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The ACerS International Southwest India Chapter serves ACerS members throughout Southwest India 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 ACerS members in Southwest India. These events will focus on the development of early career researchers to present their work to our members, provide publicity for job opportunities, and the establishment of networking collaborations. The Southwest India Chapter is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

2023–24 Southwest India Chapter officers

Chair: Madhusoodana C. D., Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

Secretary: Ravi Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Treasurer: S. Chandrashekar, Saptha Group

If you would like to contact any of the Southwest India Chapter officers, visit the ACerS online membership directory for contact details. You must be a member to access the directory. You can email the Chapter leadership team at Or, you may contact Vicki Evans at

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News from the ACerS International Southwest India Chapter

ACerS International Southwest India Chapter welcomes Professor Mashahiro Yoshimura for a special technical talk

February 9, 2024

On December 11, 2023, the ACerS International Southwest India Chapter held a special technical talk for students, researchers, and professionals in Ceramics, Materials, Nanotechnology, and Energy. The keynote lecture was…

Inauguration of the Southwest India Chapter of the American Ceramic Society and to R2B Meet on Ceramics at Bangalore, India on September 22, 2023

October 9, 2023

President of the American Ceramic Society, Professor Sanjay Mathur, and President of the Indian Ceramic Society, Mr. Sudipta Saha, officially inaugurated the Southwest India Chapter on September 22, 2023. Mr.…

Southwest India Chapter R2B Meeting Agenda

September 9, 2023

Southwest India Chapter to hold Inaugural Event

September 1, 2023

As you are already aware, a new Southwest India Chapter of ACerS has been formed for better networking of professionals in these regions. We are planning inauguration of this new chapter on September 22,…