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 kmccurdy@ceramics.org for assistance.

Check back often for upcoming meetings and events!

Japan Chapter announces the Richard M. Fulrath Award Recipient Lecture, International session, at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan

March 10, 2022

The International Committee of the Ceramic Society of Japan and the Japan Chapter of the American Ceramic Society have organized the Richard M. Fulrath Award Lecture, International session at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan.

The lecture is scheduled for March 10, 2022, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. JST and will be held via ZOOM. There is no charge for registration. For more information visit this link.

Register for the event at this link.

Japan Chapter participates in the 60th Symposium on Basic Science of Ceramics

The Japan Chapter and The Ceramic Society of Japan recently jointly organized the International Session at the 60th Symposium on Basic Science of Ceramics, January 8 and 9, 2022.

Congratulations to the speakers who were recognized for best oral presentations:

  • Kyusung Kim, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • Yunzi Xin, Nagoya Institute of Technology

Additionally, congratulations to Prof. Dr. Theresa Davey for receiving recognition as an invited lecturer.

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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.