ACerS Spotlight

Roger Narayan – Tissue Engineering and Laser Processing of Bioceramics

By / July 10, 2009

Roger Narayan is young researcher working in the field of tissue engineering in the Department of Biomedical Engineering jointly operated by the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University.

Read More

Arun Varshneya: Advantages of Chemically Strengthened Glass

By / July 8, 2009

Arun Varshneya, a professor in glass science at Alfred University, discusses the differences among techniques used to strengthen glass, and focuses on the advantages of using salt baths to chemically strengthen glass.

Read More

S.K. Sundaram – Using non-contact methods, such as FTIR, to measure materials properties

By / June 29, 2009

S.K. Sundaram is chief materials scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Lab. In this video, he discusses several non-contact methods of taking materials measurements.

Read More

Mark Davis: Working with advanced glass materials at SCHOTT North America

By / June 26, 2009

Mark Davis, senior research scientist at Schott Glass North America, talks about working with advanced glass materials and applications.

Read More

Summer Education Series

By / June 26, 2009

Web Seminar Test Standards & Specifications for the Global Advanced Ceramics Market August 12, 2009 ~ 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST ~ Dr. Stephen T. Gonczy Testing & research professionals,…

Read More

Arun Varshneya: High-Strength, Large Case-Depth Chemically Strengthened Glass

By / June 25, 2009

From PACRIM8, this lecture discusses recent advances in improving the strength of glass. In particular, Alfred University professor Arun Varshneya explains the process of using NaNO3 + KNO3 salt baths to strengthen high-glass-transition-temperature aluminosilicate glass.

Read More

Doreen Edwards: Ceramic and Materials Education at Alfred University

By / June 24, 2009

Doreen Edwards, the associated dean of engineering at Alfred University, discusses the state of ceramics and material science higher education at Alfred and the trends she sees unfolding in universities across the United States.

Read More

Joseph Miller: Global R&D and Innovation in Glass and Ceramics at Corning

By / June 24, 2009

This was the lead lecture at the PACRIM8 conference in Vancouver in June 2009. How often does a major company publicly explain and acknowledge its past mistakes, and reveal – in depth – how it is turning itself around?

Read More

Larry Hench: Bioglass From Concept to Clinic: A 40-year Retrospective

By / June 23, 2009

Larry Hench has been at the forefront of the revolution that has occurred in the past four decades in the field of bioactive glass.

Read More

Victoria Knox: Learning about ceramic processing, photocatalysis and her experience at Alfred University

By / June 23, 2009

Victoria Knox is a young scientist and doctoral student at Alfred University. She discusses her research in the areas of ceramic processing and photocatalysis, and the applications for materials such as alumina.

Read More