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ICACC 2018—Never a dull moment between sessions, networking, and government shutdown

By Eileen De Guire / January 26, 2018

ICACC organizers worked around havoc created by the federal shutdown to deliver a conference with excellent technical content, networking, and an expo.

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Patent opens up new possibilities for porous wall, hollow glass microspheres in medicine

By April Gocha / April 7, 2017

The Applied Research Center LLC and Augusta University—which collaborated to developed the medical potential of porous wall, hollow glass microspheres—have now jointly licensed the patented technology to SpheroFill LLC (Augusta, Ga.), a startup company specially focusing on biomedical applications of the glass microspheres.

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Glass microspheres hollow out a niche for anticounterfeiting strategies—and much more—inside August ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / July 21, 2016

The August issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about hollow glass microspheres for anti-counterfeiting strategies, the annual mineral commodities summary, processing of kaolin clay into low-dielectric-constant ceramics, and choosing the right kiln—is now available online.

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DLMs, Fellows, and a materials who-who: Days 2 and 3 at MS&T14

By Jessica McMathis / October 15, 2014

Our photoblog provides a glimpse of the action at MS&T14, including the annual awards banquet, honoring the achievements of our members in service to society and the Society, as well as some fierce ceramics competition in the exhibit hall.

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Discover the material secrets of art with the September ACerS Bulletin—now online

By April Gocha / August 21, 2014

The September issue of the ACerS Bulletin is online—dig in to all the great content now!

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ACerS announces 2014 Distinguished Life Members, Class of Fellows

By Eileen De Guire / May 22, 2014

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) recently announced its 2014 Distinguished Life Members and Class of Fellows.

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Science and sunshine—First photos from ICACC in Daytona Beach, Fla.

By Eileen De Guire / January 28, 2014

More than 1,000 scientists and engineers dodged the deep freeze gripping much of the United States to attend the 38th edition of the International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites in Daytona Beach, Fla., which opened yesterday. The conference is organized by the Engineering Ceramics Division and includes some committee and planning meetings. Also, the…

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Photoblog report from the Annual Meeting and MS&T’13 in Montreal

By Eileen De Guire / October 29, 2013

A record-breaking attendance of over 3,200 materials scientists, engineers, vendors, and students from around the globe are at MS&T’13 to report on their work, learn about the latest technologies, network, and conduct society business.

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MS&T’13 in photos: Off to a fast start

By Jim Destefani / October 29, 2013

Highlights from the opening events from MS&T’13.

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Still time to submit MCARE abstracts

By Jim Destefani / October 4, 2013

ACerS is gearing up for several conferences early in 2014, including Materials Challenges In Alternative & Renewable Energy (MCARE 2014), and there’s still time to submit abstracts for the event.

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