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.

48th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC24)

daytona beach, fl, Usa
January 28- FeBRUARY 2, 2024

Meeting Details

Articles published in The American Ceramic Society journals chosen by the editors for the ECD.

Contact our 2023-2024 ECD Officers.

Review the ECD awards descriptions and awardees.

2023 Call for Nominations

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: Palani Balaya, National University of Singapore; Jingyang Wang, Institute of Metal Research, China; Meelad Ranaiefar, NASA Glenn Research Center, USA. Nomination forms should be submitted to the nominating committee chair.
  • 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.                                                      Interested individuals should complete the GECST application form for consideration for this program. Contact ECD Secretary, Federico Smeacetto, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, if you have questions.

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.