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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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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 https://ceramics.org/divisions. 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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