Eileen De Guire

Boston becomes Glass City as it welcomes 900 glass scientists, engineers, and manufacturers

By Eileen De Guire / June 18, 2019

More than 900 people from 45 countries attended the International Congress on Glass and the Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society Glass and Optical Materials Division in Boston, Mass., June 9–14, 2019.

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ACerS joins Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM as inaugural member

By Eileen De Guire / April 9, 2019

The American Ceramic Society has joined with over 80 leading academic and professional societies as an inaugural member of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM.

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The Refractories Symposium—55 years strong and growing

By Eileen De Guire / April 4, 2019

The 55th annual Refractories Symposium welcomed a record-breaking 234 attendees to St. Louis on March 27–28, 2019. Attendance has grown steadily over the years, making it the most significant refractories annual gathering for the refractories community in North America.

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COTC explores offering nation’s only two-year ceramic technology degree

By Eileen De Guire / February 21, 2019

NEWARK, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2019–Central Ohio Technical College, the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation, and The American Ceramic Society signed a memorandum of understanding to agree to work together to launch at COTC the only two-year Ceramic Engineering Technology degree program in the nation.

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ICACC organizers dodge curveballs and make conference a success

By Eileen De Guire / February 6, 2019

The International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC 2019) took place January 27 to February 1 in Daytona Beach. Over 1,000 people attended, with 60 percent coming from outside the U.S.

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Science for the future at the Electronic Materials and Applications Conference

By Eileen De Guire / January 29, 2019

The Electronic Materials and Applications Conference (EMA 2019) reached its 10th anniversary in Orlando on January 23-25, 2019. Topics ranged from superconductors to materials for 5G, and attendees presented talks on theoretical science and engineering research.

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MS&T18 and ACerS Annual Meeting—Recapping a busy week

By Eileen De Guire / October 19, 2018

MS&T18 closed the week with a record 3,200 attendees, 92 vendors, and thousands of technical presentations. The Annual Meeting, Awards banquet, technical sessions, and student contests rounded out a busy week for ACerS members.

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The American Ceramic Society Names New Executive Director

By Eileen De Guire / September 21, 2018

WESTERVILLE, OHIO—The American Ceramic Society Board of Directors announces the appointment of Mark J. Mecklenborg as executive director effective Jan. 1, 2019. He will succeed current executive director Charlie Spahr when he retires at the end of the year. Mecklenborg will be the Society’s 11th executive director. ACerS president Michael Alexander says, “Mark brings an energy…

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Free download: Honoring the ACerS Awards Class of 2018

By Eileen De Guire / August 13, 2018

The September Bulletin celebrates the ACerS Award recipients of 2018

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Novel MXene–ZnO composites made with cold sintering process

By Eileen De Guire / July 31, 2018

A new paper reports success making nanocomposites with wildly dissimilar materials by the cold sintering process. Each constituent brings functional properties, and the composite’s properties are better than either constituent alone.

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