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ACerS Engineering Ceramics Division

Our Mission

The purpose of the Engineering Ceramics Division of The American Ceramic Society is to stimulate interest in the development and utilization of technology that falls within the broad category termed engineering ceramics. Members accomplish this by means of meetings for the presentation and discussion of professional papers, publication of professional literature, and promotion of scientific and industrial research.


44th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC20)

Daytona Beach, Fla., USA

January 26-January 31, 2020
Meeting Details

Access articles published in the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology and the Journal of the American Ceramic Society..

Contact our 2018-2019 ECD Officers.

Review the ECD awards descriptions and awardees.

View the Division’s annual reports and rules governing the division.

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) values and seeks 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.

About the Engineering Ceramics Division

Learn how ECD can help your research and career.  Download and share the ECD flyer summarizing the Division’s benefits, mission and focused meetings.

News from the Engineering Ceramics Division

  • The Nominating Committee seeks candidates for incoming Division secretary. For more information contact committee chair Mrityunjay Singh, Ohio Aerospace Institute, NASA Glenn Research Center, Jingyang Wang , Institute of Metals Research, or
    Andy Ericks , University of California, Santa Barbara
  • ECD is pleased to introduce the Global Engagement in Ceramic Science and Technology (GECST) Program to encourage, develop, and promote students and young professionals in the field of ceramic science and technology through their active involvement and participation in the Engineering Ceramics Division of The American Ceramic Society. This program will also develop and foster cooperation among young professionals from different parts of the world.

The ECD-GECST Program supports Global Graduate Researcher Network membership for groups of students at certain locations for up to four years maximum for each student (within program parameters). These memberships will enable graduate students to become members of ECD and ACerS.

Interested individuals should complete the GECST application form for consideration for this program.  Contact Surojit Gupta if you have questions.