The New Jersey/New York Metro/Philadelphia Section serves ACerS members in the state of New Jersey, the New York City Metro Area and the Philadelphia Metro area.

Section Officers


Chair: Lisa C. Klein, Rutgers University

Treasurer: Ryan Sills, Rutgers University

Secretary: Ashutosh Goel, Rutgers University

If you would like to contact any of the section officers, log in and visit the ACerS online membership directory for contact details. You must be a member to access the directory. Or contact Vicki Evans at

Meetings and Events

The ACerS New Jersey/Metro New York/Philadelphia Section was approved by the ACerS Board of Directors in October 2022.

New Jersey/New York Metro/Philadelphia Section hosted inaugural event, 2023 Malcom G. McLaren Lecture Symposium on March 30, 2023

The New Jersey/New York Metro/Philadelphia Section along with the Rutgers Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and the Ceramics Association of New Jersey hosted the Malcom G. McLaren Lecture Symposium.

This annual event recognizes a distinguished member of the ceramics community. This year the awardee was Dr. Benjamin V. Fasano, recently retired from IBM. Dr. Fasano gave the McLaren Lecture “Advances in Microelectronic Packaging over the Past 40 Years”.

For a complete event summary and more pictures from the event, please visit this link.


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