ACerS Spotlight

Volunteer spotlight: Mark Stett

By Karen McCurdy / July 6, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Mark Stett 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. Stett received his B.S. in ceramic engineering from Alfred University, and he received his M.S. and Ph.D. in ceramic engineering from the University…

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ECD Secretary Nominations Deadline: July 31, 2020

By Erica Zimmerman / June 29, 2020

The ECD Nominating Committee invites nominations for the incoming 2020–2021 division secretary candidate. Nominees will be presented for approval at the ECD Annual Business meeting at MS&T20. Nominations and a short description of the candidate’s qualifications, should be submitted by July 31, 2020 to: Nominating Committee Chair: Manabu Fukushima: manabu-fukushima@aist.go.jp, National Institute of Advanced Industrial…

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Special IJAGS issue: Women in Glass

By Eileen De Guire / June 24, 2020

The International Journal of Applied Glass Science has published a special Women in Glass issue, highlighting a group of outstanding women researchers who are developing their careers in academia, government laboratories, and industry in different countries and across a wide range of topics related to glass.

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Young-Wook Kim appointed editor-in-chief of International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology

By Eileen De Guire / June 22, 2020

WESTERVILLE, Ohio—Young-Wook Kim, ACerS Fellow and professor of materials science and engineering at University of Seoul, Korea, has been appointed editor-in chief of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (ACT) published by The American Ceramic Society and Wiley. The appointment begins January 2021, and he succeeds co-editors Hua-Tay Lin (founding editor) and Monica Ferraris,…

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My Fulbright experience in Brazil: a wonderful journey on glass research and cultural exchanges

By Jincheng Du / June 15, 2020

When I was planning for my upcoming sabbatical leave last year, I thought of my trip to Brazil about two years ago, when I co-organized the ICG funded international workshop on challenges of molecular dynamics simulations of glass and amorphous materials at São Carlos, SP, Brazil. I contacted my co-organizer and host Prof. Edgar Zanotto,…

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ACerS announces 2020 Distinguished Life Members

By Lisa McDonald / June 8, 2020

The American Ceramic Society will award three members the honor of the organization’s 2020 Distinguished Life Members: Richard Brow, Alexandra Navrotsky, and Mrityunjay Singh.

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ACerS announces 2020 Class of Fellows

By Lisa McDonald / June 8, 2020

The American Ceramic Society will elevate 23 members to Fellow Status this year. The awards will be presented at the Society’s Annual Honor and Awards banquet at MS&T20 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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2020 PCSA Lab Blooper Competition

By Yolanda Natividad / June 5, 2020

Do you have a funny lab story to tell? In the PCSA Lab Blooper Competition, tell a story showcasing the learning experience that can result from the occasional mishaps which can occur during ceramic research. Whether the result is a mess in a lab, a broken testing specimen, or simply a highly unexpected result, as…

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Volunteer spotlight: Jincheng Du

By Karen McCurdy / June 3, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce that Jincheng Du 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. Du is professor of materials science and engineering at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. He received his Ph.D. in…

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2020-2021 Slate of ACerS Officers

By Erica Zimmerman / May 29, 2020

The new slate of 2020-2021 ACerS Officers Slate has been determined. There were no contested offices and no write-in candidates, automatically making all nominees “elected.” The new term begins at the end of ACerS Annual Meeting/MS&T20, October 8, 2020.

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