The Korea Chapter of The American Ceramic Society serves ACerS members throughout Korea 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 Korea.

The Korea Chapter is headquartered in Seoul, Republic of Korea.


Officers of the Korea Chapter are:

Chair: Prof. Young-Wook Kim, University of Seoul

Secretary: Dr. Miso Kim, School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering at Sungkyunkwan University

Treasurer: Dr. Weon-Ju Kim, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute

If you would like to contact any of the officers of the Korea 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

Check back often for upcoming meetings and events!

Korea Chapter plans Fall meeting

The Korea Chapter organized the ACerS Korea Chapter Symposium at the Fall Meeting of the Korean Ceramic Society (KCerS) at Jeju Island, Korea on November 3-5, 2021. The symposium was hybrid with on-site and virtual participation. Visit this link for more information.


Korea Chapter hosts meet and greet

The Korea Chapter hosted a virtual meet and greet on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Chapter members networked and discussed plans for future Korea activities.

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