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COTC explores offering nation’s only two-year ceramic technology degree

By Eileen De Guire / February 21, 2019

NEWARK, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2019–Central Ohio Technical College, the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation, and The American Ceramic Society signed a memorandum of understanding to agree to work together to launch at COTC the only two-year Ceramic Engineering Technology degree program in the nation.

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St. Louis/RCD symposium celebrated golden anniversary milestone

By Eileen De Guire / March 28, 2014

A recap from the St. Louis Section/Refractory Ceramics Division meeting that took place this week (March 26–27, 2014) highlights top-notch technical presentations on refractory binding systems and two milestone anniversaries.

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What is a ceramic engineer?

By Eileen De Guire / December 10, 2013

What makes someone a ceramic materials engineer or scientist? The Society was founded 115 years ago to meet the professional needs of those who worked on ceramic and glass materials, a mission that is still valid.

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Bioceramics: Opportunities and challenges

By Eileen De Guire / May 17, 2013

  Chemical composition of Biolox delta, a zirconia-toughened alumina with small additions of chromium oxide and strontium aluminate. Credit: Pawar, IJACT Last July’s 4th International Congress on Ceramics was the setting for multiple presentations on the use of advanced ceramics in various industries. Among the application areas covered were biology and medicine. This post is…

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Materials Football Game of the Week: Virginia vs. Georgia Tech

By Eileen De Guire / October 14, 2011

The Game Georgia Institute of Technology at University of Virginia Oct. 15, 3:30 p.m., ET This week we return to Big School match-ups with this Atlantic Coast Conference game. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets bring a 6-0 record and a 12th place national ranking to the contest against the 3-2 University of Virginia Cavaliers. Tech…

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Register for Ceramic Short Courses

By / August 25, 2011

Expand your ceramic materials knowledge with Modern Statistics, Fundamentals of Glass, Sintering or Mechanical Properties. Early-bird savings ends September 16th.

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Refractories group offers outstanding scholarship opportunity

By / December 3, 2010

Looking for some major educational assistance in a field that is begging for engineers? Then you don’t want to miss this offering! The member companies of The Refractories Institute have an excellent academic scholarship program for the 2011-2012 academic year to support qualified students enrolled in degree programs who have exhibited an interest in refractory…

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Video of the week: Ceramics and ceramic engineering at Missouri S&T

By / November 4, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/mizzou_st_ceramics.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/mizzou_st_ceramics.jpg}] Although this video is a little old, the age isn’t obvious (other than a few hints in some of the captions) and it remains a great video regarding ceramics in general and provides an overview of ceramic engineering careers and the programs offered at Missouri University of Science and Technology in…

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Early Registration Extension: Ceramic Summit

By / May 24, 2010

Sign up by June 1st to save $100 on your Ceramic Leadership Summit registration. Save 30% off each registration when 3 or more people from the same organization sign up by June 1st.

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Participants needed for ceramic engineering survey

By / May 21, 2010

Industry folks: Your opinions are sought – Dear Colleague, I have been involved with ABET accreditation of ceramic engineering programs for ten years, and have been asked to present the current status of ceramic engineering from an accreditation perspective at MS&T this October. In preparation for this presentation, I would like to informally poll the…

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