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ACerS member gives back by paying forward

By Faye Oney / April 24, 2018

Meet ACerS member Bill Headrick. A longtime member of the Society, Headrick was a recent recipient of the Global Ambassador Award. He earned his award by finding travel funds for students to attend ACerS meetings and encouraging them to join.

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Start 2014 strong at ICACC—science and tech, expo, special forums, short course, more!

By Eileen De Guire / December 6, 2013

An action-packed 38th ICACC January 26–31 will have plenary and award speakers, 13 technical symposia, four focus sessions, a Global Young Investigators Forum, 2nd Pacific Rim Engineering Ceramics Summit, Expo, and a short course on mechanical properties.

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PACRIM–GOMD photoblog—receptions, plenaries, award lectures, speed mentoring, and more!

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2013

Sunday evening’s opening reception took place on a lawn with the Pacific Ocean in the background. Credit: ACerS. I am here at the PACRIM–GOMD meeting at the stunning Hotel Del Coronado on Coronado Island just outside of San Diego, Calif., along with almost 1,000 ceramic engineers and scientists from 39 countries. Over the four-and-a-half days…

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Quick peek at two big ceramics meetings this month in Florida—EMA and ICACC

By Eileen De Guire / January 3, 2013

EMA 2012: Beautiful weather beckoned conferees outdoors during the break. Credit: ACerS. 2013 will be a big year for big meetings, and January starts of with two of ACerS’ biggest: the Electronic Materials and Applications meeting and the 37th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Society divisions organize both meetings. First up…

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CTT readers’ top 10 posts of the year

By / December 31, 2012

What did our readers think were our top stories of the year? Rather than do an unscientific poll, we combed through our Google Analytics report and came up with the following. #1—Healing glass fibers now available for pet and animal treatments While the our original story focused on a case study of human patients with…

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NBC News: Glass cookware complaints in the US on the rise; finds Bulletin story sound

By / December 29, 2012

A while back I wrote a blog post about a story featured in the September issue of ACerS’ Bulletin by R.C. Bradt and R.L Martens, “Shattering Glass Cookware.” This story addressed the apparent causes for reported instances of thermal failure of soda lime silicate glass cookware, such as that made by World Kitchen (marketed under the “Pyrex” name)…

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Richard Bradt’s: ‘A fracture mechanics view of the practical strength of glass”

By / February 21, 2012

Organizers of the Glass & Optical Materials Division’s 2011 meeting invited veteran materials engineer Richard C. Bradt to address the topic of glass strength.

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Video of the week: Richard Bradt’s “A fracture mechanics view of the practical strength of glass”

By / June 8, 2011

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/bradt_strength_of_glass.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/bradt_strength_of_glass.jpg}] Organizers of the Glass & Optical Materials Division’s 2011 meeting invited veteran materials engineer Richard C. Bradt to address the topic of glass strength. Bradt, the Alton N. Scott Professor Emeritus, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Alabama, covers a lot of territory in a presentation he entitled, “A fracture mechanics view…

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2011 Ceramic Material Courses Announced

By / December 29, 2010

Check out the course information for Mechanical Properties of Ceramics and Glass and Fundamentals of Glass Science & Technology then sign up.

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Mechanical Properties short course at ICACC’11

By / November 9, 2010

Are you an engineer, scientist, technician or student interested in the mechanical properties of glasses and ceramics, testing procedures and the meaning of testing results? If you answered yes, then you must sign up to attend this 2-day short course, hosted January 27-28 in conjunction with ICACC’11. Mechanical Properties of Ceramics and Glass will cover…

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