Honoring John B. Goodenough, a charged life that lit up the world

By Lisa McDonald / June 28, 2023

On June 25, 2023, University of Texas at Austin professor John B. Goodenough died at the age of 100. Goodenough was known for developing the metal oxide cathodes that are still used in lithium-ion batteries today, but his innovations greatly influenced many other research areas as well. His contributions to science will continue to light up the imagination of researchers in the future.

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Academia or industry? Personal perspective paper offers a look at both career choices

By Lisa McDonald / March 14, 2023

For students preparing to graduate, deciding if they prefer an academic or industrial setting is a key step in plotting their career path. A new open-access paper by ACerS member and University of Colorado Boulder professor Al Weimer offers an insightful personal take on conducting research in academic and industrial settings.

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So you want to be a journal editor: A primer for young researchers

By Jonathon Foreman / June 21, 2022

When applying to be a journal editor, specific important achievements can help elevate your candidacy above other researchers. Learn how to set yourself up for success when entering the field of journal editing.

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ACerS Rapid Communication: Getting the word out quickly and scientifically

By Jonathon Foreman / September 24, 2021

Sometimes researchers present discoveries so new and important that they merit short review times. ACerS journals offer the article type “Rapid Communication” to enable rapid decisions and priority of publication while retaining rigorous review.

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Student perspectives on facing uncertainty, plus more inside June/July 2021 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / May 27, 2021

The June/July 2021 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring student articles on facing uncertainty and a look at the Materials Genome Initiative after 10 years—is now available online. Plus—new C&GM.

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Reworking your research into a comparison study in IJCES

By Jonathon Foreman / February 12, 2021

Submitting your research to a journal can be a frustrating experience if it is rejected. But reworking your study as a comparison or confirming study to publish in the International Journal of Ceramic Engineering & Science offers a way to not only fulfill your needs but also those of the scientific community.

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ACerS member builds professional network through career contacts, ACerS Division involvement

By Faye Oney / May 1, 2020

In an interview with John Dowdle, an ACerS member since the mid-1980s, he discusses how his involvement in the Structural Clay Products Division has led to many networking opportunities and new business contacts.

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Ceramic & Glass Manufacturing, the B2B magazine for all your industry needs

By Eileen De Guire / December 3, 2019

Ceramic & Glass Manufacturing—ACerS’ NEW B2B magazine—delivers news and information for ceramic and glass manufacturers and businesses. Check out the first issue (now online), and sign up to receive a free subscription to C&GM!

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ACerS member helps students find career success

By Faye Oney / January 18, 2019

ACerS member Claire Xiong believes that ACerS meetings provide many opportunities to further one’s career. One of her students actually found a postdoc job at an EMA meeting after she received second place for an oral presentation.

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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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