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January/February ACerS Bulletin is now online

By Eileen De Guire / January 7, 2014

January/February ACerS Bulletin is now online

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Photoblog from the ICC4

By / July 22, 2012

  A typical plenary session at Fourth International Congress on Ceramics, which just concluded in Chicago. Credit: ACerS. To wrap up our coverage of the Fourth International Congress on Ceramics, we offer this mini-album of some of the highlights of ICC4 and the Ceramics Leadership Summit (including the opening ceremonies and presentation of the new…

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Making entrepreneurship successful. 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track at ICC4

By Eileen De Guire / June 12, 2012

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/clstrack.flv mode=1 f={image=https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/clstrack.jpg}] Kathy Faber, president of the 4th International Congress on Ceramics, talks about the 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track, which focuses on the unique issues entrepreneurs face. Credit: ACerS. My friend Garry is a successful entrepreneur. “I couldn’t see how it could fail,” he once told me, then paused and added, “Of…

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Entrepreneurship and technology transfer focus of ICC4 and 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track

By Eileen De Guire / February 23, 2012

Rod Lanthorne, Kyocera, Joel Moskowitz, Ceradyne, and David Morse, Corning address “Emerging Business and Technology Opportunities” at the 1st Ceramic Leadership Summit in 2010. Credit: ACerS. Most of the meetings we organize here at ACerS have a strong technical slant, as they should. But, eventually, science and technology need to leave the lab and find…

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Engineered proppants for hydrofracturing

By Eileen De Guire / December 15, 2011

Microstructure of glass ceramic proppant heat treated for optimal combination of strength, hardness, and fracture toughness. Credit: D. Hartwich, Penn State. While alternative and renewable energy technologies have been the center of attention as the country works to research and innovate its way to energy independence, the oil and gas industry has been busy, too.…

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