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ACerS/Basic Science Division Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition

By Erica Zimmerman / July 27, 2018

It’s time to start working on your entry for the 2018 Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition, organized by the ACerS Basic Science Division. This unique competition, to be held at MS&T18 in October in Columbus, Ohio is an annual poster exhibit that promotes the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic…

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Do you qualify for Emeritus membership?

By Erica Zimmerman / June 25, 2018

If you will be 65 years old (or older) by December 31, 2018 and will have 35 years of continuous membership in ACerS, you are eligible for Emeritus status. Note that both criteria must be met. Emeritus members enjoy waived membership dues and reduced meeting registration rates. To verify your eligibility, contact Erica Zimmerman at…

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2018-2019 Slate of ACerS Officers

By Erica Zimmerman / June 4, 2018

The new slate of 2018-2019 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 MS&T18, October 18, 2018.

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2018 Society award winners announced

By Erica Zimmerman / June 1, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners! The bios and photos of the 2018 award recipients are posted on the awards page and the awardees will be featured in the September 2018 issue of the Bulletin. The awards will be presented October 15 at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet at MS&T 2018 in Columbus, Ohio USA.  

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Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures Nominations: Deadline September 1

By Erica Zimmerman / June 1, 2018

September 1, 2018 is the deadline to submit nominations for the two Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass lectures that will be presented at the GOMD Annual Meeting in conjunction with the International Congress on Glass (ICG) in Boston, Mass., June 9-14, 2019.   The Frontiers of Glass Science and the Frontiers of Glass Technology lectures are designed to encourage scientific and…

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GOMD awards poster winners

By Erica Zimmerman / June 1, 2018

At its Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, May 2018,  the Glass & Optical Materials Division awarded best graduate and undergraduate student poster prizes to the following winners. Thanks to Corning Incorporated for their sponsorship of the annual contest. Graduate Student Posters: 1st place: Hongshen Liu, Pennsylvania State University             …

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New Award for 2019:  ECD Jubilee Global Diversity Award

By Erica Zimmerman / May 24, 2018

The Engineering Ceramics Division is proud to announce their newest award recognizing early/mid-career women and minority professionals. Three individuals will be selected annually for the Engineering Ceramics Division’s Jubilee Global Diversity Award and will be invited to present at the International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC) in Daytona Beach, FL (annual…

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Germany Chapter

By Belinda Raines / May 21, 2018

The Germany Chapter of The American Ceramic Society serves ACerS members in or near the cities of Cologne, Bonn, Aachen, Dusseldorf, and Dortmund for the purpose of promoting the arts and sciences connected with ceramics and glass science and engineering.  Events such as workshops, industrial showcases, and seminars are planned to enhance and facilitate the…

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Student YouTube Research Video Contest

By Erica Zimmerman / April 24, 2018

We are pleased to continue the YouTube Research Video Contest to engage young members and build excitement for the upcoming annual meeting!  We hope you will consider submitting a YouTube Video promoting your poster or presentation to our student competition. These videos are to be posted by June 1, 2018 on your personal YouTube accounts and postings should be made…

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MS&T18 Registrations: Distinguished Life, Emeritus and Senior Members

By Erica Zimmerman / April 24, 2018

Meeting Description ACerS 120th Annual Meeting takes place October 14-18, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio, during MS&T. Hear about the state of The Society, and help shape the future. Make your plans to attend today! MS&T affords you an opportunity like no other. You have the chance to hear the latest technical advances and cutting-edge developments…

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