Karen McCurdy

Volunteer spotlight: Chris Perry

By Karen McCurdy / May 6, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Chris Perry has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Perry is president of both Christy Refractories and Industrial Services. Previously, he held the role of vice president of engineering with additional responsibilities for R&D and…

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Volunteer spotlight: Julian Jones

By Karen McCurdy / April 7, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Julian Jones has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Jones is professor of biomaterials at Imperial College London. His research group focuses on 3D-printed biomaterials for regenerative medicine (bone, cartilage, wound healing)…

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Volunteer spotlight: Claire Xiong

By Karen McCurdy / March 5, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Hui (Claire) Xiong has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Xiong is an associate professor in the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering at Boise State University. Xiong received her Ph.D.…

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Volunteer spotlight: Andrew Ericks

By Karen McCurdy / February 5, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Andrew Ericks has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Ericks received his B.S. in metallurgical and materials engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 2018, and he is currently a third-year…

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Volunteer spotlight: Mathieu Hubert

By Karen McCurdy / January 8, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Mathieu Hubert has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Hubert earned a MChem from the University of Rennes, France and a Ph.D. in materials science at the University of Rennes and the…

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Volunteer spotlight: Keith Bowman

By Karen McCurdy / December 8, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Keith Bowman has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Bowman is dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology and Constellation Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He received B.S.…

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Volunteer spotlight: Keith DeCarlo

By Karen McCurdy / November 9, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Keith DeCarlo has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. DeCarlo earned his B.S. (2006), M.S. (2008), and Ph.D. (2011) from Alfred University in ceramic engineering. He also earned an M.B.A. in finance from…

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Volunteer spotlight: Delia Brauer

By Karen McCurdy / October 6, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Delia Brauer has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Brauer studied chemistry with environmental chemistry at Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) and University of Northumbria at Newcastle (England) before executing a Ph.D.…

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Volunteer spotlight: Jessica Rimsza

By Karen McCurdy / September 3, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Jessica Rimsza has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Rimsza received a B.S. and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from the University of Arizona and the University of North Texas,…

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Volunteer spotlight: Geoff Brennecka

By Karen McCurdy / August 6, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Geoff Brennecka has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Brennecka received B.S. and M.S. degrees in ceramic engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri University of Science and Technology) and a Ph.D.…

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