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The membership magazine of The American Ceramic Society

Israel—Middle East Mavericks

In this issue we profile the contributions and impact of Israeli companies, national labs, and universities on the global ceramic and glass field.

Also, learn more about Alexandra Navrotsky, the woman behind ACerS new award, The Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids. She describes her passion for thermodynamics of solid-state materials and her desire to inspire others to enter this compelling field.

Finally, check out the events connected with the ACerS 120th Annual Meeting and MS&T18 in Columbus, October 14–18!

Table of Contents

Feature Articles

 

Israel—Middle East Mavericks


Alex Talavera and Randy B. Hecht
In Israel, a small-scale country with big ambitions finds ways to make its mark on ceramic innovation.
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New Navrotsky Award recognizes innovation in solid-state thermodynamic research


Eileen De Guire
University of California, Davis, professor Alexandra Navrotsky established the Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids to inspire others to work in the area of solid-state thermodynamics. She shares her thoughts on her career and the field she loves.
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Meetings

 

Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE 2018) highlights

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MS&T18 and ACerS 120th Annual Meeting

34

Electronic Materials and Applications 2019 (EMA 2019)

38

43rd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites

40

Ceramic Business and Leadership Summit

42

Departments

 

News & Trends

3

ACerS Spotlight

6

Research Briefs

19

Ceramics in the Environment

23

Columns

 

Deciphering the Discipline


Wirat Lerdprom

Current challenges for whitewares industry
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Resources

 

New Products

43

Calendar

44

Classified Advertising

45

Display Ad Index

47

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