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ECD Secretary Nominations Deadline: August 15, 2018

By Erica Zimmerman / April 2, 2018

The ECD Nominating Committee invites nominations for the incoming 2018–2019 division secretary candidate. Nominees will be presented for approval at the ECD Annual Business meeting at MS&T18 and included on the ACerS spring 2019 division officer ballot. Nominations and a short description of the candidate’s qualifications, should be submitted by August 15, 2018 to: Soshu…

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Hints for preparing Fellows nominations deadline: August 30, 2018

By Erica Zimmerman / March 26, 2018

Nominations for the ACerS 2019 Class of Fellows should be submitted by August 30, 2018 for award presentation at MS&T 2019. Fellows should be “persons of good reputation who have reached their 35th birthday and who have been members of the Society for at least the past five years continuously at the established nomination deadline date. They…

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GOMD selects award lecturers for May meeting

By Erica Zimmerman / March 26, 2018

The Glass & Optical Materials Division has selected six outstanding glass scientists to present award lectures at the GOMD Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas from May 20-24, 2018.  The speakers, listed below in order of their lecture, are:  Stookey Lecture of Discovery: Monday, May 21, 8:00 am Wolfram Höland  Ivoclar Vivadent AG; lecturer, ETH…

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ACerS Journals = valuable member resource

By Deidre Haignere / March 6, 2018

The American Ceramics Society journal editors and staff are making the journals more accessible to the ACerS members with new initiatives and publishing changes.     • Division Papers:  Titles and links to recently published articles of interest to each division are posted on their websites on We open these articles as free-to-read so…

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Refractories scholarship opportunity for students 2018-2019

By Yolanda Natividad / March 5, 2018

The Refractories Institute (TRI) will once again award a limited number of scholarships based on academic merit and the applicant’s demonstrated experience and interest in the field of refractories. The scholarships will be awarded in the form of one time grants of $5,000 each and are available to an undergraduate or advanced degree in ceramic…

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Nominations: 2019 James I. Mueller, Bridge Building and Global Young Investigator Awards

By Erica Zimmerman / March 2, 2018

The Engineering Ceramics Division invites nominations for the 2019 James I. Mueller, Bridge Building and Global Young Investigator awards. The deadline for submitting nominations for all three awards is July 1, 2018. The James I. Mueller Lecture recognizes the enormous contributions of James I. Mueller to the Engineering Ceramics Division and to the field of engineering ceramics.…

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ACerS announces 2018 slate for President-elect and Board of Directors positions

By Andrea Ross / February 22, 2018

ACerS is pleased to announce the 2018 slate for the President-elect and Board of Directors positions for the coming year as proposed by the Nominating  Committee. ACerS Rules provide the opportunity for additional nominees to be proposed through a petition process (refer to the Rules for specific instructions).  Should any member be proposed by petition,…

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ACerS Short Courses at Ceramics Expo 2018

By Andrea Ross / February 14, 2018

Get more in-depth training on ACerS-led, ceramics-based topics at CEX 2018.

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Electronics Division names best student posters and presentations from EAM 2018

By Erica Zimmerman / January 29, 2018

The ACerS Electronics Division presented awards for exceptional student work during the January 2018 Conference on Electronic and Advanced Materials in Orlando, Fla. Congratulations to these outstanding students: Poster competition First Place: William Huddleston; Case Western Reserve University Poster title: “Freeze casting of LAGP for 3D textured solid-state structural electrolytes” Second Place: Krishna Chaitanya Pitike; University of Connecticut…

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2018 GEMS Award Call for Papers

By / January 24, 2018

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&T18. All papers must be submitted by March 15, 2018. The awards…

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