ACerS Spotlight

University of Missouri’s blast-resistant glass

By / October 15, 2009

This new video from the University of Missouri demonstrates a special explosion-resistant glass that may offer protection to federal buildings, other critical infrastructures and even residences vulnerable to hurricanes.

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National Renewable Energy Lab’s Center for Photovoltaics

By / October 15, 2009

The DOE’s National Renewable Energy Lab has produced this new video that provides an excellent overview of the labs past and present work, including multijunction PV cells, thin-film PVs, deposition process development, PV calibration and real-world outdoor testing.

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NASA’s inflatable ceramic heat shield

By / October 15, 2009

An inflatable heat shield was successfully tested, demonstrating for the first time that light, flexible devices could be used to protect a spacecraft as it enters the atmosphere at hypersonic speeds.

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Visit the Alfred Univ. Student Art Display at MS&T’09

By / October 15, 2009

Arun Wagh, chair of the ACerS Art Division, has organized a display at MS&T’09 featuring ceramic art pieces made  by graduate students in the Alfred University Division of Ceramic Art.    Various sculptures and ceramic vessels will be on display Tuesday and Wednesday in the Expo Hall at the Convention Center.    Two MFA students from Alfred…

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First call for 2010 award nominations

By / October 12, 2009

Distinguished Life… Jeppson… Kingery… Purdy… Coble… Spriggs. These are just a few of the awards that will presented to deserving winners in October 2010 in Houston, Texas at the ACerS 112th Annual Meeting. It sounds like a long ways away, but it’ll be here before you know it, so start thinking of worthy nominees and…

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Wanted: Ceramographic Entries for MS&T’09

By / October 6, 2009

Did you know that 12 of the winning entries in the Basic Science Division’s upcoming Ceramographic Competition will be published on the back cover of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society in 2010?    Not only that, but all winners receive prize money, and the Best in Show poster wins the coveted Roland B. Snow award.    The competition is…

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ICACC’10 award & plenary speakers announced

By / October 5, 2009

The 34th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced
Ceramics and Composites Award & Plenary Speakers have been
announced. Visit ICACC’10 Award & Plenary Speakers for more information or register now.

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Reserve hotels, registration for MS&T’09

By / September 30, 2009

The early registration deadline for ACerS 111th Annual Meeting and MS&T’09 has been extended. Sign up before October 5th to save as much as $200!

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Don’t Miss: 15th Annual New England Technical Ceramics Expo

By / September 30, 2009

The New England Section of The American Ceramic Society is hosting the 15th Annual New England Technical Ceramics Expo, featuring Dr. Edwin R. Fuller, Jr.,
ACerS President-elect and Guest Scientist at NIST.

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Sign-up: Tour of the Blair Museum of Lithophanes

By / September 28, 2009

ACerS Michigan/Northwest Ohio Section is hosting a tour of the Blair Museum of Lithophanes in the Toledo Botanical Gardens. 

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