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SeCerS Advanced Ceramics and Applications V conference attracts more than 130 scientists

By Faye Oney / August 22, 2017

More than 130 scientists and researchers from around the world attended The Serbian Ceramic Society’s annual conference to listen to leading experts and shared research on nanotechnologies, multifunctional materials, composite materials, and other ceramic-related topics.

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ECerS hosts summer school in conjunction with annual conference

By Faye Oney / April 13, 2017

The European Ceramic Society is hosting Summer School 2017 in Budapest on July 7-8, 2017, in conjunction with its annual conference July 9-13. Students interested in attending can apply for travel support from ACerS before May 5.

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The Business Issue: Polymer-derived ceramics, industry market report, and more inside April ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / March 17, 2017

The April 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring polymer-derived ceramics, quality control checklists, and a comprehensive ceramic and glass industry market report—is now available online.

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Hello 2017! Peek into ACerS 2017 calendar to see what’s in it for you

By Eileen De Guire / January 3, 2017

Acres has a lot of exciting meetings in the works. Keep your eye on Ceramic Tech Today, the website, and the ACerS Bulletin for all the latest details.

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Setting the standard—ASTM Committee C28 Advanced Ceramics enters its 4th decade

By April Gocha / January 2, 2017

With over 50 standards on test methods, practices, guides, terminology, and specification for advanced ceramics under its jurisdiction, Committee C28 is proud to hold its first meetings of the year in conjunction with ACerS in January 2017.

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New issue of Nature Materials features Nitin Padture on advanced ceramics for aerospace propulsion

By April Gocha / August 9, 2016

ACerS member and Fellow Nitin Padture penned one of three commentaries for a new aerospace-centered issue of Nature Materials. Padture’s article, “Advanced structural ceramics in aerospace propulsion,” details the vital role of advanced structural ceramics in ever-advancing vehicle propulsion systems.

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New 3-D printing process creates harder, stronger ceramics that can stand the heat

By Stephanie Liverani / January 12, 2016

The latest breakthrough in 3-D printed ceramics comes from researchers at HRL Laboratories LLC, in Malibu, Calif. The team developed a process that “overcomes the limits of traditional ceramic processing and enables high-temperature, high-strength ceramic components,” according to a HRL news release.

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ASTM Committee C28 Advanced Ceramics celebrates three decades of excellence in standards

By April Gocha / January 5, 2016

2016 marks the thirtieth year of the founding of ASTM Committee C28 on Advanced Ceramics. Committee C28 kicks off its anniversary year with a joint meeting with ACerS on Jan. 24, 2016, as part of the 40th Jubilee celebration of ICACC’16 in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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Communicating ceramics through pottery—and primetime TV

By April Gocha / December 10, 2015

U.K. television show “The Great Pottery Throwdown” goes beyond entertaining at the potter’s wheel—the show also uses scientific experts to link traditional ceramics to the world of advanced ceramics. Included in the show’s cadre of experts is none other than ACerS President-elect Bill Lee.

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Alfred University secures $7.75M investment to build advanced ceramic manufacturing center

By April Gocha / November 17, 2015

The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University recently received a $7.75 million grant that will allow construction of a new Center for Advanced Ceramic Manufacturing and Education.

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