An MS&T update—Changes coming!

By Eileen De Guire / July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017   Greetings to all ACerS, AIST, and TMS members:   We want to share with you that change is coming to the annual technical meeting and exhibition series, MS&T (Materials Science & Technology). You know this industry-leading event as a unique collaboration between The American Ceramic Society; ASM International; the Association for…

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11th CMCEE promises to promote ceramic research for energy and the environment

By Eileen De Guire / July 2, 2014

The International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines Series is an opportunity for scientists, engineers, researchers, and manufacturers to come together to encourage and promote ceramic research for energy and environmental applications.

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Go green at MS&T14—and it’s not too early to dream of MS&T15

By April Gocha / May 21, 2014

Registration will soon open for MS&T14, and symposium proposals for MS&T15 are due by May 31—don’t delay!

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Steel metallurgist and MS&T professor Kent Peaslee dies

By Eileen De Guire / June 3, 2013

Kent Peaslee, 1956–2013 The materials science community is interdependent, so the ceramics community shares the sorrow of the steel industry on hearing of the untimely death of Kent Peaslee, a steel metallurgy professor at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Peaslee died May 17 at the age of 56. Peaslee was 2012-2013 president of…

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Preparing for the rising storm that is FY’13

By Eileen De Guire / August 22, 2012

A US House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, circa 2004. The current Congress is not going to finalize the FY’13 budget by the Oct. 1 start of the fiscal year because of a confluence of campaigning, lame duck session inertia and, most of all, fallout from last year’s Budget Control Act. Credit: Wikimedia. There’s a…

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Active week in ceramics, glass fields: GOMD, CMCEE and Ceramitec

By / May 21, 2012

It isn’t often that we have three major events going on in the same short stretch of time, and ACerS will be represented at all of them. ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division’s Annual Meeting is becoming a premier glass science meeting in the world and it just got underway in St. Louis, Mo. and…

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Entrepreneurship and technology transfer focus of ICC4 and 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track

By Eileen De Guire / February 23, 2012

Rod Lanthorne, Kyocera, Joel Moskowitz, Ceradyne, and David Morse, Corning address “Emerging Business and Technology Opportunities” at the 1st Ceramic Leadership Summit in 2010. Credit: ACerS. Most of the meetings we organize here at ACerS have a strong technical slant, as they should. But, eventually, science and technology need to leave the lab and find…

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