ACerS Spotlight

ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series: “Career Development & What Motivates You”

By Yolanda Natividad / May 5, 2022

Career Development & What Motivates You Monday, June 13, 2022, at 12 pm (Eastern US time) ACerS Young Professionals Network (YPN) is hosting the June webinar, Career Development & What Motivates You in the ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series. WEBINAR DESCRIPTION Would it surprise you to know that 85% of people are unhappy…

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Jet Milling and Air Classification: The Secret to Ultrafine Particles Webinar

By Erica Zimmerman / May 4, 2022

Jet Milling and Air Classification: The Secret to Ultrafine Particles Webinar hosted by: Horiba Scientific in Association with The American Ceramic Society Tuesday, May 17, 2022; 1:30 p.m. Eastern US time DESCRIPTION Grinding has a wealth of processing options to choose from depending on incoming and final particle size, material to be ground, volumes, and…

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Call for Nominations: The W.A. Weyl International Glass Science Award

By Erica Zimmerman / April 20, 2022

The purpose of this award is to recognize the abilities of a young scientist who would like to present a paper at an International Congress on Glass, and to provide funds to make this possible. ELIGIBILITY Any young scientist 35 years old or less, whose research and publications in the field of glass science shows ingenuity,…

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Volunteer spotlight: Rishabh Kundu

By Karen McCurdy / April 13, 2022

ACerS is pleased to announce Rishabh Kundu has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Kundu is a graduate student in the Institute of Materials Science at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He received his bachelor’s degree in ceramic…

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2022 PCSA Lab Blooper Competition

By Yolanda Natividad / March 30, 2022

Do you have a funny lab story to tell? Messy lab, broken specimens or unexpected results are everyday events in the life of a researcher. In the PCSA Lab Blooper Competition, you will have the opportunity to share the less serious side of the lab life as well as to demonstrate that failures are a…

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Call for nominations: ECD Mueller, Bridge Building, Jubilee Global Diversity, and Global Young Investigator awards

By Erica Zimmerman / March 29, 2022

The Engineering Ceramics Division invites nominations for the 2023 James I. Mueller, Bridge Building, Jubilee Global Diversity, and Global Young Investigator awards. The deadline for submitting nominations for all four awards is July 1, 2022. The Mueller Award recognizes the enormous contributions of James I. Mueller to the Engineering Ceramics Division and to the field of engineering ceramics.…

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Call for nominations: ECD Secretary and nominating committee positions

By Erica Zimmerman / March 29, 2022

The ECD Nominating Committee invites nominations for the incoming 2023–2024 division secretary candidate. This nomination will be presented at the ECD Annual Business meeting during the ACerS annual meeting in conjunction with the MS&T 2022 meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (October 9-13, 2022) and will go on the ACerS annual election ballot in spring 2023. We also request…

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Volunteer spotlight: David Poerschke

By Karen McCurdy / March 9, 2022

ACerS is pleased to announce David Poerschke has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Poerschke is assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. in materials from…

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ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series: “How to Work with Funding Agencies”

By Yolanda Natividad / February 23, 2022

How to Work with Funding Agencies Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 12 pm (Eastern US time) ACerS Electronics Division and the Washington DC/Maryland/Northern Virginia Section are co-hosting the March webinar, How to Work with Funding Agencies in the ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series. WEBINAR DESCRIPTION Aimed at young scientists who are new to…

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Energy Materials and Systems Division announces Division logo contest winner

By Erica Zimmerman / February 15, 2022

The Energy Materials and Systems Division recently held a division logo creation contest. Out of the seven thoughtful and creative entries, the winning logo was created by Anushka Pandey (National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela, India). Ms. Pandey will receive a $500 USD Amazon gift card and 2 years complimentary ACerS membership with EMSD affiliation.…

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