ACerS Spotlight

The American Ceramic Society 2020 Virtual Awards Celebration

By Erica Zimmerman / October 9, 2020

The American Ceramic Society is pleased to present the 2020 Virtual Awards Celebration!  Although we could not meet together in person, we have several awardees to recognize and to offer you the opportunity to learn about their important accomplishments in the ceramic and glass community. We congratulate all of the 2020 ACerS awardees and hope you enjoy…

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Volunteer spotlight: Delia Brauer

By Karen McCurdy / October 6, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Delia Brauer 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. Brauer studied chemistry with environmental chemistry at Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) and University of Northumbria at Newcastle (England) before executing a Ph.D.…

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Volunteer spotlight: Jessica Rimsza

By Karen McCurdy / September 3, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Jessica Rimsza 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. Rimsza received a B.S. and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from the University of Arizona and the University of North Texas,…

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2021 Call for Award Nominations

By Erica Zimmerman / September 2, 2020

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 is January 15, 2021 unless otherwise noted. Contact Erica Zimmerman at ezimmerman@ceramics.org or 614-794-5821 if you…

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Volunteer spotlight: Geoff Brennecka

By Karen McCurdy / August 6, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce Geoff Brennecka 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. Brennecka received B.S. and M.S. degrees in ceramic engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri University of Science and Technology) and a Ph.D.…

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2020 ACerS Webinar Series: Career Path: 2 ways to build a career in academia

By Yolanda Natividad / July 17, 2020

Career Path: 2 ways to build a career in academia Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 11 am (Eastern Time) Two early career academics discuss the different paths that they have taken into permanent teaching positions in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Birmingham. LEARNING OUTCOME Understanding that there are multiple possible routes into…

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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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