ACerS will host its 120th Annual Membership Meeting in conjunction with MS&T18. Plan your schedule so you can attend this meeting from 1-2 p.m. on Monday, October 15, in rooms A111/112 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The annual meeting will feature the outgoing president’s State of the Society report, the incoming president’s vision, new officer inductions, and a members’ town hall and question and answer session. This is a great opportunity be proactive and get involved with your society’s present and future.

If ceramics and glass are a part of your world, then you should join your fellow members for ACerS meetings, lectures, special events, short courses, and more, while at MS&T. To view the complete ACerS at MS&T18 event schedule, click here.

ACerS is featuring the following award lectures at MS&T. Take the opportunity to listen to your award-winning ceramics and glass materials colleagues’ latest findings. Please note that all lectures will be held at the Convention Center in the rooms indicated below.

ACerS/EPDC Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture

9-10 a.m., October 15, Room A111/112

     Jennifer A. Lewis (bio), Harvard University, USA

     Digital Assembly of Colloidal Suspensions, Gels and Foams

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Richard M. Fulrath Award Session

 2-4:40 p.m., October 15, Room A111/112


2:00-2:40 p.m.

     Naoya Shibata (bio), University of Tokyo, Japan

     Atomic-scale understanding of ceramic interfaces by advanced electron microscopy

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2:40-3:00 p.m.

     Yosuke Takahashi (bio), Noritaki Co., Ltd., Japan
     Development of ceramics and glass materials for solid oxide fuel cell and oxygen permeable membrane

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     Mark D. Waugh (bio), Murata Electronics North America, Inc., USA

     Blending cultures to achieve innovation

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     Shinichiro Kawanda (bio), Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Japan

     Potassium sodium niobate-based multilayer piezoelectric ceramics co-fired with nickel inner electrodes

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     John McCloy (bio), Washington State University, USA
     Undividing the discipline:  Social interfaces in ceramics science and engineering

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Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture

MS&T Plenary Session

8:10 a.m., October 16, Union Station Ballroom B

     Cato T. Laurencin (bio), Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Connecticut, USA

     Regenerative engineering:  Materials in Convergence

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Alfred R. Cooper Award Session

2-4:40 p.m., October 16, Room A111/112

     Cooper Distinguished Lecture

     Tanguy Rouxel (bio), University of Rennes 1, France

     A multiscale approach to the mechanical properties of glass

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     2018 Alfred R. Cooper Young Scholar Award Presentation

     Ricardo Lancelotti, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil

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ACerS Frontiers of Science and Society–Rustum Roy Lecture

1-2 p.m., October 16, Room A111/112

     David Morse (bio), Corning Incorporated, USA
     Imagination and innovation in the land of machines

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Basic Science Division Robert B. Sosman Lecture

1-2 p.m., October 17, Room TBD

     Jürgen Rödel (bio), Technische Unversität Darmstadt, Germany

     Lead-free piezoceramics:  From local structures to application

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