H.T. Lin

Workshop tips for gaining the competitive edge in publishing

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2017

A workshop aimed at providing guidance to students and young professionals in writing good research papers was conducted at PACRIM12 on 22 May, sponsored by Saint Gobain.

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Wild weather kicks off international ceramics conference in Daytona Beach, Fla.

By Eileen De Guire / January 27, 2017

Wild weather didn’t interfere with ACerS Engineering Ceramics Division’s International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Nearly 1,000 attendees from 51 countries attended the 41st ICACC this week in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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MCARE 2016 wrap-up: Sustainable, safe, efficient energy harvesting and storage solutions a top materials challenge

By Stephanie Liverani / April 22, 2016

Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE) was held April 18–21 in Clearwater, Fla., and drew nearly 200 materials scientists, researchers, and engineers from 30 countries. And everyone seems to agree that sustainable solutions for efficient energy harvesting and storage across all industries is the ultimate goal.

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On-location in JeJu Island, Korea: Highlights from PACRIM 11

By Stephanie Liverani / September 1, 2015

ACerS executive director Charlie Spahr is on location in JeJu Island, Korea and reports highlights from a successful meeting, as political and weather-related challenges abated and allowed the conference to be held as planned.

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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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Building the hydrogen economy—MCARE 2013 conference underway in China

By Eileen De Guire / July 30, 2013

  George Wicks chats with China’s rising energy scientists at the MCARE 2013 opening reception. Credit: ACerS.   This year’s Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy 2013 conference is underway in Dunhuang, China. ACerS past president George Wicks is there and sent back several images from the welcome reception and opening session. Wicks and Jack…

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PACRIM 10–GOMD 2013 celebrates success with twilight beachside banquet

By Eileen De Guire / June 11, 2013

The tenth Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology wrapped up last Friday at midday. The general consensus among attendees that I asked was that the technical program was outstanding. The meeting seemed to have served its mission of advancing the exchange of technical ideas, as well as helping researchers find new collaborators. Thursday…

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Day 5: PACRIM rocks, ACerS rocks!

By Ling Fei / June 11, 2013

Most of the presentations I attended in the past three days were given by researchers from universities and national labs, which often were more about basic science and less about profitability and commercial applications. I thought it would be nice to get some perspectives from industrial researchers. With this in mind, I listened to some…

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Ceramic materials shape a better world—PACRIM, day 2

By Ling Fei / June 5, 2013

Joe Ryan (right) talks about his career at the Pacific Northwest National Lab during Monday’s career roundtable event for students at PACRIM. Credit: Fei; ACerS. (Editor’s note: We ran into some website compatibility issues, which delayed this post by a day. We hope to catch up with Ling’s perceptive observations of the conference today and…

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Hello, PACRIM 10!

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2013

H.T. Lin welcomes Dongliang Jiang (left) from China. Also pictured are Lin’s wife, Mei-Ling, and son, Albert Lin. Credit: Fei; ACerS. After a long day driving from New Mexico, we finally arrived at the fabulous and historic Hotel Del Coronado, the site of the 10th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramics and Glass Technology (PACRIM 10).…

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