ACerS In Focus

Do you qualify for Emeritus membership?

By Erica Zimmerman / July 9, 2019

If you will be 65 years old (or older) by December 31, 2019 and will have 35 years of continuous membership in ACerS, you are eligible for Emeritus status. Note that both criteria must be met. Emeritus members enjoy waived membership dues and reduced meeting registration rates. To verify your eligibility, contact Erica Zimmerman at…

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ECD Secretary Nominations Deadline: August 15, 2019

By Erica Zimmerman / March 27, 2019

The ECD Nominating Committee invites nominations for the incoming 2019–2020 division secretary candidate. Nominees will be presented for approval at the ECD Annual Business meeting at MS&T19 and included on the ACerS spring 2020 division officer ballot. Nominations and a short description of the candidate’s qualifications, should be submitted by August 15, 2019 to: Chair:…

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2019 ACerS Webinar Series: Keys to Successful Project Leadership

By Yolanda Natividad / March 25, 2019

Keys to Successful Project Leadership Friday, April 19, 2019, at 11 am (EST) WEBINAR DESCRIPTION In this webinar we will explore and discuss Keys to Successful Project Leadership. It will focus on stakeholder analysis, project planning, managing expectations, focusing on delivery, asking for help and the future of team collaboration. Project leadership requires the use…

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2019 ACerS Webinar Series: DOE and Its National Labs

By Yolanda Natividad / March 6, 2019

DOE and Its National Labs: Innovating our Nation Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 11 am (EST) The Department of Energy’s roots go back to the Manhattan Project and the development of nuclear weapons. A major focus of DOE continues to be in maintaining an adequate nuclear deterrent for the nation but today the work includes…

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Nominations: 2020 James I. Mueller, Bridge Building and Global Young Investigator Awards

By Erica Zimmerman / March 4, 2019

The Engineering Ceramics Division invites nominations for the 2020 James I. Mueller, Bridge Building and Global Young Investigator awards. The deadline for submitting nominations for all three awards is July 1, 2019. The James I. Mueller Lecture recognizes the enormous contributions of James I. Mueller to the Engineering Ceramics Division and to the field of…

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Electronics Division names best student posters and presentations from EMA 2019

By Erica Zimmerman / February 4, 2019

The ACerS Electronics Division presented awards for exceptional student work during the January 2019 Conference on Electronic Materials and Applications in Orlando, Fla. Congratulations to these outstanding students: Poster competition First Place: Shuhei Nakayama; Sophia University Poster title: “Ferroelectric HfO2 thin films with abundant dopants” Second Place: Kevin Ferri; The Pennsylvania State University Poster title: “Investigating the Roles…

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Cooper, Henry, Hoffman awards: nominations due May 15

By Erica Zimmerman / February 1, 2019

While January 15th was the deadline for most award nominations to be submitted, there are three prestigious Society and Division awards that have a May 15, 2019 deadline.  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…

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2019 GEMS Award Call for Papers

By Yolanda Natividad / January 24, 2019

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&T19. All papers must be submitted by March 15, 2019. The awards…

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Mark your calendar for EMA 2019 student activities

By Yolanda Natividad / January 16, 2019

Attention students and young professionals: Are you planning on attending the Electronics Materials and Applications (EMA 2019) conference, Jan. 23-25, 2019, in Orlando, Florida, USA.? If so, you will want to stay connected by joining the EMA 2019 Facebook event. Simply search “EMA 2019” on Facebook. The Facebook event page will also provide a list of…

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2019 Congressional Visits Day

By Yolanda Natividad / January 8, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Material Advantage CVD! Let your voice be heard on April 1 – 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Congressional Visits Day (CVD) gives US-based Material Advantage Student Members an exciting opportunity to visit with legislators and congressional staff from their own states. The goal of the event is to educate Congress about the…

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