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

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!