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Constitutional Amendments offered at ACerS Annual Meeting

By / September 15, 2009

The Board of Directors has recommended several amendments to the Constitution of The American Ceramic Society. The amendments will be voted on at the Society’s Annual Meeting coinciding with MS&T’09. The Membership Meeting takes place Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, 1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m., in Room 405 of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. All…

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Recent Graduates: Free ACerS Membership For You

By / September 15, 2009

ACerS can help recent graduates succeed by offering a FREE Associate Membership for the first year following graduation.

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Undergraduate Students: Do you fear public speaking? Consider the Undergraduate Student Speaking Contest at MS&T’09

By / September 15, 2009

Hold a local speaking contest on your campus.  The winner advances to the nationals at MS&T.

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Students: Is your mug ready for the upcoming Ceramic Mug Drop Contest at MS&T?

By / September 15, 2009

Don’t let your mug get smashed!  Compete in this fun and exciting Material Advantage contest in Pittsburgh!

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Students: Don’t Miss the Tour at MS&T’09!

By / September 15, 2009

ACerS PCSA is organizing a student tour at MS&T’09.  Tour a Pittsburgh manufacturer of dilatometers for thermal expansion (CTE) and sintering studies, thermal conductivity meters, thermal diffusivity systems (laser flash) and specific heat capacity measuring instruments to test solids, powders, and liquids.

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Coming Soon: Webinar & Ceramic Materials Courses

By / July 28, 2009

ACerS is offering numerous educational opportunities to help you stand out in the marketplace. Sign up now for Test Standards & Specifications for the Global Advanced Ceramics Market, August 12, 2009, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT (Webinar) or Ceramic Injection Molding, September 16-17, 2009, San Diego, CA (Ceramic Materials Course).

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EMA 2010 Abstract Submission Deadline Extension

By / July 28, 2009

Interest in the 1st Electronic Materials and Applications 2010 meeting continues to grow, so ACerS has extended the abstract submission deadline by two weeks. Hosted January 20-22, 2010 in Florida, EMA 2010 features 8 Symposia topics. Thank you to those that have already submitted abstracts to EMA 2010.

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ACerS Members Featured in NY Times Glass-Strength Story

By / July 13, 2009

The New York Times has discovered materials science! The newspaper recently published a nice story on the scientific advancements being made to strengthen glass for the ever expanding use of the material in architecture. The newspaper used the opening of the all-glass “Ledge” recently added for tourists to the Sears Tower in Chicago to discuss…

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‘Emerging Opportunities for Ceramic Science and Engineering’ symposium added to MS&T’09

By / May 21, 2009

MS&T’09 organizers have added a new symposium that will delve into the new and improved ceramic materials and how they are enabling scientists and engineers to develop important new energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly applications and technologies. The session (Oct. 27) will start with reports from the winners of ACerS Corporate Environmental Achievement (SELEE Corp.) and Corporate…

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