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79th Conference on Glass Problems brings together glass manufacturing industry

By Andrea Ross / November 9, 2018

More than 535 people from around the world gathered at the Greater Columbus Convention Center November 5–8, for the 79th annual Conference on Glass Problems. The conference brings together global manufacturers, suppliers, and academics to exchange innovations and solutions.

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Air Products Foundation to donate up to $15,000 to support future of ceramic, glass science

By Faye Oney / November 6, 2018

Visit Air Products Foundation’s hospitality suite at the 79th GPC in Columbus, Ohio this week and help support the future of ceramic and glass science. For every 100 visitors, it will donate $100, up to $15,000 to the CGIF and the GMIC.

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‘Innovations in Glass and Glass Technologies’ provides theme for ICG 2018

By Faye Oney / November 6, 2018

Nearly 600 delegates representing 29 countries converged on Yokohama, Japan, for ICG 2018, September 23–26. The conference theme was ‘Innovations in Glass and Glass Technologies: Contributions to a Sustainable Society.’

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MS&T18 and ACerS Annual Meeting—Recapping a busy week

By Eileen De Guire / October 19, 2018

MS&T18 closed the week with a record 3,200 attendees, 92 vendors, and thousands of technical presentations. The Annual Meeting, Awards banquet, technical sessions, and student contests rounded out a busy week for ACerS members.

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Video: MS&T18 day two: Expo opens, disc golf, mug drop, posters—It’s all about networking!

By Faye Oney / October 17, 2018

Day two of MS&T18 was all about the students! From the poster session to the mug drop and disc golf contests, it sure looked like the students were having a blast. Watch today’s video to catch the mug drop and disc golf contests.

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MS&T18 day 1: Renewing friendships, honoring achievements

By Faye Oney / October 16, 2018

MS&T18 kicked off with a full schedule of activities, including the Arthur L. Friedberg and Richard M. Fulrath lectures, annual membership meeting, ACerS committee meetings, student tour of Owens Corning, and the Awards banquet. And there was a lot of networking in between!

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The American Ceramic Society’s Navrotsky Award recognizes innovative thermodynamic research

By Faye Oney / October 10, 2018

ACerS newest award, The Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids, established by Alexandra Navrotsky, recognizes innovative contributions to experimental thermodynamics of solids technical literature.

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ACerS Lifetime Member gets considerable ROI from involvement in Society

By Faye Oney / September 28, 2018

ACerS Fellow S.K. Sundaram has accomplished a lot in his 20+ year career. In this recent interview, he reflects on his career, how being involved in ACerS resulted in recognition and several awards, and benefits of membership.

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The American Ceramic Society Names New Executive Director

By Eileen De Guire / September 21, 2018

WESTERVILLE, OHIO—The American Ceramic Society Board of Directors announces the appointment of Mark J. Mecklenborg as executive director effective Jan. 1, 2019. He will succeed current executive director Charlie Spahr when he retires at the end of the year. Mecklenborg will be the Society’s 11th executive director. ACerS president Michael Alexander says, “Mark brings an energy…

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Israel progressing in ceramic innovation, plus much more inside October/November ACerS Bulletin

By Faye Oney / September 20, 2018

The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. You’ll find stories about Israel, the new Navrotsky Award, meeting updates, and much more.

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