ACerS news

Ceramics for displays, plus more inside January/February 2021 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / December 23, 2020

The January/February 2021 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring ceramics for displays—is now available online. Plus—celebrating Volume 100!

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Have yourself a merry little roundup: Lisa’s top 5 favorite Ceramic Tech Today posts from 2020

By Lisa McDonald / December 23, 2020

Industry response to COVID-19, bioactive glass aids muscle regeneration, and history of Vietnamese ceramics make Lisa’s list of top five favorite CTT posts from 2020.

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A cascade of 2020—Jonathon’s top 5 favorite Ceramic Tech Today posts

By Jonathon Foreman / December 22, 2020

Journal referrals, energy storage, and modeling make Jonathon’s list of top five favorite CTT posts from 2020.

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Hybrid SmartMat@2020 welcomes virtual and in-person participants to Thailand

By Eileen De Guire / December 18, 2020

The 5th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology took place Dec. 1–4, 2020, at the Nongnooch Pattaya Garden & Resort in Thailand. The hybrid conference welcomed over 605 participants from around the world for several days of talks, committee meetings, and networking.

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Better bodies with biomaterials, plus more inside December 2020 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / November 19, 2020

The December 2020 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring applications of ceramics and glass in the human body—is now available online. Plus—C&GM and ceramicSOURCE

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Building community in the time of COVID-19: ACerS Annual Meeting at MS&T20 offers engagement for hundreds of materials scientists

By Lisa McDonald / November 10, 2020

Though in-person gatherings were cancelled due to COVID-19, the materials science community gathered virtually for ACerS Annual Meeting at MS&T on November 2–6. Over 1,200 attendees engaged with the online platform, which hosted prerecorded videos and live streams of award lectures, student competitions, a diversity town hall, and dozens of parallel sessions.

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Why do editors refer my manuscripts to other ACerS journals?

By Jonathon Foreman / November 4, 2020

Have you submitted your research to an ACerS journal, only to have the editor refer it to one of the sister publications? Do not fear—the referral to transfer is actually a partial approval of an author’s work. Learn more about why referrals happen and how they benefit authors.

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From automation to sustainability, the Virtual Conference on Glass Problems covers the gamut of glass manufacturing innovation

By Lisa McDonald / November 3, 2020

The 81st Conference on Glass Problems took place virtually Oct. 26–30, 2020. Speakers touched on a comprehensive list of topics that are of big interest in the glass manufacturing industry, including Industry 4.0 and sustainability.

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Video: Toward an International Year of Glass

By Lisa McDonald / October 14, 2020

Since 1959, the General Assembly of the United Nations has designated specific years as United Nations International Years to acknowledged important fields of international endeavor and their contributions to society. Learn about a recent initiative spearheaded by the International Commission on Glass to have 2022 declared the International Year of Glass.

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ACerS Needs Assessment Survey: Help us help you

By Lisa McDonald / October 9, 2020

The American Ceramic Society is conducting a Needs Assessment Survey to help us to best meet the needs of all ceramic and glass professionals and students. We urge you to provide your feedback by completing the survey before Tuesday, October 13. Feedback from both members and nonmembers is encouraged.

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