The Dayton/Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Section of The American Ceramic Society encompasses the following counties:
Ohio Counties: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Pike, Scioto, Shelby, and Warren
Kentucky Counties: Anderson, Bath, Boone, Bourbon, Boyd, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, Clark, Elliott, Fayette, Fleming, Franklin, Gallatin, Grant, Greenup, Harrison, Henry, Jefferson, Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson, Rowan, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, and Woodford
Chair: Emmanuel Boakye
Secretary: Zlatomir Apolstolov
Treasurer: Derek King
Contact any of the above Section officers for more information on the Dayton/Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Section!
Meetings and Events
Rockwood Pottery Tour Scheduled
Join the Dayton/Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Section for an afternoon tour of the Rockwood Pottery Company, 1920 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio. Meet at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, for the tour which will last 45-50 minutes, with an additional 30 minutes for shopping. You will receive a $10 credit for purchases of $25 or more — just in time for holiday gifts! The cost of the tour is covered by the section; space is limited to 40 participants.
University of Dayton hosts Section
The Dayton/Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Section of ACerS held its most recent meeting on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at the Shroyer Park Center at the University of Dayton Research Institute. Craig Przybyla of the Air Force Research Lab was the keynote speaker with the talk “Environmental Barrier Coatings”. The informative talk followed a tour of the Research Institute’s facilities and a social/networking hour.
Inaugural Meeting Well-Attended!
More than 40 ACerS members in the region attended the inaugural meeting of the ACerS Dayton/Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Section which was held on August 23, 2018, at UES in Dayton. Jim Steibel, a consulting engineer at GE Aviation in Cincinnati, gave the keynote presentation about the exciting things GE Aviation is doing with ceramic matrix composites in gas turbine engines.
Following a social hour during which attendees enjoyed light appetizers and beverages provided by our host, UES, a tour of the facility was available to participants. A brief business meeting was held and Section officers were voted upon and approved by the membership. The Section’s Bylaws were also approved.
The purpose of this ACerS Section is to support networking in our local community of ceramics professionals. The Section is open to all ACerS members in the Ohio and Kentucky counties listed above.