ACerS Spotlight

ACerS Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series: “Raw material variability and manufacturing”

By Erica Zimmerman / February 12, 2021

The Manufacturing Division is hosting the March webinar of the ACerS Frontiers of Ceramics & Glass Webinar Series, “Raw material variability and manufacturing” on March 16, 2021.

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Volunteer spotlight: Andrew Ericks

By Karen McCurdy / February 5, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce Andrew Ericks 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. Ericks received his B.S. in metallurgical and materials engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 2018, and he is currently a third-year…

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Cooper, Henry, Hoffman, awards: nominations due May 15

By Erica Zimmerman / February 2, 2021

It’s time to begin preparing nominations for three prestigious ACerS division awards with a May 15, 2021 deadline.  Award eligibility for each can be found at ACerS Awards Page. Glass & Optical Materials:  Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award This award recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated excellence in research, engineering, and/or study in glass science…

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ACerS announces 2021 slate for President-elect and Board of Directors

By Faye Oney / February 1, 2021

ACerS is pleased to announce the 2021 slate for the President-elect and Board of Directors positions as proposed by the Nominating Committee and approved by the Board of Directors. ACerS Rules provide the opportunity for additional nominees to be proposed through a petition process (refer to the Rules for specific instructions). Should any member be…

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ECD announces best poster awards from ICACC 2020

By Erica Zimmerman / January 29, 2021

The Engineering Ceramics Division has announced the Best Posters from the ICACC 2020 meeting held last January in Daytona Beach, Florida. The awards will be presented during the virtual plenary session at ICACC21. Congratulations to the authors of the award-winning posters! 

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Electronics Division names best student posters and presentations from EMA 2021

By Erica Zimmerman / January 29, 2021

The Electronics Division presented awards for outstanding student work during the January 2021 Virtual Conference on Electronic Materials and Applications. Congratulations to these poster and presentation awardees.

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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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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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