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The American Ceramic Society’s Navrotsky Award recognizes innovative thermodynamic research

By Faye Oney / October 10, 2018

ACerS newest award, The Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids, established by Alexandra Navrotsky, recognizes innovative contributions to experimental thermodynamics of solids technical literature.

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ICC7 biennial conference provides global opportunity for learning, exchanging latest ceramics, glass research

By Faye Oney / April 17, 2018

The 7th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC7) takes place June 17–21 in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. With four plenary talks and 18 symposia topics, organizers expect nearly 1,500 attendees. Register before end of day April 17 to save up to $140.

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ceramitec 2018 brings together ceramic scientists, researchers, exhibitors from around the world

By Faye Oney / September 5, 2017

ceramitec 2018 is an international meeting place for the ceramics industry. Held April 10–13, 2018, in Munich, Germany, ceramitec brings together researchers, scientists, exhibitors, and students from around the world to discuss the latest trends and challenges in the ceramics industry.

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Thinking small—Ceramic nanofiber sponges offer large-scale insulation, water purification possibilities

By Faye Oney / June 9, 2017

In a collaboration between Brown University and Tsinghua University in China, researchers have created small “sponges” out of ceramic nanofibers that are heat-resistant and highly deformable.

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Video: Corning’s glass and more materials enable latest consumer electronics tech in store at CES 2017

By April Gocha / January 4, 2017

Glass and ceramic materials are enabling technologies that make a ton of today’s tech possible, even though the materials’ role in these products is often overlooked.

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Video: Ceramic materials gain momentum at international additive manufacturing exhibition

By April Gocha / November 30, 2016

At Formnext, a recent international exhibition in Germany all about additive manufacturing, ceramic materials had a strong presence on the show floor. TCT Magazine talked to some of the companies advancing additive manufacturing of ceramics at this year’s exhibition.

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Video: Luminaries of The American Ceramic Society presents past-president Delbert Day

By Stephanie Liverani / September 2, 2016

Delbert Day, ACerS past-president, former Missouri University of Science and Technology professor, and cofounder of Mo-Sci Corporation (Rolla, Mo.), reflects on his long and impactful career and gives advice to those just getting started.

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Video: Solid Vibrations project 3-D-prints sound waves in ceramic pottery

By April Gocha / February 10, 2016

Artist Olivier van Herpt is harnessing the scientific power of audio in a new project experimenting with how sound intersects with a different medium: 3-D printed ceramics.

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Communicating ceramics through pottery—and primetime TV

By April Gocha / December 10, 2015

U.K. television show “The Great Pottery Throwdown” goes beyond entertaining at the potter’s wheel—the show also uses scientific experts to link traditional ceramics to the world of advanced ceramics. Included in the show’s cadre of experts is none other than ACerS President-elect Bill Lee.

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New phase of solid carbon allows researchers to create tougher-than-tough diamonds at room temperature

By Stephanie Liverani / December 9, 2015

Researchers from North Carolina State University discovered a new phase of solid carbon that is harder than diamonds and can be formed at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure.

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