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COTC explores offering nation’s only two-year ceramic technology degree

By Eileen De Guire / February 21, 2019

NEWARK, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2019–Central Ohio Technical College, the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation, and The American Ceramic Society signed a memorandum of understanding to agree to work together to launch at COTC the only two-year Ceramic Engineering Technology degree program in the nation.

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ACerS 2019 Board of Directors

ACerS announces 2019 leadership slate

By Sue LaBute / February 8, 2019

ACerS is pleased to announce the 2019 slate for the president-elect and Board of Directors positions as proposed by the Nominating Committee.

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Eugenio Zapata-Solvas

Volunteer Spotlight: Eugenio Zapata-Solvas

By Belinda Raines / February 8, 2019

Eugenio Zapata-Solvas is featured in this month’s Volunteer Spotlight. He has been instrumental in the growth of ACerS U.K. Chapter.

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Electronics Division names best student posters and presentations from EMA 2019

By Erica Zimmerman / February 4, 2019

The ACerS Electronics Division presented awards for exceptional student work during the January 2019 Conference on Electronic Materials and Applications in Orlando, Fla. Congratulations to these outstanding students: Poster competition First Place: Shuhei Nakayama; Sophia University Poster title: “Ferroelectric HfO2 thin films with abundant dopants” Second Place: Kevin Ferri; The Pennsylvania State University Poster title: “Investigating the Roles…

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Cooper, Henry, Hoffman awards: nominations due May 15

By Erica Zimmerman / February 1, 2019

While January 15th was the deadline for most award nominations to be submitted, there are three prestigious Society and Division awards that have a May 15, 2019 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…

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2019 GEMS Award Call for Papers

By Yolanda Natividad / January 24, 2019

The Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of up to 10 graduate students in materials science and engineering. The award is open to all graduate students who are making an oral presentation in any symposium or session at MS&T19. All papers must be submitted by March 15, 2019. The awards…

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Mark your calendar for EMA 2019 student activities

By Yolanda Natividad / January 16, 2019

Attention students and young professionals: Are you planning on attending the Electronics Materials and Applications (EMA 2019) conference, Jan. 23-25, 2019, in Orlando, Florida, USA.? If so, you will want to stay connected by joining the EMA 2019 Facebook event. Simply search “EMA 2019” on Facebook. The Facebook event page will also provide a list of…

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Mark your calendar for ICACC’19 student activities

By Yolanda Natividad / December 7, 2018

Attention students and young professionals: Are you planning on attending the 43rd International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC’19), Jan. 27-Feb. 1, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.? If so, you will want to stay connected by joining the ICACC 2019 Facebook event. Simply search “ICACC 2019” on Facebook. The Facebook event page…

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PCSA Shot Glass Competition

By Yolanda Natividad / December 7, 2018

If you are attending ICACC 2019, don’t miss this design contest organized by ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA)! Show off your design skills in the PCSA Shot Glass Competition. Contestants are given one shot glass and 30 minutes to build protection devices using straws or pipe cleaners. Further, the glasses are dropped at…

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Owens-Illinois donates $20,000 to Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

By Belinda Raines / November 7, 2018

The Owens-Illinois Charities Foundation donated $20,000 to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation and the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council to support student programs and travel grants to the Glass Problems Conference.

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