Meeting Description

Nearly two hundred people from South Korea, Canada, the United States, and 22 other countries converged in Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 20–23, for Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE 2018).

MCARE 2018 showcased the work of the world’s leading scientists seeking to develop materials with increased performance, higher mechanical strength, longer environmental durability, and other short- and long-term property enhancements required to make these technologies viable.

MCARE 2018 Co-Chairs

Dr. Steven C. Tidrow

Alfred University

Dr. Yoon-Bong Hahn

Chonbuk National University

Dr. Sanjay Mathur

University of Cologne


Dr. Michitaka Ohtaki

Kyushu University


Dr. Gabrielle Gaustad

Rochester Institute of Technology


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The American Ceramic Society values diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.