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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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Paul Holbrook, former executive director of ACerS, dies at 84 years

By Eileen De Guire / March 10, 2017

William “Paul” Holbrook, who served as Society executive director during 1985–2003, died March 6 at the age of 84.

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ACerS 2017 slate for the President-elect and Board of Directors

By April Gocha / February 7, 2017

ACerS is pleased to announce the slate for the President-elect and Board of Directors positions for the coming year as proposed by the 2016–2017 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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Four ACerS members named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

By Eileen De Guire / December 19, 2016

The National Academy of Inventors named Delbert Day, Richard Riman, Mrityunjay Singh, and Anil Virkar to the 2016 Class of Fellows. They will be inducted at a ceremony in April 2017 in Boston, Mass.

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William Fahrenholtz appointed editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society

By Eileen De Guire / December 5, 2016

ACerS president Bill Lee announced that William G. Fahrenholtz will succeed David Green as editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society (JACerS). Green will retire at the end of 2016. Fahrenholtz’s five-year appointment is effective January 1, 2017.   “David Green has guided the editorial direction of JACerS since 2003 and has significantly increased…

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William Lee appointed president of The American Ceramic Society

By Stephanie Liverani / November 2, 2016

President Mrityunjay Singh led ACerS 118th Annual Membership Meeting last week at MS&T16 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Singh reported on Society achievements during the year and officially passed the ceramic gavel to incoming president, William Lee, who outlined his goals for the coming year.

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The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation and The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council Receive $20,000 Grant from Owens-Illinois

By Stephanie Liverani / September 16, 2016

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) and The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC), both located in Columbus, Ohio, are pleased to announce receipt of a $20,000 grant from the O-I Charities Foundation of Perrysburg, Ohio, to support CGIF outreach programs and provide travel grants to college-age students.

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