ACerS Spotlight

2021 call for award nominations-deadline extended to January 29

By Erica Zimmerman / January 8, 2021

Nominations for Society awards that will be presented at the annual awards banquet in October 2021 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 has been extended to January 29, 2021 unless otherwise noted. Contact Erica Zimmerman at ezimmerman@ceramics.org or…

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High entropy environmental barrier coatings

By Erica Zimmerman / January 8, 2021

The Washington DC/Northern VA/MD Section is hosting the second webinar of the ACerS Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series, “High entropy environmental barrier coatings” on February 17, 2021.

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Volunteer spotlight: Mathieu Hubert

By Karen McCurdy / January 8, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Mathieu Hubert has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Hubert earned a MChem from the University of Rennes, France and a Ph.D. in materials science at the University of Rennes and the…

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ACerS GGRN for graduate-level ceramic and glass students

By Yolanda Natividad / December 28, 2020

Put yourself on the path toward post-graduate success with ACerS Global Graduate Researcher Network (GGRN)! ACerS GGRN is a membership of ACerS that addresses the professional and career development needs of graduate-level research students who have a primary interest in ceramics and glass. GGRN aims to help graduate students: Engage with The American Ceramic Society…

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ACerS Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series: “Bioceramics: additive manufacturing and nanoclays for biomaterials applications”

By Erica Zimmerman / December 22, 2020

The Bioceramics Division is hosting the first webinar of the ACerS Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series, “Bioceramics: additive manufacturing and nanoclays for biomaterials applications” on January 13, 2021.

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Volunteer spotlight: Keith Bowman

By Karen McCurdy / December 8, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Keith Bowman has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Bowman is dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology and Constellation Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He received B.S.…

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2021 Nominations for Glass & Optical Materials Division Awards

By Erica Zimmerman / December 1, 2020

There are five glass-related awards that have a January 21, 2021 nomination deadline, so please consider submitting a nomination! Stookey Lecture of Discovery: The Stookey Award recognizes an individual’s lifetime of innovative exploratory work or noteworthy contributions of outstanding research on new materials, phenomena, or processes involving glass, that have commercial significance or the potential…

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Bioceramics Division presents first Global Young Bioceramicist Award

By Erica Zimmerman / November 19, 2020

The Global Young Bioceramicist Award is presented by The American Ceramic Society’s Bioceramics Division. The award recognizes the outstanding young ceramic engineer and material scientist, who has made significant contributions to the area of Bioceramics, for human healthcare around the globe. Nominations are invited from the candidates from academia, industry, or government-funded national laboratory –…

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Volunteer spotlight: Keith DeCarlo

By Karen McCurdy / November 9, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Keith DeCarlo has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. DeCarlo earned his B.S. (2006), M.S. (2008), and Ph.D. (2011) from Alfred University in ceramic engineering. He also earned an M.B.A. in finance from…

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Bioceramics Division presents first Larry L. Hench Lifetime Achievement Award

By Erica Zimmerman / October 26, 2020

The Larry L. Hench Lifetime Achievement Award for innovation and translation is presented by The American Ceramic Society’s Bioceramics Division. The award honors a deserving individual(s) in recognition of lifetime dedication, vision, and accomplishments in advancing the field of Bioceramics, particularly towards innovation in the field and contribution of that innovation to translation of technology…

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