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More than 400 converge on San Antonio for Glass and Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2018

ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division welcomed a record 410 people from 25 countries to the 2018 conference in San Antonio, Texas. Four full days of technical programming, award lectures, the L. David Pye festschrift, student activities, and business meetings made for a high-energy conference.

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IJAGS April issue has new leadership at helm

By Faye Oney / March 29, 2018

Have you checked out the April issue of IJAGS? This issue is the first containing content fully curated by Mario Affatigato, professor of physics at Coe College and new IJAGS editor-in-chief.

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ACerS leaders expand intersociety collaborations at International Congress on Glass

By Eileen De Guire / July 2, 2013

L. David Pye (standing) delivered the keynote address at the opening of the 23rd International Congress on Glass. This picture is from the recent PACRIM–GOMD meeting in San Diego, Calif. Credit: ACerS. After wrapping up their meeting with the European Ceramic Society (see report from last week), ACerS president Richard Brow and executive director Charlie…

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New journal impact factors released—It’s all good news for ACerS journals

By Eileen De Guire / June 25, 2013

Last week Thomson Reuters issued their annual journal impact factor statistics. For those in the scholarly publishing business, these metrics are indicators of a journal’s quality and how it stacks up against comparable journals. In short, the “impact factor,” which is the most commonly cited statistic, measures how often articles published in the previous two…

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“The Magic of Ceramics,” plus new books on glass ceramics, composites and Ceramic Transactions volumes ready for shipping

By Eileen De Guire / October 17, 2012

If you describe yourself as a ceramic engineer or ceramic scientist, you are willing to be different, and you probably have had the experience of explaining to lay folk (like family) how the things you work on are different from the ceramic stuff the average person uses—whitewares, dishes, flower pots, etc. However, as we know,…

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Ceramic world mourns loss of Gian Nicola Babini

By / April 3, 2012

Gian Nicola Babini, 1944-2012. Credit ISTEC CNR. There has been heartfelt sorrow across the international ceramic community upon learning that Gian Nicola Babini, outstanding educator, visionary and strong advocate of international cooperation, passed away March 12, 2012 following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Former ACerS president, L. David Pye, Dean Emeritus of the…

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Pye, Trostel named ACerS Distinguished Life Members; 19 in class of Fellows for 2010

By / August 3, 2010

L. David Pye (left) and Louis Trostel Jr. Our congratulations go out to L. David Pye and Louis Trostel Jr., the 2010 recipients of the ACerS Distinguished Life Member award, the highest honor accorded members of the Society, given in recognition of individual’s eminent contribution to the ceramic and glass profession. Congratulations also go to…

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ACerS launches new glass research journal

By / May 31, 2009

After nearly a year of behind-the-scenes planning, the American Ceramic Society just announced that it is launching a new journal on advanced glass research. This new peer-reviewed quarterly will be called the International Journal of Applied Glass Science. The journal’s debut is timely as new generations of glass and glass-related materials are increasingly being called…

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