ACerS Awards and Honors

Refractory Ceramics Division: Alfred W. Allen Award

By Deidre Haignere / April 2, 2013

This biennial award was established to honor Alfred W. Allen’s legacy as an educator, technical contributor and supporter of the Refractory Ceramics Division. The award committee will review the technical literature of the last two years and select the author(s) of the technical paper on refractory ceramics that reflects the highest level of technical quality.

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Energy Materials and Systems Division: Student Stipend for ACerS Annual Meeting/MS&T

By Deidre Haignere / April 2, 2013

The Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division of The American Ceramic Society is sponsoring two stipends in the amount of $500 each to help fund students in attending MS&T combined with the ACerS Annual Meeting. These stipends are targeted at deserving students with current or future interests in the nuclear and/or environmental fields of ceramic and materials engineering. Student participation in NETD sponsored symposia through an oral or poster presentation is encouraged but not required.

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Energy Materials and Systems Division: D.T. Rankin Award

By Deidre Haignere / April 2, 2013

This award recognizes a member of the Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division who has demonstrated exemplary service to the division.

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Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division: Best Student Presentation Award

By / April 2, 2013

The NETD Best Student Presentation Award is open to any undergraduate or graduate student making an oral presentation at an NETD-sponsored symposia during the Annual Meeting of the Society, held in conjunction with MS&T.

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Energy Materials and Systems Division: Outstanding Student Researcher Award

By Deidre Haignere / April 2, 2013

The Outstanding Student Researcher (OSR) Award recognizes exemplary student research related to the mission of the NETD. 

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Glass & Optical Materials Division: Stookey Lecture of Discovery

By Deidre Haignere / April 2, 2013

This 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 significance or the potential for commercial impact.

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Glass & Optical Materials Division: George W. Morey Award

By Deidre Haignere / April 2, 2013

The George W. Morey Award is presented by the Glass and Optical Materials Division of ACerS and sponsored by Guardian Glass. The award recognizes new and original work in the field of glass science and technology. The criterion for winning the award is excellence in publication of work, either experimental or theoretical, done by an individual. The award committee will select each year’s winner.

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Glass & Optical Materials Division: Norbert J. Kreidl Award

By Deidre Haignere / April 2, 2013

The Norbert J. Kreidl Award for Young Scholars, recognizing research excellence in glass science, is open to all degree-seeking graduate students (MSc or PhD) or those who have graduated within a twelve month period of the annual GOMD meeting. A letter from a faculty advisor verifying compliance to this rule must accompany the application. The selection is based on an extended abstract of the nominee’s work (approximately 2,000 words plus figures) relevant to interests of the Division.

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Glass & Optical Materials Division: Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award

By Deidre Haignere / April 2, 2013

The Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society invites nominations for the Cooper Scholars Award. This undergraduate award is named in honor of the late Professor Alfred R. Cooper, Jr., member of the faculty at Case Western Reserve University and a prominent contributor to the understanding of many glass phenomena and glass problems.

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Engineering Ceramics Division: James I. Mueller Lecture

By Deidre Haignere / April 2, 2013

This award recognizes the enormous contributions of James I. Mueller to the Engineering Ceramics Division and the field of engineering ceramics. It is the intent of this award to recognize the accomplishments of individuals who have made similar contributions.

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