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2018 Congressional Visits Day

By Erica Zimmerman / January 5, 2018

Let your voice be heard on April 17 – 18, 2018, in Washington, D.C. Congressional Visits Day (CVD) gives U.S.-based Material Advantage Student Members an exciting opportunity to visit with legislators and congressional staff. The goal of the event is to educate Congress about the importance of research in materials science, engineering, and manufacturing and…

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Going to ICACC 2018? Don’t miss these student and young professional events

By Erica Zimmerman / December 19, 2017

Make sure to attend the student and young professional activities at the 42nd International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 21-26, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Student, Global Graduate Researcher Network (GGRN), and Young Professional Networking Mixer, January 22, 7:30 – 9 p.m. SCHOTT Glass Competition (organized by ACerS PCSA), January 23,…

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2017 ICACC Best Paper and Best Poster Winners

By Erica Zimmerman / November 29, 2017

The Engineering Ceramics Division has announced the Best Paper and Best Poster winners from the ICACC 2017 meeting held last January in Daytona Beach, Florida. The awards will be presented during the plenary session at ICACC 2018. Congratulations to the authors of these award-winning papers and posters! Best Paper Awards:  1) (ICACC 2017) “Numerical Analysis of…

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St. Louis Section/RCD 54th Annual Symposium on Refractories

By Erica Zimmerman / November 28, 2017

  St. Louis Section/RCD 54th Annual Symposium of Refractories:  March 20 – 22, 2018 The St. Louis Section and the Refractory Ceramics Division of The American Ceramic Society will sponsor the 54th Annual Symposium on Refractories on the theme “Refractories for the Cement, Glass, and Minerals Manufacturing Industry” on March 21-22, 2018.  A kickoff event…

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Call for Nominations

By Deidre Haignere / November 1, 2017

Board of Directors nominations deadline: Thursday, November 30, 2017   Committee Members nominations deadline: Friday, March 30, 2018 If you have a desire to become more involved in setting the direction of your professional society or know someone who would, the ACerS Nominating Committee wants to hear from you. Nominations from the membership at large…

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2017 Roland B. Snow award and ceramographic competition winners announced

By Erica Zimmerman / October 30, 2017

The Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition, is an annual poster exhibit to promote the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic materials. This year’s competition was held during the ACerS Annual Meeting on October 9, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pa. in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. First and second place…

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ACerS Basic Science Division announces 2017 GEMS Award Finalists

By / October 25, 2017

ACerS Basic Science Division recently announced the winners of its 2017 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 2017 GEMS Award Finalists! Diamond ranking: Grace X. Gu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rapid…

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MS&T17: Lunch with Industry

By / September 26, 2017

This year, the Education & Professional Development Council (EPDC) of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) is helping to foster relationships between students and industry. At MS&T17 in Pittsburgh, PA, we are planning a “Lunch with Industry” event. We are pairing off industry/national lab professionals with students (over lunch or coffee) on Monday, October 9, &…

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Next ACerS webinar…Materials Marvels: The Science of Superheroes

By / September 25, 2017
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Publishing seminar at MS&T17

By / September 12, 2017

Don’t miss “The Benefits of Being a Reviewer for Technical Journals” on Wednesday, October 11, noon to 1 p.m. in the convention center at MS&T this year in Pittsburgh, Pa, USA.  ACerS journal editors will show young professionals, emerging professionals and graduate students how becoming a journal reviewer can enhance careers and publishing experiences. This…

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