|Why should I join ACerS?
Membership in The American Ceramic Society connects you to a host of technical and professional resources, as well as a network of people you’ll find invaluable. Not only will you have access to the top-ranked journals in the field of ceramic materials and technologies, but you’ll also benefit from exceptional technical meetings, publications, and an extensive, resource-rich website.
Perhaps most importantly, as an ACerS member, you’ll be a part of the world’s premier community for ceramic scientists and engineers. You’ll find this to be a welcoming community of people willing to share their technical expertise, recognize achievement, and help you connect to others who share your research interests.
|How do I join ACerS?|
How do I become an ACerS member?
How can my company join ACerS?
Companies, national laboratories, and academic institutions are represented by Corporate Membership. ACerS offers two levels of participation, based on company size. For membership details, visit the Corporate Membership section of the site. You may also visit the Corporate Member roster to see the list of companies who are maximizing the benefits of Corporate Membership.
I’m a student. How can I join?
I just graduated last year. Are there discounts on membership dues for young professionals who are just starting out?
I let my membership lapse for a few months. Will I lose the years of continuous membership that I’ve built up?
Does ACerS membership year run on the calendar year or on the anniversary of when I first joined?
How much does a membership cost?
I just lost my job. Are there temporary free or reduced membership rates for people in my situation?
Can I renew for more than one year at a time?
Are divisions, sections, and classes included in my membership dues or do I pay extra for those?
Do I get print and online access to the Bulletin and ceramicSOURCE as part of my membership?
Do I have print and online access to the ceramic journals too?
I want to find out who else in my country is an ACerS member so I can contact them. How can I do this?
Do I need a certain numbers of years of ACerS membership to be eligible for Society awards?
That depends on the award. Some awards require up to five years of continuous ACerS membership; others do not require membership at all. You will need to read the nomination criteria for each award to see if membership is a requirement.
Have more questions? Contact Mark Mecklenborg to get your questions answered.