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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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ICC4: The beginning through a student’s eyes

By Bobby Harl / July 16, 2012

Registration desk at ICC4. Credit: Bobby Harl; ACerS. Hello readers! First, I must say it is a great pleasure to be writing to you from ICC4. I would quickly like to thank the American Ceramic Society for the opportunity they have given me in this student blogger position and look forward to this exciting conference.…

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Video: Shaping the Future of Ceramics—ACerS’ Charlie Spahr on what ICC4 and CLS offer you

By Eileen De Guire / June 27, 2012

[flash mode=1 f={image=}] Why attend the 4th International Congress on Ceramics and 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit? ACerS executive director, Charlie Spahr, talks about the meeting program and special events coming up in July in Chicago. “What’s in it for me?” It is the timeless question asked by anyone thinking about investing in a product,…

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Video of the week: Faber introduces plenary speakers for ICC4

By Eileen De Guire / April 19, 2012

[flash mode=1 f={image=}] We’ve been telling you about the upcoming 4th International Congress on Ceramics in Chicago and the exciting program that has been organized. One gauge of how a meeting is shaping up is to see who else is going, and some of the first to commit are always the keynote and plenary speakers.…

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Donut sweat the little stuff: Nanostructured ceramics and safety, processing, applications

By Eileen De Guire / March 2, 2012

Is there a recommended daily allowance for nanoparticles? If so, powdered donuts are a reliable source. Credit: kilrothi; Wikipedia; Creative Commons license. How do you like your nanopowders? I like mine on a leisurely Sunday morning, with a cup of coffee and the Sunday paper. That’s because some of the delicious whiteness of a powdered…

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