Erica Zimmerman

Bioceramics Division presents first Global Young Bioceramicist Award

By Erica Zimmerman / November 19, 2020

The Global Young Bioceramicist Award is presented by The American Ceramic Society’s Bioceramics Division. The award recognizes the outstanding young ceramic engineer and material scientist, who has made significant contributions to the area of Bioceramics, for human healthcare around the globe. Nominations are invited from the candidates from academia, industry, or government-funded national laboratory –…

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Bioceramics Division presents first Larry L. Hench Lifetime Achievement Award

By Erica Zimmerman / October 26, 2020

The Larry L. Hench Lifetime Achievement Award for innovation and translation is presented by The American Ceramic Society’s Bioceramics Division. The award honors a deserving individual(s) in recognition of lifetime dedication, vision, and accomplishments in advancing the field of Bioceramics, particularly towards innovation in the field and contribution of that innovation to translation of technology…

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The American Ceramic Society 2020 Virtual Awards Celebration

By Erica Zimmerman / October 9, 2020

The American Ceramic Society is pleased to present the 2020 Virtual Awards Celebration!  Although we could not meet together in person, we have several awardees to recognize and to offer you the opportunity to learn about their important accomplishments in the ceramic and glass community. We congratulate all of the 2020 ACerS awardees and hope you enjoy…

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2020-2021 Slate of ACerS Officers

By Erica Zimmerman / May 29, 2020

The new slate of 2020-2021 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 ACerS Annual Meeting/MS&T20, October 8, 2020.

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MS&T20 Registrations: Distinguished Life, Emeritus and Senior Members

By Erica Zimmerman / May 20, 2020

ACerS 122nd Annual Meeting takes place October 4 – 8, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pa. during MS&T. MS&T affords you an opportunity like no other. You have the chance to hear the latest technical advances and cutting-edge developments in the materials science community, connect with friends, and network with your peers. Make your plans to attend today!…

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2020 Society Awardees Announced

By Erica Zimmerman / April 15, 2020

The American Ceramic Society’s 2020 awardees have been selected. Awards will be presented at ACerS Annual Meeting in conjunction with MS&T20 October 4 – 8, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pa., USA. Congratulations to the 2020 awardees!

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Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award nominations due May 23, 2020

By Erica Zimmerman / March 31, 2020

The Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award recognizes individuals who are members of the Pacific Rim Conference (PACRIM) societies for their contributions in the field of ceramics and glass technology that have resulted in significant industrial and/or academic impact, international advocacy, and visibility of the field. Industrial candidates will be evaluated based on the technology development and…

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The European Ceramic Society-American Ceramic Society Joint Award

By Erica Zimmerman / February 21, 2020

The European Ceramic Society-American Ceramic Society Joint Award recognizes individuals who foster international cooperation between The American Ceramic Society and The European Ceramic Society, in demonstration of both organizations’ commitment to work together to better serve the international ceramics community. The award shall be presented in alternate years at the ACerS Annual Meeting event (held…

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Electronics Division names best student posters and presentations from EMA 2020

By Erica Zimmerman / February 10, 2020

The Electronics Division presented awards for outstanding student work during the January 2020 Conference on Electronic Materials and Applications in Orlando, Fla. Congratulations to these students: Poster Competition EMA 2020: 1st place: Ayana Ghosh – University of Connecticut “Design of novel molecular ferroelectrics using first-principles based and machine learning approaches” 2nd place: Nicole Bartek –…

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2019 Roland B. Snow award and ceramographic competition winners announced

By Erica Zimmerman / October 11, 2019

The Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition, is an annual poster exhibit to promote the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic materials. This year’s competition was held during the ACerS Annual Meeting in September in Portland, Or., in the Oregon Convention Center. Winners were selected for the scanning electron microscopy,…

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