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13th PACRIM conference delivers dozens of symposia on a variety of topics

By Lisa McDonald / November 6, 2019

The 13th PACRIM conference, held Oct. 27–Nov. 1, 2019, welcomed nearly 1,700 attendees and about 1,540 papers. This year, two researchers were recipients of the Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award.

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Innovation, sustainability mark the future of glass manufacturing at the Conference on Glass Problems

By Lisa McDonald / November 1, 2019

The 80th Conference on Glass Problems took place Oct. 28–31, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. Speakers discussed the importance innovation and sustainability will play in the future of the glass industry.

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Hundreds brave Typhoon Hagibis to attend UNITECR 2019

By Andrea Ross / October 30, 2019

Less than 24 hours before the scheduled start of the 2019 Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories, Super Typhoon Hagibis hit northern Japan. More than 680 people braved the weather to attend the conference, which featured 241 scheduled presentations and the induction of three Distinguished Life Members.

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From material properties to manufacturing, 2nd annual JACerS Award Symposium showcases best JACerS papers of 2018

By Jonathon Foreman / October 8, 2019

At ACerS 121st Annual Meeting at MS&T19, researchers of 19 articles published in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society were honored for their contributions to ceramics and glass research during the 2nd annual JACerS Award Symposium on October 2.

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ACerS Annual Meeting wraps up for this year—and gears up for next

By Lisa McDonald / October 4, 2019

ACerS 121st Annual Meeting at MS&T19 wrapped up Thursday, October 3. Check out the highlights from this past week and learn what’s in store for next year!

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Video: Mug drop, Annual Banquet, and many more awards

By Lisa McDonald / October 2, 2019

The 121st ACerS Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the 2019 Materials Science & Technology (MS&T19) meeting, continues today in Portland, Ore. See highlights from the event since our last post, including a mug drop contest and Annual Honors and Awards Banquet.

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ACerS Annual Meeting at MS&T kicks off in Portland

By Lisa McDonald / October 1, 2019

The 121st ACerS Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the 2019 Materials Science & Technology (MS&T19) meeting, is taking place September 29–October 3 in Portland, Ore. See highlights from the first few days of the meeting.

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China—Tradition and transformation, plus more inside October/November 2019 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / September 19, 2019

The October/November 2019 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles on technological advances in China and data storage technologies—is now available online. Plus—ACerS leaders 2019–2020

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‘Unique and friendly’ 3rd Annual Energy Harvesting Society Meeting covered all aspects of energy harvesting research

By Andrea Ross / September 11, 2019

Over 100 scientists gathered Sept. 4–6, 2019, at the 3rd Annual Energy Harvesting Society Meeting. The meeting featured an all-female plenary lineup and three concurrent sessions covering all aspects of energy harvesting.

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Distinguished invited speakers deliver high quality content at MCARE 2019

By Lisa McDonald / August 30, 2019

Over 450 people from 20 countries gathered August 19–23 in Jeju Island, South Korea, for the Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy 2019 (MCARE 2019) meeting. Started in 2008, MCARE will be held in combination with the Energy Harvesting Society in 2020.

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