Yolanda Natividad

ACerS Associate Membership and Young Professionals Network

By Yolanda Natividad / February 5, 2021

The American Ceramic Society offers one year of Associate Membership at no charge for recent graduates who have completed their final degree. To receive the benefits of membership in the world’s premier membership organization for ceramics and glass professionals, visit the Associate Membership web page. Also, consider joining ACerS Young Professionals Network (YPN) once you…

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Apply today for the 2021–22 ACerS PCSA class

By Yolanda Natividad / February 5, 2021

The President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA) is the student-led committee of The American Ceramic Society composed of ceramic and glass focused students. The PCSA is looking for dedicated and motivated undergraduate and graduate students to get involved and to help advance ACerS into the future. Interested students should visit the PCSA web page to…

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ACerS Basic Science Division: 2020 GEMS Award Finalists

By Yolanda Natividad / January 28, 2021

Left to right: Pang, Hahn, Milisavljevic, and Porz ACerS Basic Science Division announces the GEMS Award Finalists for 2020. The division sponsors the Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) awards as part of the annual MS&T conference and ACerS Annual Meeting events each year. Congratulations to the 2020 GEMS Award Finalists! Diamond Ranking: Edward Lee Pang, Massachusetts…

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Registration open for ACerS Winter Workshop 2021

By Yolanda Natividad / December 28, 2020

The 2021 ACerS Winter Workshop will be held virtually on Jan. 28–29, 2021. Registration is now open! Noted scientists will share progress and perspective in key areas of ceramics research, from additive manufacturing to ceramics for space applications. Attendees will participate in presentations and group discussions on the topics of diversity, inclusion, and research in…

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Career resources at your fingertips

By Yolanda Natividad / December 28, 2020

Looking for some guidance to help begin or advance your career? As part of the Career Resources site, accessible in the online Ceramic and Glass Career Center, you can connect with expert career coaches and resume writers who can answer your questions and help prepare you for your job search. The Career Resource Center also…

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Apply anytime for a PACK fellowship

By Yolanda Natividad / December 28, 2020

PACK is a National Science Foundation funded international research fellowship opportunity for graduate students (U.S. citizens or permanent residents only) to conduct research at the University of Kiel, Germany. Applications are accepted year-round and applicants can be from any science or engineering discipline. Review the PACK website for more information and to apply.

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ACerS GGRN for graduate-level ceramic and glass students

By Yolanda Natividad / December 28, 2020

Put yourself on the path toward post-graduate success with ACerS Global Graduate Researcher Network (GGRN)! ACerS GGRN is a membership of ACerS that addresses the professional and career development needs of graduate-level research students who have a primary interest in ceramics and glass. GGRN aims to help graduate students: Engage with The American Ceramic Society…

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Congratulations to the 2020 PCSA Humanitarian Pitch Competition Winners

By Yolanda Natividad / November 9, 2020

ACerS PCSA announces the Humanitarian Pitch Competition 2020 winners. The Humanitarian Pitch Competition gives students the chance to solve real world issues with materials science. The PCSA hosted the competition at MS&T20 virtual, allowing teams to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges about how they could address a challenge that a community is…

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2020 ACerS Webinar Series: Tips on making a strong award nomination package

By Yolanda Natividad / October 7, 2020

Tips on making a strong award nomination package Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 11 am (Eastern Time) Did you know that you can nominate yourself for awards? Often, people are not aware that self-nomination is acceptable in many circumstances. It is also true that people are often too busy to consider who to nominate for…

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2020 ACerS Webinar Series: Career Path: 2 ways to build a career in academia

By Yolanda Natividad / July 17, 2020

Career Path: 2 ways to build a career in academia Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 11 am (Eastern Time) Two early career academics discuss the different paths that they have taken into permanent teaching positions in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Birmingham. LEARNING OUTCOME Understanding that there are multiple possible routes into…

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