ACerS news

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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First-ever Ceramic Manufacturing Solutions Conference looks at latest trends in ceramic manufacturing industry

By Lisa McDonald / October 2, 2020

ACerS’ first-ever Ceramic Manufacturing Solutions Conference took place Tuesday, Sept. 29. Speakers discussed the latest ceramic manufacturing trends in three broad areas: Testing, Quality, and Health & Safety; Ceramic Processing; and Raw Materials.

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Ceramics Expo Connect covers wide range of new and emerging ceramic applications

By Lisa McDonald / September 29, 2020

Ceramics Expo Connect, the virtual version of Ceramics Expo, took place Sept. 21–25, 2020. Panels, interviews, and roundtables covered a wide range of new and emerging ceramic applications across the five days.

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Latin America—Indigenous invention, plus more inside October/November 2020 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / September 24, 2020

The October/November 2020 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring an overview of research and markets in Latin America—is now available online. Plus—remembering Ted Day

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Single-step synthesis of refractory ceramics, plus more inside September 2020 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / August 20, 2020

The September 2020 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring single-step synthesis of refractory ceramics—is now available online. Plus—Awards and C&GM

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Virtual Glass Summit 2020—ACerS first virtual conference welcomes high attendance and variety of glass topics

By Lisa McDonald / August 11, 2020

ACerS held its first virtual conference, the Virtual Glass Summit, on Aug. 3–5, 2020. The conference welcomed 230 attendees from 13 countries and featured a wide variety of glass topics.

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Gearing up for back to school: ACerS journal news and tips for August 2020

By Jonathon Foreman / August 7, 2020

As we enter the eighth month of this year, find out the latest ACerS journals news and tips for August 2020!

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Data-driven approaches to materials challenges, plus more inside August 2020 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / July 16, 2020

The August 2020 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring data-driven methods to augment experimental methods—is now available online. Plus—USGS Mineral Commodity Summaries

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Women in Glass: Moving toward the energy of tomorrow

By Jonathon Foreman / June 30, 2020

The “Women in Glass” special issue of IJAGS contains 17 top-quality works led by women researchers. Take a closer look at some of the articles in today’s CTT—and read them all for free through the end of July!

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