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On-location in JeJu Island, Korea: Highlights from PACRIM 11

By Stephanie Liverani / September 1, 2015

ACerS executive director Charlie Spahr is on location in JeJu Island, Korea and reports highlights from a successful meeting, as political and weather-related challenges abated and allowed the conference to be held as planned.

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ACerS leaps into 2015 with new programs and products

By Eileen De Guire / December 31, 2014

Last week April, Jessica, and I each wrote about our perspectives on “ACerS 2014.” Today I’ll tell you what we’re working on at ACerS for 2015.

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Blinded me with science: A look back at 2014

By Jessica McMathis / December 29, 2014

Because it’s that time of year, and because it’s worth remembering—associate editor Jessica shares her top five posts, people, and moments from 2014.

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People, plenaries, and prizes: Days 1 and 2 at MS&T14

By Eileen De Guire / October 14, 2014

Whether you’re amidst the action or looking to see what you’re missing, check out the latest from MS&T14 in Pittsburgh, Pa. with these snapshots of all the action.

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EMA 2014 to highlight materials commercialization, computational design, more

By Jim Destefani / November 15, 2013

Kicking off ACerS’s 2014 meetings schedule is Electronic Materials and Applications 2014, which features new programming covering commercialization of electroceramics, computational design of electronic materials, and a tutorial recognizing the importance of interfaces in electroceramic materials.

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McLuhan and archaic poster sessions

By / July 22, 2010

[Two notes: The comments below are my opinions. Sometimes convention need to be re-examined, especially as new technology and other conventions around us change. Second, I have replaced the original photo, above, with one that is more generic. At least one reader  recognized the venue in the original and felt it implied a particular criticism…

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Poster sessions: Beloved dinosaurs?

By / July 19, 2010

I once heard the old horrible saying about spouses – “you can’t live with ’em and you can’t live without ’em” – used to describe the venerable poster sessions at science conferences. But, here is a question I have been thinking a lot about lately, and I wonder if any of you have any thoughts:…

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