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Honoring ACerS awards class of 2018, plus more inside September ACerS Bulletin

By Faye Oney / August 16, 2018

The Society announces awards that will be presented at the Awards Banquet of the 120th Annual Meeting in October to recognize significant contributions to the engineered ceramic and glass field by members and corporations.

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ECerS hosts summer school in conjunction with annual conference

By Faye Oney / April 13, 2017

The European Ceramic Society is hosting Summer School 2017 in Budapest on July 7-8, 2017, in conjunction with its annual conference July 9-13. Students interested in attending can apply for travel support from ACerS before May 5.

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Countdown to MS&T16—Get ready to #PinYourACerSPride

By Stephanie Liverani / October 14, 2016

Back by popular demand this year, ACerS will be handing out free collectible buttons at choice lectures and events at MS&T16 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 23–27. Find out how you can get your hands on these coveted baubles.

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Your last dose of MS&T14: Material Advantage Mug Drop and Disc Golf Contests—with video

By Jessica McMathis / October 17, 2014

They came to win, we came to cover the fun. Photos and videos from the 2014 Material Advantage Mug Drop and Ceramic Disc Golf Contests, organized by Keramos.

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MS&T’13 student events combine fun, learning

By Jim Destefani / October 29, 2013

For secondary, undergraduate, and grad students, MS&T’13 offers plenty of opportunities for personal, academic, and professional growth in an environment that promotes fun while adding to their knowledge of materials science.

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Gordon H. Johnson

By Eileen De Guire / January 3, 2013

Gordon H. Johnson was senior research engineer for the Ferro Corp. Johnson received his undergraduate training in ceramic engineering from the University of Illimois and his graduate training for Pennsylvania State University. Johnson joined The American Ceramic Society in 1943 and was named a Fellow of the Society in 1968. He was a member of…

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Scenes (pt. 2) from the ACerS Annual Meeting and MS&T’12

By / October 10, 2012

There were several pre-MS&T’12 events over the weekend before the mega-meeting’s official reception Sunday night, including the start of The American Ceramic Society’s Annual Meeting, a roundtable meeting of the Society’s division leaders, division executive committee meetings, several student-based activities and the Frontiers of Science and Society—Rustum Roy Reception and Lecture. Here are what some…

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Scenes from the 114th ACerS Annual Meeting and MS&T’12 in Pittsburgh

By Eileen De Guire / October 9, 2012

Peter and I are in Pittsburgh, Pa., along with about 3,000 materials scientists, engineers, vendors and students for MS&T’12 and the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society. Here are a few pictures from the first few days. We will have many more for you in the next few days.

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The 2011 Mug Drop Competition in 4 minutes

By / October 20, 2011

[flash mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/Mug%20Drop.jpg}] Here’s a look at what went on at the Material Advantage Mug Drop event organized by Keramos, and I should note there was a good natured controversy about some of the entrants who used geopolymers to make their mugs. Trudy Kriven (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) provides a defense of the geopolymers at the…

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Keramos 2009 Mug Drop Competition at MS&T’09

By / November 11, 2009

The kids are still alright – and having fun breaking things. Congratulations to all of the entrants and winners!

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