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Glass & Optical Materials Division

By / April 8, 2014

Get Involved in the Glass & Optical Materials Division The Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on the scientific research and development, application and manufacture of all types of glass, including fiber optics, the encapsulation of nuclear and hazardous wastes in glasses and the interaction of glass and ceramics in…

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Structural Clay Products Division

By Deidre Haignere / February 24, 2014

Get Involved with the Structural Clay Products Division   The Structural Clay Products Division of The American Ceramic Society emphasizes the most efficient and economical ways to manufacture brick, pipe, red-body tile and other structural clay products. Division Chair Gregory A. Grabert, Sr., Technical Sales Engineer Basic Machinery Co. 106 Cameron DriveKings Mountain, NC 28086-9102…

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Basic Science Division

By / January 6, 2014

Get Involved with the Basic Science Division The Basic Science Division of The American Ceramic Society is dedicated to the development of the ceramic science underlying present and future applications of ceramics. The Basic Science Division fosters the scientific and technological foundations of ceramic science, identifying new areas in, and fields of, ceramic science critical…

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Manufacturing Division

By / January 4, 2014

ACerS forms new Manufacturing Division to meet industry needs ACerS has formed a new Manufacturing Division to address the needs of members and prospective members worldwide who work in the ceramics and glass manufacturing industry and its supply chain. Forming this new Division, plus partnering to launch Ceramics Expo (April 28-30, 2015 in Cleveland, OH),…

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Engineering Ceramics Division

By / December 26, 2013

  Get Involved in the Engineering Ceramics Division   The purpose of the Engineering Ceramics Division of The American Ceramic Society is to stimulate interest in the development and utilization of technology that falls within the broad category termed engineering ceramics. Members accomplish this by means of meetings for the presentation and discussion of professional…

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Cements Division

By / December 26, 2013

Get Involved in the Cements Division The Cements Division of The American Ceramic Society is involved with the research, development, manufacture, and sale of cements, limes, and plasters. Developments in Portland cement occupy much of the Division members’ efforts. Division Chair Jeff Chen Group Leader Lafarge Centre de Recherche 95 Rue de Montmurier-BP 15, 38291 St Quentin…

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Structural Clay Products Division

By / December 4, 2013

Get Involved with the Structural Clay Products Division   The Structural Clay Products Division of The American Ceramic Society emphasizes the most efficient and economical ways to manufacture brick, pipe, red-body tile and other structural clay products. Division Chair Bill Daidone, Manager – Laboratory ServicesAcme Brick Technical Center210 Acme StreetDenton, Texas 76205wdaidone@brick.com Phone: (940) 383-7563 Chair…

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Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division

By / November 26, 2013

Join Us and Get Involved with the Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division The Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division of ACerS explores applications of ceramics in nuclear energy production and medicine. Current uses of ceramics in this field include fuel and absorber materials for fission reactors as isotopic heat sources, and matrices for safe immobilization of…

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Electronics Division

By Eileen De Guire / June 11, 2013

Become Involved with the Electronics Division The Electronics Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on electronic materials and devices. Traditional areas of interest include dielectric and ferroelectric materials, high-k’ and tunable dielectrics for communications applications; ferroelectric and piezoelectric ceramics; ceramics for sensors, fuel cells, batteries, superconductors, and other renewable energy technologies; and recently, thermoelectric…

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BSD Secretary Nominees

By / June 2, 2009

Brian Derby Professor of Materials Science, University of Manchester, School of Materials, Manchester, UK Education: BA: Natural Sciences (Metallurgy and Materials Science), University of Cambridge, UK (1978). Ph.D: Metallurgy and Materials Science, thesis title – Theoretical Model for Diffusion Bonding, University of Cambridge, UK (1981). Employment: Current Employment: Professor of Materials Science, University of Manchester,…

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