Erica Zimmerman, Author at The American Ceramic Society

Erica Zimmerman

2019 Nominations open for three prestigious glass awards: Stookey, Morey, Kreidl

By Erica Zimmerman / October 29, 2018

-There are three glass-related awards that have a January 21, 2019 nomination deadline, so please consider submitting a nomination! Stookey Lecture of Discovery: deadline January 21, 2019 The Stookey Award recognizes an individual’s lifetime of innovative exploratory work or noteworthy contributions of outstanding research on new materials, phenomena, or processes involving glass, that have commercial…

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2019 Call for Award Nominations

By Erica Zimmerman / September 4, 2018

Nominations for Society awards that will be presented at the annual awards banquet in October 2019 are now open. Additional information on each award, plus many Division and Class awards, is available at ceramics.org/awards. Nomination deadline for all awards is January 15, 2019 unless otherwise noted. (Note that the 2019 Fellows deadline was August 30, 2018).…

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Call for Nominations: The W.A. Weyl International Glass Science Award

By Erica Zimmerman / July 30, 2018

The purpose of this award is to recognize the abilities of a young scientist who would like to present a paper at an International Congress on Glass, and to provide funds to make this possible. ELIGIBILITY Any young scientist 35 years old or less, whose research and publications in the field of glass science shows ingenuity,…

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ACerS/Basic Science Division Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition

By Erica Zimmerman / July 27, 2018

It’s time to start working on your entry for the 2018 Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition, organized by the ACerS Basic Science Division. This unique competition, to be held at MS&T18 in October in Columbus, Ohio is an annual poster exhibit that promotes the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic…

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Do you qualify for Emeritus membership?

By Erica Zimmerman / June 25, 2018

If you will be 65 years old (or older) by December 31, 2018 and will have 35 years of continuous membership in ACerS, you are eligible for Emeritus status. Note that both criteria must be met. Emeritus members enjoy waived membership dues and reduced meeting registration rates. To verify your eligibility, contact Erica Zimmerman at…

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2018-2019 Slate of ACerS Officers

By Erica Zimmerman / June 4, 2018

The new slate of 2018-2019 ACerS Officers Slate has been determined. There were no contested offices and no write-in candidates, automatically making all nominees “elected.” The new term begins at the end of MS&T18, October 18, 2018.

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2018 Society award winners announced

By Erica Zimmerman / June 1, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners! The bios and photos of the 2018 award recipients are posted on the awards page and the awardees will be featured in the September 2018 issue of the Bulletin. The awards will be presented October 15 at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet at MS&T 2018 in Columbus, Ohio USA.  

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Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures Nominations: Deadline September 1

By Erica Zimmerman / June 1, 2018

September 1, 2018 is the deadline to submit nominations for the two Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass lectures that will be presented at the GOMD Annual Meeting in conjunction with the International Congress on Glass (ICG) in Boston, Mass., June 9-14, 2019.   The Frontiers of Glass Science and the Frontiers of Glass Technology lectures are designed to encourage scientific and…

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GOMD awards poster winners

By Erica Zimmerman / June 1, 2018

At its Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, May 2018,  the Glass & Optical Materials Division awarded best graduate and undergraduate student poster prizes to the following winners. Thanks to Corning Incorporated for their sponsorship of the annual contest. Graduate Student Posters: 1st place: Hongshen Liu, Pennsylvania State University             …

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New Award for 2019:  ECD Jubilee Global Diversity Award

By Erica Zimmerman / May 24, 2018

The Engineering Ceramics Division is proud to announce their newest award recognizing early/mid-career women and minority professionals. Three individuals will be selected annually for the Engineering Ceramics Division’s Jubilee Global Diversity Award and will be invited to present at the International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC) in Daytona Beach, FL (annual…

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