The Germany Chapter of The American Ceramic Society serves ACerS members in or near the cities of Cologne, Bonn, Aachen, Dusseldorf, and Dortmund for the purpose of promoting the arts and sciences connected with ceramics and glass science and engineering.  Events such as workshops, industrial showcases, and seminars are planned to enhance and facilitate the interaction, technical discussions, and potential collaborations between ACerS members in Germany.

The Chapter is headquartered in Cologne, North-Rhine Westphalia.

2018 Germany Chapter Officers:

Chair: Sanjay Mathur

Vice Chair: Thomas Fischer

Secretary: Anna Kathrin Schmidt-Verma

Treasurer: Rene Weissing


Highlight Symposium: Frontiers in Advanced Functional Materials at the MSE 2020, September 22-25, 2020

The ACerS Germany Chapter in cooperation with the German Materials Society organized the international Highlight Symposium, September 22-25, 2020. Experts working on the synthesis, processing and device integration of functional materials collaborated to provide sustainable solutions for applications in energy, environment and health sectors. Functional nanomaterials with intrinsically tailored properties and new paradigms in processing were the focus of the symposium.

The symposium symbolizes the spirit of the ACerS Germany Chapter to promote the engagement of young scientists in community activities and also to enhance inter-society (DGM and ACerS) collaborative efforts.

Symposium: Frontiers on Mahatma Gandhi, August 21, 2020

To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma, a symposium was organized jointly by the American Ceramic Society Germany Chapter and the Materials Research Society International Chapter in collaboration with the SIDDHI initiative of IIT Madras as part of the Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC). The webinar conducted by Shri. Birad Raja Ram Yajnik, Founder and Director of Mahatma Gandhi digital museum, Hyderabad, India. There were approximately 250 participants.