The Taiwan Chapter of The American Ceramic Society serves ACerS members throughout Taiwan 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 and among ACerS members in Taiwan.

The Taiwan Chapter is headquartered in Taipei.

  • Chair:  Wei-Hsing Tuan, National Taiwan University
  • Secretary: Hua-Tay Lin, Guangdong University of Technology
  • Treasurer: Chun-Hway Hsueh, National Taiwan University

If you would like to contact any of the Taiwan officers, visit the ACerS online membership directory for contact details.  You must be a member to access the directory.  Or you may contact Karen McCurdy at for assistance.

Upcoming meetings/events

ACTSEA 2021, November 15-17, 2021, Taipei City, Taiwan

This symposium will bring together academics, researchers, and students who have been actively engaged in the research and development of advanced ceramics and technologies for sustainable energy. For more information, visit this link.

Important dates:

  • August 15, 2021– Abstract submission deadline
  • October 15, 2021– Early bird registration deadline
  • November 5, 2021– Final program
The ACerS Taiwan Chapter will participate in the Taiwan Ceramic Society Annual Meeting on May 21, 2021. For more information, please visit this link.

Inaugural Meeting for ACerS Taiwan Chapter held in December 2019

The ACerS Taiwan Chapter held its inaugural meeting on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at the National Taipei University of Science and Technology Materials Hall.  Dr. Tatsuki Ohji (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan), who was the current president of ACerS, made the keynote presentation at this inaugural meeting.

Click here for an agenda of this meeting.

Taiwan Chapter Co-Organizes International Conference

The 1st International Conference on Asia Pacific Mining and Metallurgy (APMM) took place November 17-20, 2019, at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan.

The 2019 APMM was an international platform for scholars, researchers, and participants to share and discuss interdisciplinary research and findings in the engineering fields of mining and metallurgy.  Topics of the conference included geo-resource exploration, geo-resource exploitation, metallurgical engineering, materials science, circular economy, and sustainable resources.

Invited keynote speakers were Prof. Syd Sl. Peng, Prof. Jien-Wei Yeh, Prof. Takeshi Tsuji, Prof. Shinya Kitamura, and Dr. Jing-Tao Zhu.