathleen A. Richardson, and Anil Virkar.

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ACerS announces 2021 Class of Fellows

By Eileen De Guire / June 21, 2021

The American Ceramic Society will elevate 17 members to Fellow Status this year. The awards will be presented at the Society’s Annual Honor and Awards banquet at MS&T21 in Columbus, Ohio.

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ACerS rejects all expressions of hatred

By Eileen De Guire / March 25, 2021

To our members and friends in the ceramic and glass community, This week’s senseless shootings in the United States in Atlanta, Ga., and Boulder, Colo., lead us to affirm that The American Ceramic Society rejects all expressions of hatred. Our hearts unite with our Asian-American members, our members in Georgia and Colorado, and our members…

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Hybrid SmartMat@2020 welcomes virtual and in-person participants to Thailand

By Eileen De Guire / December 18, 2020

The 5th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology took place Dec. 1–4, 2020, at the Nongnooch Pattaya Garden & Resort in Thailand. The hybrid conference welcomed over 605 participants from around the world for several days of talks, committee meetings, and networking.

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Special IJAGS issue: Women in Glass

By Eileen De Guire / June 24, 2020

The International Journal of Applied Glass Science has published a special Women in Glass issue, highlighting a group of outstanding women researchers who are developing their careers in academia, government laboratories, and industry in different countries and across a wide range of topics related to glass.

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Young-Wook Kim appointed editor-in-chief of International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology

By Eileen De Guire / June 22, 2020

WESTERVILLE, Ohio—Young-Wook Kim, ACerS Fellow and professor of materials science and engineering at University of Seoul, Korea, has been appointed editor-in chief of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (ACT) published by The American Ceramic Society and Wiley. The appointment begins January 2021, and he succeeds co-editors Hua-Tay Lin (founding editor) and Monica Ferraris,…

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