The Japan Chapter of The American Ceramic Society serves ACerS members throughout Japan 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 interaction, technical discussions, and potential collaborations between and among ACerS members in Japan.

The Japan Chapter is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Officers of the Japan Chapter are:

Chair: Prof. Nobuhito Imanaka, Osaka University

Chair-Elect: Dr. Kiyoshi Shimamura, National Institute for Materials Science

Secretary: Dr. Theresa Davey, Tohoku University

Treasurer: Dr. Shinji Tamura, Osaka University

If you would like to contact any of the officers for the Japan Chapter, visit the ACerS online membership directory for contact details. You must be a member to access the directory. Or, you may contact Karen McCurdy at for assistance.

Check back often for upcoming meetings and events!

Japan Chapter co-organizes the International Session at the Annual Fall Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan

On September 2, 2021, the Japan Chapter co-organized the International Session of the Annual Fall meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan. The speakers and programs are available at this link.

ACerS Japan Chapter announces inaugural event

The Japan Chapter of ACerS is pleased to announce their inaugural event, The International Symposium at the Annual Spring Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan took place on March 25 2021. The symposium was co-organized with the Ceramic Society of Japan and the new Japan Chapter of ACerS.
Program details can be found at this link or visit the meeting website.