ACerS In Focus

2022 Call for Award Nominations

By Erica Zimmerman / September 3, 2021

Nominations for Society awards that will be presented at the annual awards banquet in October 2022 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, 2022 unless otherwise noted. Contact Erica Zimmerman at ezimmerman@ceramics.org or 614-794-5821 if you…

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ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series: “Finding Your Community”

By Yolanda Natividad / August 12, 2021

Finding Your Community Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at 5 pm (Eastern US time) ACerS Young Professionals Network (YPN) is hosting the October webinar, Finding Your Community in the ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series. Our webinar panelists will hold a discussion on the importance of community for professional advancement and fulfillment, for a target…

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ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series: “What happens after you click ‘submit’?”

By Yolanda Natividad / July 21, 2021

What happens after you click ‘submit?’ Thursday, August 19, 2021, at 10 am (Eastern US time) The ACerS Young Professionals Network (YPN), and the ACerS Publications Committee are co-hosting the August webinar, What happens after you click ‘submit?’ in the ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series. WEBINAR DESCRIPTION The peer review process plays a…

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ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series: “Getting Hired: Tips and Tricks”

By Yolanda Natividad / June 8, 2021

Getting Hired: Tips and Tricks Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at 3 pm (Eastern US time) ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA) is hosting the July webinar, Getting Hired: Tips and Tricks in the ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series. Our webinar presenters: Dr. Krista Carlson, Dr. Charmayne Lonergan, and Mr. Jeff Miller will…

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Meet up at the ACerS YPN Coffee

By Yolanda Natividad / June 4, 2021

Mark your calendars and register for the ACerS YPN Coffee. Join us on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern to gather with your fellow ACerS Young Professionals Network (YPN) members to chat and socialize! This gathering will be open to both ACerS YPN members and non-members, so be sure to invite your colleagues and friends! Register below,…

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ACerS Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series: “Years of Glass – How the chemical durability of glass is predicted over millennia and beyond”

By Erica Zimmerman / June 4, 2021

Hosted by the Glass & Optical Materials Division, this webinar will feature a presentation from Dr. Joseph Ryan (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) that will examine the state-of-the-art of glass corrosion science.

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ACerS PCSA 2021 Humanitarian Pitch Competition at MS&T21

By Yolanda Natividad / June 3, 2021

The ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA) is hosting the 2021 Humanitarian Pitch Competition for you to pitch your ideas to a panel of judges about solutions to a challenge that a community is experiencing. By utilizing your material engineering background, you should aim to show how improved materials/processes will benefit a community in…

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Cooper, Henry and Hoffman awards: nomination deadlines extended

By Erica Zimmerman / May 20, 2021

Nomination deadlines for three ACerS division awards have been extended to June.  Award eligibility for each can be found at ACerS Awards Page. Glass & Optical Materials:  Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award This award recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated excellence in research, engineering, and/or study in glass science or technology. The recipient will receive…

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Four Bioceramics Division award nominations: July 1 deadline

By Erica Zimmerman / May 4, 2021

It’s time to begin preparing nominations for four Bioceramics Division awards with a July 1, 2021 deadline. Award eligibility for each can be found at ACerS Awards Page. Young Scholar Award This award recognizes excellence in research among current degree-seeking graduate students and postdoctoral research associates. The recipient will receive a certificate, glass piece, and…

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ECD Secretary Nominations Deadline: July 31, 2021

By Erica Zimmerman / April 26, 2021

The ECD Nominating Committee invites nominations for the incoming 2021–2022 division secretary candidate. Nominations will be presented for approval at the ECD Annual Business meeting during ACerS annual meeting in conjunction with MS&T 2021 in Columbus, Ohio (October 17-21, 2021). Please send your nomination form by July 31, 2021 to the nominating committee chair, Surojit Gupta. Nominating CommitteeChair:…

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