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The Central Ohio Section of The American Ceramic Society encompasses the Ohio counties of Athens, Belmont, Champaign, Clark, Coshocton, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Gallia, Guernsey, Hocking, Jackson, Knox, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Richland, Ross, Union, Vinton, and Washington.

2018-2019 Officers

Chair:  Beau Billet, Orton Ceramic Foundation

Secretary: Michele Nielson, Owens Corning

Treasurer: Matt Lambert, Allied Mineral Products

Meetings and Events

Central Ohio Section and CTS Tour the GearLab at Ohio State

The Central Ohio Section and Columbus Technical Societies enjoyed an informative tour of the Gear and Power Transmission Research Laboratory (GearLab), a research group at The Ohio State University in Columbus.

The tour took place on Monday, December 2, 2019, at Scott Lab, Room E100, 201 West 19th Avenue, Columbus 43210. The Director of GearLab, Dr. Ahmet Kahraman discussed the lab and current research.   

Central Ohio Section Members Enjoy a Great Evening with the Columbus Crew!

The Central Ohio Section of ACerS, ASM, and other members of Columbus Technical Society gathered on Saturday, August 31, 2019 to enjoy music and promotional attractions inside the entrance to Mapfre Stadium. The Upper 90 Lounge created an open atmosphere for everyone to linger and socialize making connections across the groups.  There was plenty of space to sit down to relax and there were plenty of hot dogs, brats and even chicken wraps to go around.  The view from the lounge was the spot to catch the team warm ups and absorb the atmosphere of the stadium. It was a fair match with the Crew in the lead at halftime.  Those that waited til the 4th minute of stoppage time at the end of the game got to witness the tie breaking goal from Chicago Fire.  Attendees are looking forward to the event again next year!

Central Ohio Section Event in April

You are invited to join the Central Ohio Section of ACerS for a unique presentation on both the artistic and technical aspects of glass.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University, 160 MacQuigg Laboratory, 105 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus 43210.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Presentation

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Free pizza and networking

For more information, contact Beau Billet.