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MIT celebrates contributions of ceramics, glass, and W. David Kingery with lab reopening

By Jessica McMathis / April 23, 2015

MIT’s materials science and engineering department celebrates the reopening of the W. David Kingery Ceramics and Glass Laboratory (nee MIT Glass Lab). According to an MIT news release, the renovation not only adds more space but new equipment, increased safety features, and improved ventilation systems.

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ACerS PCSA produces video to recruit the next generation of Society leaders

By Jessica McMathis / March 23, 2015

Attracting, inspiring, and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals starts with getting students engaged. At ACerS, that means getting students involved with the Society on the local, national, and international levels early and often.

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Remembering Joel Moskowitz—Ceradyne founder and ACerS Distinguished Life Member

By Eileen De Guire / March 20, 2015

Joel Moskowitz—the man known for saving the lives of soldiers in combat—lost his battle against cancer on March 15 at age 75.

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Apple’s gold made stronger with ceramics

By Jessica McMathis / March 15, 2015

The gold in Apple’s watch is far from pure: The alloy is actually one-quarter ceramic reinforcement that makes the gold “twice as hard,” more scratch resistant, and less dense.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / March 2, 2015

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world.

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Coming Soon: Webinar & Ceramic Materials Courses

By / July 28, 2009

ACerS is offering numerous educational opportunities to help you stand out in the marketplace. Sign up now for Test Standards & Specifications for the Global Advanced Ceramics Market, August 12, 2009, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT (Webinar) or Ceramic Injection Molding, September 16-17, 2009, San Diego, CA (Ceramic Materials Course).

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Roger Narayan – Tissue Engineering and Laser Processing of Bioceramics

By / July 10, 2009

Roger Narayan is young researcher working in the field of tissue engineering in the Department of Biomedical Engineering jointly operated by the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University.

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Kyocera’s Ceramic Knives Worthy of Sushi Slicing

By / April 9, 2009

Momma, forget the ginsu! This video examines outstanding durability and sharpness of a line of ceramic knives developed by Kyocera.

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2008 Friedberg Lecture: Hunting the Perovskite Range – Harlan Anderson

By / March 14, 2009

Anderson discusses the properties and characteristics of this unique class of ceramics which allow them to be utilized both as electrical insulators as well as electrical conductors.

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Cements & Concrete

By / December 30, 2008

Cements & Concrete

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