ACerS Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division

Our Mission

The Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division of ACerS explores applications of ceramics in nuclear energy production and medicine. Current uses of ceramics in this field include fuel and absorber materials for fission reactors as isotopic heat sources, and matrices for safe immobilization of nuclear and hazardous waste materials.

12th International Conference on Ceramic Processing Science (ICCPS-12) is hosted August 4-7, 2013 in Portland, Oregon

Materials Science & Technology

Portland, Or, USA

September 29 - October 3, 2019
Meeting Details

A curated list of articles of interest to those who work with the nuclear and environmental industries

Contact our 2019-2020 NETD Officers.

Recognizing excellence in ceramic and glass science.

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 Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division

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

NETD Student Stipend

The Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division of The American Ceramic Society awards two stipends in the amount of $500 each to help fund students in attending MS&T combined with the ACerS Annual Meeting. These stipends are targeted at deserving students with current or future interests in the nuclear and/or environmental fields of ceramic and materials engineering. Student participation in NETD sponsored symposia through an oral or poster presentation is encouraged but not required. The nomination form should be completed by any student and recognized by a faculty member familiar with the student’s academic performance.