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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 Tsukuba, Japan.

Officers of the Japan Chapter are:

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

Chair-Elect: Dr. Yoshihiko Imanaka, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

Secretary: Dr. Theresa Davey, Tohoku University

Treasurer: Dr. Hiroaki Furuse, National Institute for Materials Science

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 Vicki Evans at vevans@ceramics.org for assistance.

Check back often for upcoming meetings and events!

Japan Chapter completes International Session at 62nd Symposium on Basic Science of Ceramics

The International Session, jointly organized by the ACerS International Japan Chapter and The Ceramic Society of Japan, was held January 7 and 8, 2024 at the 62nd Symposium on Basic Science of Ceramics at Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus, Tokyo, Japan.

Awards for Best Presentation were given to Mone HEMMI (left below), Yibei XUE (center below), and Yueshen Zhou (right, below).

The Japan Chapter congratulates these three individuals for outstanding performance.

                                                          

Japan Chapter completes Fulrath Award Lecture

The Japan Chapter of The American Ceramic Society and the International Committee of the Ceramic Society of Japan completed the International Session at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan in Yokohama, Japan on March 9, 2023.

Opening remarks were given by chapter secretary, Dr. Tessa Davey (left photo below)

The keynote lecture was given by Prof. Young-Wook Kim of the University of Seoul, Korea (right photo below)

Opening Remarks Session Chiars Prof. Davey Theresa Fulrath lect 3.9.23
Keynote Lecture Prof.Young-Wook Kim Fulrath lect 3.9.23

Japan Chapter completes International Session at 61st Symposium on Basic Science of Ceramics

The International Session, jointly organized by the Japan Chapter of ACerS and The Ceramic Society of Japan, was held January 7, 2023 at the 61st Symposium on Basic Science of Ceramics at Okayama University, Tsushima Campus, Okayama, Japan.

Awards for Excellent Presentation were given to Norifumi Asakuma (left below), Zannatul Mumtarin Moushumy (center below), and a award for Impressive Presentation was given to  Nanami Nakayama (right, below).

The Japan Chapter congratulates these three individuals for outstanding performance.

(Excellent Presentation Award) Mr. Norifumi Asakuma
(Excellent Presentation Award) Ms. Zannatul Mumtarin Moushumy
(Impressive Presentation Award) Ms. Nanami Nakayama

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

The lecture was March 10, 2022.

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.