ACerS Spotlight

ICACC’11 advance brochure is on the way

By / November 10, 2010

Don’t wait for the post office-download the ICACC’11 brochure now. The early-bird registration deadline ends December 27th, so sign up now to save $125.

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Does Your Membership Expire in December?

By / November 10, 2010

Attention ACerS Members:  it’s the old 80/20 rule…80% of all ACerS memberships expire on December 31st.  If you’re in this group, you can easily renew your membership in one of three ways: 

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Award Nominations Due Jan. 15, 2011

By / November 10, 2010

The nomination deadline for the 2011 awards is January 15th…just two months away!

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Mechanical Properties short course at ICACC’11

By / November 9, 2010

Are you an engineer, scientist, technician or student interested in the mechanical properties of glasses and ceramics, testing procedures and the meaning of testing results? If you answered yes, then…

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GOMD 2011 abstracts due Thursday

By / November 5, 2010

Calling all Glass Lovers! Abstracts are due Thursday for the 2011 Glass & Optical Materials Division meeting. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this important event.

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F.H. Norton Award Presentation to Dr. Chandra Khattak

By / October 29, 2010

Mark Your Calendar and plan to honor Dr. Chandra P. Khattak at the F.H. Norton Award meeting!  Read more about the meeting and Dr. Khattak’s title and abstract to be presented at the meeting.

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Michigan/Northwest Ohio Section of ACerS to Host Tour

By / October 26, 2010

Reserve your spot to tour Adaptive Materials Inc. (AMI) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Thursday, Nov. 11!  AMI specializes in the making of solid oxide fuel cells. 

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Spahr, 30-year business veteran, elevated to ACerS executive director post

By / October 25, 2010

At its just-concluded meeting in Houston, Texas, the Board of Directors of The American Ceramic Society announced that it has selected one of the Society’s upper-level managers, Charles Spahr, to be the organization’s new executive director.

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Aerogels: The materials science of empty space

By / October 14, 2010

This is a great introductory 54-minute video of a lecture presented early in 2010 by Alex Gash and Dean Reese as part of Lawrence Livermore National Lab’s excellent Science on Saturday
program

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ACerS eco-friendly alternative to disposable cups

By / October 8, 2010

Dishwasher and microwave safe, this mug features our famous CERAMIC periodic table graphic and ACerS logo. Order yours today!

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