ACerS Spotlight

Students: Is your mug ready for the upcoming Ceramic Mug Drop Contest at MS&T?

By / September 15, 2009

Don’t let your mug get smashed!  Compete in this fun and exciting Material Advantage contest in Pittsburgh!

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Students: Don’t Miss the Tour at MS&T’09!

By / September 15, 2009

ACerS PCSA is organizing a student tour at MS&T’09.  Tour a Pittsburgh manufacturer of dilatometers for thermal expansion (CTE) and sintering studies, thermal conductivity meters, thermal diffusivity systems (laser flash) and specific heat capacity measuring instruments to test solids, powders, and liquids.

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Cal Stevenson: High Temperature-Resistant Furnaces

By / September 10, 2009

Stevenson is the founder and CEO of Deltech Furnaces Inc., a maker of specialty furnaces that have been used for everything from analyzing moon rocks to manufacturing advanced materials for fuel cells.

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Delbert Day – Medical Treatments with Microspheres

By / September 1, 2009

Del Day, the curator’s professor emeritus of Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses his work in the field of bioceramics. Day has spent several decades researching bioceramic and bioglass materials, and developing applications for those materials.

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Aldo Boccaccini – Vitirification of hazardous wastes, bioglass and electrophoretic deposition

By / August 10, 2009

Aldo Boccaccini is a professor in materials science at Imperial College, U.K. and a member of the London Center for Nanotechnology, a joint project between Imperial College and University College, U.K.

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Joel Moskowitz: Ceradyne’s Armor Roots, New Market Opportunities and Surviving the Economy

By / July 30, 2009

Here is a chance to get a first-hand business report from one of the United States’ most successful ceramic products company.

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Coming Soon: Webinar & Ceramic Materials Courses

By / July 28, 2009

ACerS is offering numerous educational opportunities to help you stand out in the marketplace. Sign up now for Test Standards & Specifications for the Global Advanced Ceramics Market, August 12, 2009, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT (Webinar) or Ceramic Injection Molding, September 16-17, 2009, San Diego, CA (Ceramic Materials Course).

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EMA 2010 Abstract Submission Deadline Extension

By / July 28, 2009

Interest in the 1st Electronic Materials and Applications 2010 meeting continues to grow, so ACerS has extended the abstract submission deadline by two weeks. Hosted January 20-22, 2010 in Florida,…

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Gary Messing: Substituting ceramics for single crystals

By / July 17, 2009

How do you sinter material to perfection to make it as transparent as window glass . . . or a single crystal?

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ACerS Members Featured in NY Times Glass-Strength Story

By / July 13, 2009

The New York Times has discovered materials science! The newspaper recently published a nice story on the scientific advancements being made to strengthen glass for the ever expanding use of…

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