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Celebrating ACerS 2017 awards and honors, plus more inside September ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / August 17, 2017

The September 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring ACerS 2017 class of awards, an interagency report on ceramic coatings to improve engine efficiency, and a novel bauxite porcelain microstructure for high-voltage insulation—is now available online.

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In prestigious company: ACerS president Bill Lee gains Freedom of the City of London

By April Gocha / May 28, 2017

ACerS president Bill Lee recently participated in one of the oldest surviving traditional ceremonies still in existence today—and, as a result of this “peculiarly English” ceremony, Lee is now a Freeman of the City of London.

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Building a better world—June/July ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / May 18, 2017

The June/July 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. This special double issue is all about building a better world, from highlighting the activities of the next generation to the future of smartphones and antimicrobial surfaces.

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ACerS UK Chapter attracts 55 members to its inaugural meeting

By Faye Oney / March 24, 2017

It’s an exciting time for ceramics professionals in the U.K., as ACerS recently launched its first international chapter. The inaugural meeting featured eight speakers on a variety of ceramic-related topics and attracted 55 attendees.

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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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Grad student uses ceramics knowledge to improve water filter production in Uganda

By Faye Oney / February 10, 2017

A graduate student from London is using his knowledge of ceramics to help a non-profit in Uganda improve production processes for locally-manufactured ceramic water filters.

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Hot news: Laser melting sets new record for ultra-high temperature ceramic materials

By April Gocha / January 13, 2017

Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered that hafnium carbide and tantalum carbide have some of the highest melting points of any measured materials—making these ultra-high temperature ceramics potentially perfect for use in extreme environments, such as on hypersonic vehicles that soar through space.

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Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? And much more inside January/February ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / December 15, 2016

The January/February 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—and it’s packed full of great content to kick off the new year.

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William Lee appointed president of The American Ceramic Society

By Stephanie Liverani / November 2, 2016

President Mrityunjay Singh led ACerS 118th Annual Membership Meeting last week at MS&T16 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Singh reported on Society achievements during the year and officially passed the ceramic gavel to incoming president, William Lee, who outlined his goals for the coming year.

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ACerS leaders report from ceramics summit in Singapore and Bangkok

By Eileen De Guire / March 14, 2016

A two-day Asia Pacific Ceramic Cooperation Summit gave invited researchers from Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia the opportunity to present updates on their work as well as to network in their broad geographic regions.

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