Making the transition from academia to industry webinar | The American Ceramic Society

Making the transition from academia to industry webinar

Friday, December 16, 2016, at 2 pm (EST)

Learning Outcome  

This webinar is tailored to discuss the general topic of the transition from academia to the industrial workplace following graduation.

Webinar Description  

Join Matt Creedon, of Saint-Gobain, as he presents a wide range of specific topics, including:  

  • Preparation for graduation – start early!
  • A brief job search discussion
  • Making the transition from school to industry 
  • Carrying the torch – Getting and staying involved in ACerS after entering industry
Instructor Biography  

Creedon received his B.S. in ceramic engineering in 1984 and PhD in 1996 from Alfred University. The majority of his 32 year career has been spent in ceramic product and process development, working for several different companies including United Technologies, Ferro Corporation, Unifrax, and Saint Gobain. Through this experience, he has been able to work with many materials such as silicon carbide, electronic ceramic powders, and ceramic fiber insulation. His current position involves development of new materials for the defense industry.

Creedon has been a member of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) for 20+ years and has participated as symposium organizer, poster judge, journal article review, and section chair.

Sign up for this informative and free webinar no later than Wednesday, December 14, 2016.


Select the member link below to register online.

Member $0

Once you register, we will send you easy instructions on how to participate. You will receive a link to a website where the webinar can be viewed and a call in number to listen to the webinar. (No software to download or video to watch)

Questions? Contact Tricia Freshour ( / 614-794-5827).

This webinar is brought to you by ACerS Global Graduate Researcher Network (GGRN) and ACerS Young Professionals Network (YPN).