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USA Science & Engineering Festival a stunning success—and ACerS was there!

By Jessica McMathis / April 30, 2014

ACerS participated in the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival let week that attracted 325,000 attendees.

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ACerS staff goes to school for Westerville Science Night

By Eileen De Guire / February 25, 2014

ACerS staffer Greg Geiger explains how ceramics are used for bone repair to some visitors to Westerville Science Night last Thursday. Credit: ACerS. Megan Bricker, Tricia Freshour, and Greg Geiger from the ACerS staff introduced elementary students from our headquarter’s town to ceramics. Megan brought back this report.  Cherrington Elementary School (Westerville, Ohio) hosted a…

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India travelogue—Warm welcome greets ACerS staffer, but monkeys offer scolding

By Megan Bricker / January 18, 2013

L.K. Sharma (Joint Secretary of InCerS and Scientist-in-Charge of India’s Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute), second from left, greeted the ACerS delegation visiting India, which includes Jay Singh (left), Donna Wicks, Megan Bricker, and George Wicks. The members of the Indian group in the center and far right are unidentified. Credit: Bricker; ACerS. [Editors…

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India creates online glass, ceramics core lecture series on YouTube

By / January 10, 2013

“Massive open online courses” initiatives will not be confined to the West. India, via YouTube, has just launched a fairly impressive array of free, organized, undergraduate-level lectures that appear to be aimed, in large part, at providing broad public access to fundamental materials science and engineering topics, including a separate series of 50-60 minute lectures that focused on…

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ICC4 Day 2

By Lee Leonard / July 17, 2012

A large crowd listened to three presentations on Monday morning’s ICC4 Plenary Session I. Credit: Russell Lee Leonard, ACerS. Monday was the second day of the 4th International Congress on Ceramics in Chicago. The day began with plenary sessions that were followed by a luncheon sponsored by the Boeing Company. The afternoon featured invited lectures…

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Chicago is a great destination for a conference—and bring the family, too

By Eileen De Guire / May 16, 2012

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/faberChicago3.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/faberChicago3.jpg}] Don’t let the conference distract you from exploring Chicago! In this video, Kathy Faber, ICC4 president, shows us a small sampling of the attractions the city of Chicago offers for the conference after-hours. Credit: ACerS. My colleague and pal, Megan Bricker, who is ACerS director of marketing and membership, looked up…

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Photoblogging from ICACC in Daytona Beach, Fla.

By Eileen De Guire / January 24, 2012

Some of the German delegation of participants in the first Global Young Investigators Forum at ICACC. Thomas Fisher (third from left) was the principle organizer of the forum. The 36th convening of the International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites is in its second day in Daytona Beach, Fla. This year’s meeting attracted…

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Young Professionals Networking in Orlando

By / February 11, 2010

During the Electronic Materials Application (EMA) meeting in Orlando, members of the Young Professionals Network met and discussed four main focus areas for ACerS Young Professionals Network in 2010: Recruitment: Identifying and attracting young professionals to become ACerS members and getting current members involved with the YPN Networking: Helping YPN members connect with others in…

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