ACerS Spotlight

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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MS&T20 Registrations: Distinguished Life, Emeritus and Senior Members

By Erica Zimmerman / May 20, 2020

ACerS 122nd Annual Meeting takes place October 4 – 8, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pa. during MS&T. MS&T affords you an opportunity like no other. You have the chance to hear the latest technical advances and cutting-edge developments in the materials science community, connect with friends, and network with your peers. Make your plans to attend today!…

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Volunteer spotlight: Lavina Backman

By Belinda Raines / May 6, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce that Lavina Backman 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. Backman recently completed her Ph.D. at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Virginia (UVA). She specializes in…

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2020 Society Awardees Announced

By Erica Zimmerman / April 15, 2020

The American Ceramic Society’s 2020 awardees have been selected. Awards will be presented at ACerS Annual Meeting in conjunction with MS&T20 October 4 – 8, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pa., USA. Congratulations to the 2020 awardees!

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Meet ceramic scientists and engineers in ACerS upcoming podcast

By Lisa McDonald / April 14, 2020

Ceramic scientists and engineers are all around us—now is your chance to meet them. ACerS new podcast, Ceramic Tech Chat, will premiere May 13, 2020. Find out what to expect in its first season.

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Volunteer spotlight: Clive Randall

By Belinda Raines / April 3, 2020

ACerS is pleased to announce that Clive Randall 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. Randall is professor of materials science and engineering and director of the Materials Research Institute at The Pennsylvania State University. He has a…

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Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award nominations due May 23, 2020

By Erica Zimmerman / March 31, 2020

The Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award recognizes individuals who are members of the Pacific Rim Conference (PACRIM) societies for their contributions in the field of ceramics and glass technology that have resulted in significant industrial and/or academic impact, international advocacy, and visibility of the field. Industrial candidates will be evaluated based on the technology development and…

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