ACerS Spotlight

Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series: Biomaterials and Implants: Unmet clinical needs, Current Status and Recommendations

By Erica Zimmerman / January 25, 2022

Biomaterials and Implants: Unmet clinical needs, Current Status and Recommendations Friday, March 25, 2022; 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Eastern US time The ACerS Bioceramics Division is hosting the webinar Biomaterials and Implants: Unmet clinical needs, Current Status and Recommendations presented by Dr. Bikramjit Basu (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore). DESCRIPTION Medical devices are a major…

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Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series: Ceramic additive manufacturing for aerospace

By Karen McCurdy / January 24, 2022

Ceramic additive manufacturing for aerospace Thursday, February 24, 2022; 1- 2 p.m. Eastern US Time The ACerS Dayton/Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Section is hosting the webinar, Ceramic additive manufacturing for aerospace presented by Dr.Lisa Rueschhoff (Air Force Research Laboratory). Description The cruise altitudes and speed of flight will be higher than ever before for next generation aerospace…

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Volunteer spotlight: Michael C. Halbig

By Karen McCurdy / January 10, 2022

ACerS is pleased to announce Michael C. Halbig has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Halbig is a senior materials research engineer and tech lead for additive manufacturing and joining & integration of composite materials at NASA’s Glenn Research…

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Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series: Are we using the right sintering models: new insights from in situ experiments?

By Erica Zimmerman / December 13, 2021

Are we using the right sintering models: new insights from in situ experiments? Monday, January 31, 2022; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern US time The ACerS Basic Science Division is hosting the webinar Are we using the right sintering models: new insights from in situ experiments? presented by Dr. Shen J. Dillon (University of California,…

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Volunteer spotlight: Lisa Rueschhoff

By Karen McCurdy / December 9, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Lisa Rueschhoff has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Rueschhoff is a materials research engineer in the Composites Branch at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. She received…

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Volunteer spotlight: Tatsuki Ohji

By Karen McCurdy / November 10, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Tatsuki Ohji has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Ohji is a Fellow Scientist at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan. He received his doctoral degree in inorganic materials engineering…

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UNITECR Student-Young Professionals Funding Program Announced

By Erica Zimmerman / November 5, 2021

The Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition, is an annual poster exhibit to promote the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic materials. This year’s competition was held during the ACerS Annual Meeting in October in Columbus, Oh., in the Columbus Convention Center.

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2021 Roland B. Snow award and ceramographic competition winners announced

By Erica Zimmerman / October 25, 2021

The Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition, is an annual poster exhibit to promote the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic materials. This year’s competition was held during the ACerS Annual Meeting in October in Columbus, Oh., in the Columbus Convention Center.

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Volunteer spotlight: Rosario Gerhardt

By Karen McCurdy / October 8, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Rosario Gerhardt has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Gerhardt is currently a Goizueta Faculty Chair at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to Georgia Tech, she was at Rutgers University. Gerhardt’s membership with…

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ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series: “Diversity and Inclusion”

By Karen McCurdy / September 20, 2021

“Diversity and Inclusion Webinar”  Tuesday, September 28, 2021; 11 a.m. Pacific Time Underrepresented engineers and scientists face systemic challenges in their careers not familiar to the broader ceramics/engineering community. In order to address these inequities, organizations and institutions must be a part of the solution. The ACerS Northern California section is committed to providing a…

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