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Raw materials on everybody’s mind at UNITECR 2017 in Santiago, Chile

By Eileen De Guire / October 4, 2017

The refractory community met at UNITECR 2017 in Santiago, Chile, the last week of September. Raw material prices and trends, as well as advances in technology, were at the forefront.

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Parent investor company looking to sell CeramTec GmbH for 2.4B euro

By Eileen De Guire / September 1, 2017

Cinven—an international private equity firm—hopes to sell German-based CeramTec for 2.4 billion euro. Possible buyers include investors from Asia.

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Open-access article highlights role of ceramics and glass to meet society grand challenges

By Eileen De Guire / August 25, 2017

An open-access article in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society reports on the findings of a September 2016 NSF-sponsored workshop on the role of ceramic and glass science research in meeting society’s grand challenges.

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An MS&T update—Changes coming!

By Eileen De Guire / July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017   Greetings to all ACerS, AIST, and TMS members:   We want to share with you that change is coming to the annual technical meeting and exhibition series, MS&T (Materials Science & Technology). You know this industry-leading event as a unique collaboration between The American Ceramic Society; ASM International; the Association for…

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ACerS journals—Enduring quality, challenges ahead

By Eileen De Guire / July 7, 2017

The recently released Journal Citation Reports (JCR) provides some good news for the journals published by the American Ceramic Society, and it points to some challenges for the road ahead. JCR, published by Clarivate Analytics compiles scholars journal metrics such as impact factors, citation half-lives, etc. Of utmost importance, the articles published by the Society…

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PACRIM12–GOMD viewed through the lens of youth

By Eileen De Guire / June 6, 2017

University of North Dakota assistant professor, Surojit Gupta, has made it his mission to help grad students attend ACerS conferences. Six students who attended PACRIM12–GOMD in Hawaii—with NSF funding from Gupta—report on their experiences.

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PACRIM12 with GOMD feeds attendees in mind and body

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2017

[Image above] Food provided during the poster session and eaten with this view of the resort. Tuesday, May 23. Credit: M. Ahmadzadeh By Mostafa Ahmadzadeh Washington State University Aloha! My name is Mostafa Ahmadzadeh. I’m a 3rd-year P.hD. candidate at Washington State University, working on glasses and glass-ceramics for applications in nuclear waste vitrification. I…

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Future responsibilities and the road ahead for new graduates

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2017

[image above] Open-air networking between sessions at PACRIM12-GOMD. Credit: ACerS By Yin Liu Alfred University As a first-time PacRim attendee and second-time recipient of the NSF travel award, I feel myself immersed in a vastly changing world, even on an “isolated” Pacific island from the main continent. I got my Ph.D. in ceramics in May,…

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PacRim Young Investigator Forum explores big ideas in nano

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2017

[image above] These raft recliners were not PACRIM attendees! They are dummies used in a children’s game show that was being filmed onsite while the conference was underway. Credit: ACerS By Dereck Nills Ferreira Muche University of California, Davis    The PACRIM 12 with Glass & Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD) 2017 in Waikoloa, Hawaii, held…

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PacRim forum takes mystery out of journal publishing

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2017

[image above] Lunch sponsored by Saint-Gobain made efficient use of the lunchtime publishing workshop. Credit: ACerS By Hui Li University of California, Davis Now in the third year of my Ph.D. life in materials science, PACRIM12 is the first time that I got the chance to attend a science conference in the field as a…

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