ACerS news

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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The future of energy storage, plus more inside September 2019 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / August 22, 2019

The September 2019 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles on energy storage technologies and ceramics and glass education outreach—is now available online. Plus—ACerS Annual Meeting and awards.

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Open science, open access, Projekt DEAL, and IJCES

By Jonathon Foreman / August 20, 2019

Open science and open access are posed to drastically change the scholarly publishing landscape in coming years. Learn about the different types of OA and what ACerS is doing to support the model.

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New issues, easier access—Latest news from the Journal Group

By Jonathon Foreman / August 13, 2019

A new IJCES issue, easier access to ACerS journals, no more Wiley Download Direct—take a look at the latest news concerning ACerS journals!

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Combined GFMAT/Bio meeting sees successful turnout in Toronto

By Lisa McDonald / July 26, 2019

More than 360 people from 31 countries traveled to Toronto to attend GFMAT-2 and Bio-4 on July 21–26. This year marks the first time the two conferences were held jointly.

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Ceramic materials for 5G, plus more inside August 2019 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / July 25, 2019

The August 2019 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles on the 5G network and annual materials review—is now available online.

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Breakout sessions, awards, student events highlight successful Cements 2019

By Erica Zimmerman / July 12, 2019

The 10th Advances in Cement-Based Materials meeting, which took place June 16–18 at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus, featured a variety of events, including a SEM workshop and the Della Roy Lecture.

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Structural clay experts converge on Indianapolis for networking, tours, and more at 2019 brick meeting

By Greg Geiger / July 10, 2019

More than 100 attendees converged in Indianapolis, Indiana, June 24–27 to take part in the combined meeting of the ACerS Structural Clay Products Division, ACerS Southwest Section, and Clemson University’s National Brick Research Center.

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Boston becomes Glass City as it welcomes 900 glass scientists, engineers, and manufacturers

By Eileen De Guire / June 18, 2019

More than 900 people from 45 countries attended the International Congress on Glass and the Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society Glass and Optical Materials Division in Boston, Mass., June 9–14, 2019.

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First issue of ACerS’ new open-access journal now available online

By Jonathon Foreman / June 5, 2019

The inaugural issue of The American Ceramic Society’s new journal, International Journal of Ceramic Engineering and Science (IJCES), is now available online. As ACerS’ first Gold Open Access journal, IJCES is available to anyone, anywhere.

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