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Materials science among the main attractions at Ohio State Fair

By Stephanie Liverani / August 11, 2015

ACerS and Ohio State University’s Materials Science and Engineering department teamed up to participate in the 2015 Technology and Engineering Showcase at the Ohio State Fair, making materials science a main attraction.

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Summer road trip—the June/July issue of ACerS Bulletin is driving the future of clean energy

By April Gocha / May 21, 2015

June 21 may be the official start to summer this year, but we’re going to go ahead and declare an early start—it’s just too fitting that the best summer read yet, the June/July issue of the ACerS Bulletin, is now available online.

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ACerS PCSA produces video to recruit the next generation of Society leaders

By Jessica McMathis / March 23, 2015

Attracting, inspiring, and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals starts with getting students engaged. At ACerS, that means getting students involved with the Society on the local, national, and international levels early and often.

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What is a ceramic engineer?

By Eileen De Guire / December 10, 2013

What makes someone a ceramic materials engineer or scientist? The Society was founded 115 years ago to meet the professional needs of those who worked on ceramic and glass materials, a mission that is still valid.

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ACerS PCSA, Ohio State team up for award-winning fair exhibit

By Jim Destefani / August 1, 2013

Students from Ohio State’s Materials Science and Engineering program and ACerS PCSA demonstrate how well space shuttle tiles (don’t) conduct heat at the Ohio State Fair. The award-winning booth highlighted materials science for young students. Credit: ACerS. Graduate students and recent alums from the Materials Science and Engineering Department at The Ohio State University (Columbus)…

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The Bulletin, June-July issue now online: Students, cements and more

By Eileen De Guire / May 24, 2012

This double-issue highlights student-led Society activities and international issues of sustainability in concrete and cements. Catch the latest news and information in the June-July issue of the Bulletin, now available online. The American Ceramic Society’s membership magazine is available on the website to everyone. The Bulletin has the latest news from the ceramics and glass…

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Students: Don’t Miss the Tour at MS&T’09!

By / September 15, 2009

ACerS PCSA is organizing a student tour at MS&T’09.  Tour a Pittsburgh manufacturer of dilatometers for thermal expansion (CTE) and sintering studies, thermal conductivity meters, thermal diffusivity systems (laser flash) and specific heat capacity measuring instruments to test solids, powders, and liquids.

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Victoria Knox: Learning about ceramic processing, photocatalysis and her experience at Alfred University

By / June 23, 2009

Victoria Knox is a young scientist and doctoral student at Alfred University. She discusses her research in the areas of ceramic processing and photocatalysis, and the applications for materials such as alumina.

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