Loading Events

ACerS 125th Annual Meeting with Materials Science & Technology 2023


October 1 @ 8:00 am EDT
October 4 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Event Category:


Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH United States + Google Map


The American Ceramic Society (ACerS)
View Organizer Website

ACerS 125th annual meeting will take place at MS&T23, October 1-4, 2023 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA. The president reports on Society activities, and newly elected officers take their positions during the annual membership meeting. All ACerS members and guests are welcome.

Sunday, October 1, 2023

ACerS Keramos National Board and Business Meeting

Time: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Regency Restaurant

ACerS Keramos Student Chapter Business Meeting

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency, Taft AB

ACerS Keramos Convocation and Business Meeting

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency, Taft AB

ACerS Keramos Career Speaker

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency, Taft AB

Monday, October 2, 2023

ACerS YPN Breakfast Club: Brewing Ideas, Building Networks

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency, Taft B

ACerS/EPDC Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Speaker: Kathy Lu, University of Alabama at Birmingham

ACerS 125th Annual Membership Meeting

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center, B130

ACerS Richard M. Fulrath Award Session

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This session will feature the following presenters:

  • American Academic: Nicola Perry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • American Industrial: Amjad Almansour, NASA Glenn Research Center
  • Japanese Academic: Yukio Sato, Kyushu University
  • Japanese Industrials: Fuminori Mizuno, Toyota Motor Corporation, and Sanshiro Aman, TDK Corporation

ACerS Annual Honor and Awards Banquet


Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location:  Hyatt Regency Columbus, Regency Ballroom

ACerS AfterGlow 125 Year Celebration

Open to all!

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location:  Hyatt Regency Columbus, Regency Ballroom

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

ACerS Navrotsky Award

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 8:40 a.m.
Speaker: Kyle Brinkman, Clemson University

ACerS Alfred R. Cooper Award Session

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
This session will feature the following presenters:

  • 2023 Cooper Distinguished Lecture: Lothar Wondraczek, OSIM, University of Jena
  • 2023 Alfred R. Cooper Young Scholar Award Presentation:
    • Vaibhav Bihani, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
    • John Bussey, Washington State University
    • Stuart Leland, Iowa State University
    • Yi Wei, Coe College

ACerS Bioceramics Awardees

Time: 9:40 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
This session will feature the following presenters:

  • Larry L. Hench Lifetime Achievement Award: Cato T. Laurencin, University of Connecticut
  • Tadashi Kokubo Award: Ashutosh Goel, Rutgers University
  • Global Young Bioceramicist Award: Saurabh Kapoor, Sterlite Technologies
  • Bioceramics Young Scholar: Srimanta Barui, University of Connecticut

ACerS Frontiers of Science and Society – Rustum Roy Lecture

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Mrityunjay Singh, Ohio Aerospace Institute

ACerS Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture

Sergei V. Kalinin, Weston Fulton Chair Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Presentation Title: “Microscopy is All You Need: The Rise of Autonomous Science”

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

ACerS Basic Science Division Robert B. Sosman Lecture

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Elizabeth Dickey, Carnegie Mellon University

Learn more!

MS&T 2023 will also feature many special events, including networking opportunities. Visit here for more information.

In conjunction with MS&T23, we will hold Mechanical Properties of Ceramics and Glass 2023 Short Course, taught by George D. Quinn, NIST. The course will take place October 5 & 6 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. 

More information and registration for MS&T23 can be found here!

The Advanced Materials Show exhibit is back at MS&T23!

The Advanced Materials Show is a free to attend exhibition on October 3 – 4 2023, which showcases the very latest in high-performance materials technology for applications including aerospace, automotive, electronics, energy and medical technology. Leaders in R&D, materials science and engineering will use the show to source the latest high-performance materials, along with the scientific instruments and processing equipment necessary for the development, manufacture and processing of advanced materials.

Register for your free ticket here