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JACerS Awards Symposium at MS&T18 features presentations of best ceramic science papers

By Jonathon Foreman / August 7, 2018

JACerS Awards Symposium will take place on October 17, 2018, at MS&T18 in Columbus, Ohio. The symposium features 13 presentations from invited authors of the best papers published in JACerS in the past two years.

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Della Roy Lecture, student poster sessions contribute to successful Cements 2017

By Erica Zimmerman / July 6, 2017

Students, young professionals, and researchers gathered at Georgia Tech to learn, present, and network with others at the 8th Advances in Cements-Based Materials meeting, June 26–28, hosted by ACerS Cements Division. Highlights included the student poster session and Della Roy Lecture.

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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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Solid processes—ACerS members lead workshop on 3-D printing of cement-based materials

By Stephanie Liverani / August 7, 2015

Multiscale 3-D printing using cement-based materials was the focus of a National Science Foundation workshop held at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tenn.) July 16–17.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / May 18, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Welcome to The Cement Grinding Office, a new concept to support engineers and technicians working every day with a ball mill In the cement industry, the ball mill is probably the nemesis of all staffs. Why? Everybody knows that a cement mill is a technological heresy on an energetic point…

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Other materials stories that may also be of interest

By / August 18, 2011

Check ’em out: Why we need a Kelley Blue Book for solar Swarmanoids (like the Mission Impossible crew, only better) Building honors site’s history as an aggregate mine with extensive use of concrete Suppression of the coffee-ring effect by shape-dependent capillary interactions Lightweight solar panels can be worn by soldiers in combat Shrinking an arbitrary…

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Haiti update: Georgia Tech humanitarian logistics and civil engineering/cements experts launch new effort to assess & reduce earthquake risks

By / August 10, 2011

Seismic and plate tectonic setting of the Caribbean region. Credit: Eric Calais, Purdue Univ. Back in early January, I had a story about proposal from a Georgia Tech team of cements experts who had a remarkable pragmatic and inexpensive proposal for rebuilding Haiti: Recycle the concrete that is laying around in huge rubble mounds. (Their…

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Scrivener describes CO2 and SCM challenges for cements research

By / July 29, 2011

Karen Scrivener, right, received the Della Roy Lecture Award from Maria Juenger at the Cements Division meeting in Nashville, Tenn. Credit: P. Wray, ACerS. At the recently concluded Advances in Cement-based Materials meeting organized by ACerS’ Cements Division and ACBM, Karen Scrivener of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) was selected by the organizers to deliver…

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