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Fusion cast refractories for nuclear waste vitrification, plus much more, in March 2018 ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / February 15, 2018

The March 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about fusion cast refractories for nuclear waste vitrification, the World Materials Research Institutes Forum, micromilling ceramic nanoparticulate materials, new NSF awards, and more—is now available online.

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New facets for the role of defects in ceramics, plus more inside January/February 2018 ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / December 21, 2017

The January/February 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about new facets for defects in ceramics, innovative new concretes, the NSF CAREER Class of 2017, and much more—is now available online.

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Celebrating ACerS 2017 awards and honors, plus more inside September ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / August 17, 2017

The September 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring ACerS 2017 class of awards, an interagency report on ceramic coatings to improve engine efficiency, and a novel bauxite porcelain microstructure for high-voltage insulation—is now available online.

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Future responsibilities and the road ahead for new graduates

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2017

[image above] Open-air networking between sessions at PACRIM12-GOMD. Credit: ACerS By Yin Liu Alfred University As a first-time PacRim attendee and second-time recipient of the NSF travel award, I feel myself immersed in a vastly changing world, even on an “isolated” Pacific island from the main continent. I got my Ph.D. in ceramics in May,…

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Remembering Millie Dresselhaus—A luminary of excellence

By Eileen De Guire / February 24, 2017

MIT professor emerita Millie Dresselhaus died Monday, February 21. She understood her unique situation as a woman scientist and worked to make her extraordinary story one that could become ordinary for young women.

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Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? And much more inside January/February ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / December 15, 2016

The January/February 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—and it’s packed full of great content to kick off the new year.

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From ancient artifact to future security—how study of old glasses informs design of new ones

By April Gocha / April 22, 2016

The May issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring new stories on how ancient artifacts inform design of nuclear storage glasses, mechanical behavior of thin coatings on glass, new enamels for kitchen appliances, and an extended abstract from this year’s Kreidl Award winner—is now available online.

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Ceramics Expo on the outside, additive manufacturing and more on the inside: April ACerS Bulletin now available online

By April Gocha / March 17, 2016

The April issue of the ACerS Bulletin—which is jam-packed full of great content about additive manufacturing of ceramics and electronics, researchers for hire, and computation and modeling of ceramics—is now available online.

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March ACerS Bulletin features exclusive excerpt from Tom Vert’s forthcoming refractories book

By April Gocha / February 18, 2016

March is just around the corner, but the March issue of the ACerS Bulletin will make you wait no longer.

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Buzz at MS&T15 focuses on diversity in materials science and engineering

By April Gocha / October 7, 2015

At presentations and events at MS&T15 in Columbus, Ohio, this week, a similar thread seemed to be running through this year’s conference—diversity.

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