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GOMD awards poster winners

By Erica Zimmerman / June 1, 2018

At its Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, May 2018,  the Glass & Optical Materials Division awarded best graduate and undergraduate student poster prizes to the following winners. Thanks to Corning Incorporated for their sponsorship of the annual contest. Graduate Student Posters: 1st place: Hongshen Liu, Pennsylvania State University             …

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New Award for 2019:  ECD Jubilee Global Diversity Award

By Erica Zimmerman / May 24, 2018

The Engineering Ceramics Division is proud to announce their newest award recognizing early/mid-career women and minority professionals. Three individuals will be selected annually for the Engineering Ceramics Division’s Jubilee Global Diversity Award and will be invited to present at the International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC) in Daytona Beach, FL (annual…

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MS&T18 Registrations: Distinguished Life, Emeritus and Senior Members

By Erica Zimmerman / April 24, 2018

Meeting Description ACerS 120th Annual Meeting takes place October 14-18, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio, during MS&T. Hear about the state of The Society, and help shape the future. Make your plans to attend today! MS&T affords you an opportunity like no other. You have the chance to hear the latest technical advances and cutting-edge developments…

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ECD Secretary Nominations Deadline: August 15, 2018

By Erica Zimmerman / April 2, 2018

The ECD Nominating Committee invites nominations for the incoming 2018–2019 division secretary candidate. Nominees will be presented for approval at the ECD Annual Business meeting at MS&T18 and included on the ACerS spring 2019 division officer ballot. Nominations and a short description of the candidate’s qualifications, should be submitted by August 15, 2018 to: Soshu…

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Hints for preparing Fellows nominations deadline: August 30, 2018

By Erica Zimmerman / March 26, 2018

Nominations for the ACerS 2019 Class of Fellows should be submitted by August 30, 2018 for award presentation at MS&T 2019. Fellows should be “persons of good reputation who have reached their 35th birthday and who have been members of the Society for at least the past five years continuously at the established nomination deadline date. They…

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GOMD selects award lecturers for May meeting

By Erica Zimmerman / March 26, 2018

The Glass & Optical Materials Division has selected six outstanding glass scientists to present award lectures at the GOMD Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas from May 20-24, 2018.  The speakers, listed below in order of their lecture, are:  Stookey Lecture of Discovery: Monday, May 21, 8:00 am Wolfram Höland  Ivoclar Vivadent AG; lecturer, ETH…

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ACerS Journals = valuable member resource

By Deidre Haignere / March 6, 2018

The American Ceramics Society journal editors and staff are making the journals more accessible to the ACerS members with new initiatives and publishing changes.     • Division Papers:  Titles and links to recently published articles of interest to each division are posted on their websites on We open these articles as free-to-read so…

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Nominations: 2019 James I. Mueller, Bridge Building and Global Young Investigator Awards

By Erica Zimmerman / March 2, 2018

The Engineering Ceramics Division invites nominations for the 2019 James I. Mueller, Bridge Building and Global Young Investigator awards. The deadline for submitting nominations for all three awards is July 1, 2018. The James I. Mueller Lecture recognizes the enormous contributions of James I. Mueller to the Engineering Ceramics Division and to the field of engineering ceramics.…

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Electronics Division names best student posters and presentations from EAM 2018

By Erica Zimmerman / January 29, 2018

The ACerS Electronics Division presented awards for exceptional student work during the January 2018 Conference on Electronic and Advanced Materials in Orlando, Fla. Congratulations to these outstanding students: Poster competition First Place: William Huddleston; Case Western Reserve University Poster title: “Freeze casting of LAGP for 3D textured solid-state structural electrolytes” Second Place: Krishna Chaitanya Pitike; University of Connecticut…

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2018 GEMS Award Call for Papers

By / January 24, 2018

The Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of up to 10 graduate students in materials science and engineering. The award is open to all graduate students who are making an oral presentation in any symposium or session at MS&T18. All papers must be submitted by March 15, 2018. The awards…

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