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MS&T18 and ACerS Annual Meeting—Recapping a busy week

By Eileen De Guire / October 19, 2018

MS&T18 closed the week with a record 3,200 attendees, 92 vendors, and thousands of technical presentations. The Annual Meeting, Awards banquet, technical sessions, and student contests rounded out a busy week for ACerS members.

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Video: MS&T18 day two: Expo opens, disc golf, mug drop, posters—It’s all about networking!

By Faye Oney / October 17, 2018

Day two of MS&T18 was all about the students! From the poster session to the mug drop and disc golf contests, it sure looked like the students were having a blast. Watch today’s video to catch the mug drop and disc golf contests.

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MS&T18 day 1: Renewing friendships, honoring achievements

By Faye Oney / October 16, 2018

MS&T18 kicked off with a full schedule of activities, including the Arthur L. Friedberg and Richard M. Fulrath lectures, annual membership meeting, ACerS committee meetings, student tour of Owens Corning, and the Awards banquet. And there was a lot of networking in between!

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The American Ceramic Society’s Navrotsky Award recognizes innovative thermodynamic research

By Faye Oney / October 10, 2018

ACerS newest award, The Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids, established by Alexandra Navrotsky, recognizes innovative contributions to experimental thermodynamics of solids technical literature.

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ACerS Lifetime Member gets considerable ROI from involvement in Society

By Faye Oney / September 28, 2018

ACerS Fellow S.K. Sundaram has accomplished a lot in his 20+ year career. In this recent interview, he reflects on his career, how being involved in ACerS resulted in recognition and several awards, and benefits of membership.

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The American Ceramic Society Names New Executive Director

By Eileen De Guire / September 21, 2018

WESTERVILLE, OHIO—The American Ceramic Society Board of Directors announces the appointment of Mark J. Mecklenborg as executive director effective Jan. 1, 2019. He will succeed current executive director Charlie Spahr when he retires at the end of the year. Mecklenborg will be the Society’s 11th executive director. ACerS president Michael Alexander says, “Mark brings an energy…

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Israel progressing in ceramic innovation, plus much more inside October/November ACerS Bulletin

By Faye Oney / September 20, 2018

The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. You’ll find stories about Israel, the new Navrotsky Award, meeting updates, and much more.

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ACerS launches new open access peer-reviewed journal

By Jonathon Foreman / September 18, 2018

AcerS is launching a new open access online journal: The International Journal of Ceramic Engineering and Science, covering a broad spectrum of topics on ceramics, functional systems, refractory science and technologies, processing engineering, and more.

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Learn to succeed in manufacturing business at 7th Ceramic Business and Leadership Summit

By Faye Oney / September 7, 2018

Want to learn how to improve your business and succeed in the manufacturing industry? Register for the 7th Ceramic Business and Leadership Summit, Oct. 17, 2018. CBLS features several workshops focused on best practices for managing your company.

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Range of topics inspire lively discussions, enthusiasm at MCARE 2018

By Jonathon Foreman / August 31, 2018

Nearly two hundred people from 25 countries converged in Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 20–23, for Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE 2018). The conference inspired a variety of discussions and a lot of enthusiasm.

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