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The American Ceramic Society Announces 2018 Class of Fellows

By Faye Oney / August 13, 2018

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, August 10, 2018—The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) will elevate 15 members to Fellow status at ACerS Annual Honor and Awards Banquet on October 15, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. The Fellow designation recognizes ACerS members who have distinguished themselves through outstanding contributions to the ceramic arts or sciences, broad and productive scholarship in ceramic…

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ACerS announces 2018 slate for President-elect and Board of Directors positions

By Andrea Ross / February 22, 2018

ACerS is pleased to announce the 2018 slate for the President-elect and Board of Directors positions for the coming year as proposed by the Nominating  Committee. ACerS Rules provide the opportunity for additional nominees to be proposed through a petition process (refer to the Rules for specific instructions).  Should any member be proposed by petition,…

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The American Ceramic Society Creates Bioceramics Division

By Andrea Ross / January 11, 2018

New Division Supports Growth of Thriving Health Care Industry In response to growing demand in a global multibillion-dollar industry, the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) has added Bioceramics to its roster of membership divisions.  The Bioceramics Division offers professionals currently studying or teaching bioceramics and biomaterials, or working in related industries, opportunities to network and share…

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Air Products Foundation to donate up to $15,000 to support ceramic and glass students

By Faye Oney / November 2, 2017

The Air Products Foundation, in an effort to foster innovation by the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals, will donate $100—up to $15,000—to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) for each visitor who stops by its hospitality suite at the 78th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC). The GPC, presented by the Glass Manufacturing…

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Bradt, Pascucci, and Yoshimura selected as The American Ceramic Society 2017 Distinguished Life Members

By Faye Oney / October 19, 2017

[Image above] ACerS 2017 Distinguished Life Members: Masahiro Yoshimura, Richard Bradt, and Marina Pascucci. WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 19, 2017—The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) awarded three members the honor of the organization’s 2017 Distinguished Life Members: Richard C. Bradt, Marina R. Pascucci, and Masahiro Yoshimura. The Distinguished Life Member Award is the highest honor accorded to…

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The American Ceramic Society announces 2017 Class of Fellows

By Faye Oney / October 19, 2017

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 19, 2017—The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) elevated 15 members to Fellow status. The Fellow designation recognizes ACerS members who have distinguished themselves through outstanding contributions to the ceramic arts or sciences, broad and productive scholarship in ceramic science and technology, conspicuous achievement in ceramic industry, or by outstanding service to the Society.…

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An MS&T update—Changes coming!

By Eileen De Guire / July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017   Greetings to all ACerS, AIST, and TMS members:   We want to share with you that change is coming to the annual technical meeting and exhibition series, MS&T (Materials Science & Technology). You know this industry-leading event as a unique collaboration between The American Ceramic Society; ASM International; the Association for…

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ACerS journals—Enduring quality, challenges ahead

By Eileen De Guire / July 7, 2017

The recently released Journal Citation Reports (JCR) provides some good news for the journals published by the American Ceramic Society, and it points to some challenges for the road ahead. JCR, published by Clarivate Analytics compiles scholars journal metrics such as impact factors, citation half-lives, etc. Of utmost importance, the articles published by the Society…

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US MSE programs are eligible to apply for equipment donation

By April Gocha / May 24, 2017

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation is partnering with MSE Supplies to provide a new ball milling system to a U.S. university with a materials science and engineering program where ceramics, glass, nanomaterials, and other powder processing is part of the education program.

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Researcher taking a glass sample

Learn what glass researchers are doing in GOMD’s series of videos

By Faye Oney / March 24, 2017

Glass researchers are doing amazing things in the lab. Watch these videos submitted by ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division members and learn how they’re making advances in the glass industry.

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