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ACerS 123rd Annual Meeting with Materials Science & Technology 2021


October 17 @ 8:00 am EDT
October 21 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH United States + Google Map



Poster Abstract deadline extended to May 28

ACerS Annual Meeting at MS&T21 takes place October 17 – 21, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Be a part of the conference Where Materials Innovation Happens—submit your abstract before April 15.

Organized by ACerS, AIST, and TMS, MS&T is the recognized forum for fostering technical innovation at the intersection of materials science, engineering, and application, bringing together scientists, engineers, students, suppliers, and business leaders to discuss current research and technical applications and shape the future of materials science and technology.

Learn more about MS&T in the latest AZOM article here.

Download the call for abstracts brochure here

Submit your abstract here

Check out these ceramic- and glass-related symposia:

Additive Manufacturing

  • Additive Manufacturing of Ceramic-based Materials: Process Development, Materials, Process Optimization and Applications
  • Additive Manufacturing of High and Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics and Composites: Processing, Characterization and Testing

Artificial Intelligence

  • Materials Informatics for Images and Multi-dimensional Datasets


  • Porous Materials for Biomedical Applications
  • Next Generation Biomaterials

Ceramic and Glass Materials

  • Engineering Ceramics: Microstructure-Property-Performance Relations and Applications
  • Glasses and Optical Materials: Current Issues and Functional Applications
  • Ceramics and Glasses Modeling by Simulations and Machine Learning
  • Manufacturing and Processing of Advanced Ceramic Materials
  • Ceramic Matrix Composites
  • Journal of the American Ceramic Society Awards Symposium
  • Phase Transformations in Ceramics: Science and Applications
  • Preceramic Polymers; Synthesis, Processing, Modeling, and Derived Ceramics
  • Solid-state Optical Materials and Luminescence Properties
  • Thermal Shock Resistance of Ceramics and Composites

Electronic and Magnetic Materials

  • Functional Defects in Electroceramic Materials
  • Advances in Dielectric Materials and Electronic Devices


  • Energy Materials for Sustainable Development
  • Hybrid Organic-inorganic Materials for Alternative Energy

Fundamentals and Characterization

  • Emergent Materials under Extremes and Decisive In Situ Characterizations
  • Grain Boundaries, Interfaces, and Surfaces in Ceramics: Fundamental Structure-Property-Performance Relationships
  • Materials vs. Minerals: Bridging the Gap between Materials Science and Earth and Planetary Science

Materials-environmental Interactions

  • Advanced Materials for Harsh Environments
  • Coatings to Protect Materials from Extreme Environments
  • Progressive Solutions to Improve Corrosion Resistance for Nuclear Waste Storage
  • Thermodynamics of Materials in Extreme Environments


  • Controlled Synthesis, Processing, and Applications of Structural and Functional Nanomaterials
  • Mechanistic Insights into the Synergistic Properties of Nanocomposites
  • Nanotechnology for Energy, Environment, Electronics, Healthcare and Industry

Processing and Manufacturing

  • 13th International Symposium on Green and Sustainable Technologies for Materials Manufacturing and Processing
  • Processing and Performance of Materials Using Microwaves, Electric and Magnetic Fields, Ultrasound, Lasers, and Mechanical Work – Rustum Roy Symposium
  • Synthesis, Characterization, Modeling and Applications of Functional Porous Materials

Special Topics

  • 50 Years of Characterizing Structural Ceramics and Glasses: Recognizing the Contributions of George Quinn
  • ACerS Education and Professional Development Symposium
  • ACerS Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture
  • ACerS Richard M. Fulrath Award Session
  • ACerS Robert B. Sosman Award Symposium
  • ACerS/EPDC: Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture
  • Research Lightning Talks
  • Online Teaching Best Practices for the COVID Era and Beyond