ACerS news

That’s a wrap for MCARE-EHS 2021: The last two days from a student blogger perspective

By Lisa McDonald / July 27, 2021

MCARE-EHS 2021 took place virtually July 19–22 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ACerS student members Alessandro De Zanet and Rishabh Kundu share their experiences from the last two days of the conference.

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Kick-off of MCARE-EHS 2021: The first two days from a student blogger perspective

By Lisa McDonald / July 23, 2021

MCARE-EHS 2021 took place virtually July 19–22 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ACerS student members Rishabh Kundu and Alessandro De Zanet share their experiences from the first two days of the conference.

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Journal impact factors for ACerS journals up in 2020

By Jonathon Foreman / July 23, 2021

The annual Clarivate Journal Citation Report, released late last month, showed increases in the impact factors for all three of ACerS’ traditional journals in 2020. Other highlights from the report are discussed in this CTT.

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Materials for electronics, plus more inside August 2021 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / July 15, 2021

The August 2021 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring materials for electronics—is now available online. Plus—USGS Mineral Commodity Summaries and PACK Fellowship Program.

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More than just a PHASE—thermodynamic and kinetic data and modeling help researchers develop materials of the future

By Jonathon Foreman / July 9, 2021

Thermodynamic and kinetic data and modeling can speed up the material design process immensely. Learn about two such techniques in today’s CTT—phase equilibrium diagrams and the CALPHAD method.

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Video: Into the Bulletin Archives—Films of interest to ceramists

By Lisa McDonald / June 30, 2021

In celebration of the Bulletin publishing Volume 100 this year, an ongoing column has looked at the history of the Bulletin by decade. Today’s CTT features a list published several times in the 1950s and 1960s that compiled industrial and educational films on ceramics and related topics.

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Celebrating Volume 100: Feature article highlights from the 2021 Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / June 30, 2021

The ACerS Bulletin is celebrating Volume 100 this year. Check out some of the feature articles published in the volume so far.

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Preparing for contingencies helped companies grow during the pandemic

By Lisa McDonald / June 8, 2021

Last spring, ACerS’ B2B magazine Ceramic & Glass Manufacturing looked at how companies were just beginning to implement the myriad changes necessary to continue operating during a global pandemic. The new June/July 2021 issue showcases a few of the successes achieved by companies that prepared for contingencies and continued to grow during the past year.

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Student perspectives on facing uncertainty, plus more inside June/July 2021 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / May 27, 2021

The June/July 2021 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring student articles on facing uncertainty and a look at the Materials Genome Initiative after 10 years—is now available online. Plus—new C&GM.

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Publications Ethics Corner: Authorship

By Jonathon Foreman / May 25, 2021

In this first article in our new series on the aspects of ethical scientific publishing, we look at authorship and the considerations that go into determining who should be named authors on a paper.

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