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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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GE boosts ceramic matrix composite capacity with $200M investment in silicon carbide manufacturing factories

By April Gocha / November 11, 2015

Aviation giant GE recently announced that it’s investing more than $200 million to build a pair of new factories focused solely on silicon carbide manufacturing for ceramic matrix composites.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 31, 2015

Blasch introduces abrasion-resistant products, Precision Castparts expands into ceramic composites, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 31, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / November 9, 2012

Of possible interest … US Commerce Department announces partnership with Cornell NYC Tech to help American entrepreneurs innovate, grow, and create jobs Acting US Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank was joined by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office David Kappos and Cornell University President David J.…

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[Hotel Cut-off] Electronic Materials and Applications 2013

By Eileen De Guire / October 30, 2012
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[Early Registration] Electronic Materials and Applications 2013 (EMA 2013)

By Eileen De Guire / October 30, 2012
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Three new ACerS books on glass-ceramics, ceramic composites and fracture

By Eileen De Guire / September 12, 2012

Bookshelf at ACerS main office. What’s on your bookshelf? Credit: ACerS. I was a student for enough years that this time of year brings on an imprinted urge to own some new books, hear the crack of the glue in a newly opened spine, smell the pages and ink and own the promise of new…

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[Abstracts Due] Electronic Materials and Applications 2013 (EMA 2013)

By Eileen De Guire / August 9, 2012
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Photoblogging from ICACC in Daytona Beach, Fla.

By Eileen De Guire / January 24, 2012

Some of the German delegation of participants in the first Global Young Investigators Forum at ICACC. Thomas Fisher (third from left) was the principle organizer of the forum. The 36th convening of the International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites is in its second day in Daytona Beach, Fla. This year’s meeting attracted…

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October book releases from ACerS-Wiley

By Eileen De Guire / August 30, 2011

Check out three great, new authored books being released in October. ACerS members receive a 20% discount by simply entering “ceram” in the promotion code box at check-out. Advanced Structural Ceramics Bikramjit Basu and Kantesh Balani 512 pages US $149.95 Advanced Structural Ceramics covers the area of advanced ceramic composites broadly, with introductory chapters to…

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