Eileen De Guire

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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Society reschedules three spring conferences in response to COVID-19

By Eileen De Guire / March 17, 2020

The American Ceramic Society announces it has rescheduled events through May because of COVID-19. The decision, not taken lightly, is based on guidance from WHO and CDC, as well as local government and public health authorities of our conference venues. “We considered the emphasis in the near term for ‘social distancing,’ as well as evolving…

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Faculty sought for Central Ohio Technical College two-year ceramic engineering degree program

By Eileen De Guire / March 10, 2020

Responding to a critical need of the ceramic manufacturing industry, Central Ohio Technical College (Newark, Ohio), in partnership with the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation and The America Ceramic Society, plans to establish a two-year associate’s degree in ceramic materials engineering technology. COTC expects to welcome its first student cohort in fall 2020 pending approval…

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American and European ceramic societies sign collaboration agreement

By Eileen De Guire / February 14, 2020

Ceramic societies will establish joint award, joint symposium, and continue student event collaborations. WESTERVILLE, Ohio—Leaders of The European Ceramic Society and The American Ceramic Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining cooperative activities between the two societies when officials from both organizations met recently at the International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites in Daytona…

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Several ‘firsts’ at the 44th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites

By Eileen De Guire / February 7, 2020

The International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC 2020) took place January 26–31 in Daytona Beach, Fla. Over 1,000 people attended, with 50% coming from outside the United States.

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Ferroelectric focus at the Electronic Materials and Applications Conference

By Eileen De Guire / January 31, 2020

The 11th annual Electronic Materials and Applications Conference (EMA 2020) took place in Orlando on Jan. 22–24, 2020. Ferroelectricity was a big topic of discussion this year, in addition to various properties of complex oxides.

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Ceramic & Glass Manufacturing, the B2B magazine for all your industry needs

By Eileen De Guire / December 3, 2019

Ceramic & Glass Manufacturing—ACerS’ NEW B2B magazine—delivers news and information for ceramic and glass manufacturers and businesses. Check out the first issue (now online), and sign up to receive a free subscription to C&GM!

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