ACerS Spotlight

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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Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series: A Density Functional Theory (DFT) Investigation of Small Molecule Adsorption on Mineral Surfaces in Cultural Heritage

By Erica Zimmerman / October 26, 2021

A Density Functional Theory (DFT) Investigation of Small Molecule Adsorption on Mineral Surfaces in Cultural Heritage Thursday, December 9, 2021; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern US time The ACerS Art, Archaeology and Conservation Science Division is hosting A Density Functional Theory (DFT) Investigation of Small Molecule Adsorption on Mineral Surfaces in Cultural Heritage webinar presented…

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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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Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series: New Materials for Three Dimensional Ferroelectric Microelectronics

By Erica Zimmerman / September 26, 2021

New Materials for Three Dimensional Ferroelectric Microelectronics Tuesday, November 22, 2021; 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern US time The ACerS Energy Materials and Systems Division is hosting the New Materials for Three Dimensional Ferroelectric Microelectronics webinar presented by Dr. Susan Trolier-McKinstry (The Pennsylvania State University). In the last decade, there have been major changes in the…

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Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series: Evaluating the Effect of Porosity and Mineralogy on the Thermal Properties of Brick

By Erica Zimmerman / September 26, 2021

“Evaluating the Effect of Porosity and Mineralogy on the Thermal Properties of Brick“ Monday, October 11, 2021; 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern US time The ACerS Structural Clay Products Division is hosting the Evaluating the Effect of Porosity and Mineralogy on Thermal Properties of Brick webinar presented by Dr. Nathaniel Huygen (Clemson University). This webinar will explore how understanding…

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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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Volunteer spotlight: Ian Reaney

By Karen McCurdy / September 14, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Ian Reaney has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Reaney is the Dyson Chair in Ceramics at University of Sheffield in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and the director for the £2 million Transforming Foundation Industries…

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2022 Call for Award Nominations

By Erica Zimmerman / September 3, 2021

Nominations for Society awards that will be presented at the annual awards banquet in October 2022 are now open. Additional information on each award, plus many Division and Class awards, is available at ceramics.org/awards. Nomination deadline for all awards is January 15, 2022 unless otherwise noted. Contact Erica Zimmerman at ezimmerman@ceramics.org or 614-794-5821 if you…

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