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Mark your calendar for ICACC’19 student activities

By Yolanda Natividad / December 7, 2018

Attention students and young professionals: Are you planning on attending the 43rd International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC’19), Jan. 27-Feb. 1, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.? If so, you will want to stay connected by joining the ICACC’19 Facebook event. Simply search “ICACC 2019” on Facebook or follow this link:…

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PCSA Shot Glass Competition

By Yolanda Natividad / December 7, 2018

If you are attending ICACC’19, don’t miss this design contest organized by ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA)! Show off your design skills in the PCSA Shot Glass Competition. Contestants are given one shot glass and 30 minutes to build protection devices using straws or pipe cleaners. Further, the glasses are dropped at varying…

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2018 NETD student stipend winners

By Yolanda Natividad / October 31, 2018

ACerS Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division sponsored four $500 travel stipends to help students fund their attendance to MS&T18 in Columbus, OH, USA. Congratulations to this year’s winners! Adrianna Lupercio, Boise State University Edward Pang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Yiyu Li, Alfred University Mostafa Ahmadzadeh, Washington State University

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ACerS Basic Science Division announces 2018 GEMS Award Finalists

By Yolanda Natividad / October 31, 2018

ACerS Basic Science Division recently announced the winners of its 2018 Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) awards. The division sponsors the GEMS award as part of the annual MS&T conference and ACerS Annual Meeting events each year. Congratulations to the 2018 GEMS Award Finalists! Diamond Ranking: Carli Moorehead, University of Washington, “Optimizing the rheology of ceramic suspensions…

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2019 Nominations open for three prestigious glass awards: Stookey, Morey, Kreidl

By Erica Zimmerman / October 29, 2018

-There are three glass-related awards that have a January 21, 2019 nomination deadline, so please consider submitting a nomination! Stookey Lecture of Discovery: deadline January 21, 2019 The Stookey 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…

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MS&T18: Lunch with a Pro

By Yolanda Natividad / October 8, 2018

The Young Professionals Network (YPN) of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) is continuing to help foster relationships between students and professionals in the field. At MS&T18 in Columbus, Ohio, the YPN is planning a “Lunch with a Pro” event. They will be pairing off industry/national lab/academia professionals with students (over lunch or coffee) on Monday, October…

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ACerS student tour at MS&T18

By Yolanda Natividad / October 5, 2018

Students will have the opportunity to visit the Owens Corning Science & Technology Center in Granville, Ohio, USA, on Monday, October 15, 2018, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m., during MS&T18. The registration deadline is September 24, 2018. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first served basis. Registration for the tour is…

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2019 Call for Award Nominations

By Erica Zimmerman / September 4, 2018

Nominations for Society awards that will be presented at the annual awards banquet in October 2019 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, 2019 unless otherwise noted. (Note that the 2019 Fellows deadline was August 30, 2018).…

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Congratulations to the 2018 Next Top Demo Contest Winners!

By Yolanda Natividad / August 6, 2018

ACerS PCSA announces the ACerS Next Top Demo Competition 2018 winners. The Next Top Demo competition focuses on ceramic and/or glass outreach demonstration skills and acts as a way to educate the public while promoting the community outreach students already perform at university. Please help us to congratulate this year’s winners: Scientific Choice Winner:  Sadhana…

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Call for Nominations: The W.A. Weyl International Glass Science Award

By Erica Zimmerman / July 30, 2018

The purpose of this award is to recognize the abilities of a young scientist who would like to present a paper at an International Congress on Glass, and to provide funds to make this possible. ELIGIBILITY Any young scientist 35 years old or less, whose research and publications in the field of glass science shows ingenuity,…

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