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Fire it up: March ACerS Bulletin—now available online—is all about refractories

By April Gocha / February 19, 2015

The March issue of the ACerS Bulletin—now available online—is heating things up with a theme centered on all things refractories.

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Eileen’s five fave CTT posts in 2012 (and her liberal interpretation of the number five)

By Eileen De Guire / December 31, 2012

Background image: Molten glass. Credit: Michael Germann; Peter and I thought it would be fun to share our five favorite posts from 2012. Finding that choosing only five was nigh impossible, I decided to sort my picks into three categories, which instantly grew my budget to 15 stories! External forces Advances in science and…

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Data drives engineering of ceramics; workshop asks ‘how well?’

By Eileen De Guire / June 8, 2012

Steve Freiman opens a two-day workshop for about 30 participants to discuss the data needs and challenges facing the engineered ceramics and glass community. Credit: ACerS. Data. It is the lifeblood of science and engineering. Researchers and engineers use it to model, design, benchmark, evaluate, monitor and compare. But, how easy is it to find,…

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DOE to hold Critical Materials Energy Innovation Hub workshop

By Eileen De Guire / March 26, 2012

A “criticality matrix” shows how the impact of supply risk for certain critical minerals. This matrix was developed by the National Research Council panel for a 2008 report, “Minerals, Critical Minerals and the U.S. Economy.” Credit: NRC; NAE. The Advanced Manufacturing Office of DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will be holding a…

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Workshop on improved access to ceramics property data in June

By Eileen De Guire / March 22, 2012

A June workshop is being organized to address issues relating to ceramic materials property data. Credit: Steve Freiman (along with Lynnette Madsen and John Rumble) first brought the issue of ceramic property data to the attention of the broader ACerS community last year with their article in The Bulletin, “A perspective on materials databases.” The…

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Rare earth elements is subject of D.C. area radio show featuring ACerS’ Steve Freiman

By Eileen De Guire / March 21, 2012

ACerS past president was a guest on a recent radio broadcast to discuss rare earth elements. Credit: Wikipedia. Steve Freiman, ACerS past president, was a guest on the Kojo Nnamdi radio show on Monday to discuss the science and politics of rare earth elements. Sharing the studio with Freiman was Richard McGregor, Washington bureau chief…

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Sign up for MS&T’11 short courses

By / August 3, 2011

ACerS is hosting three short courses at MS&T’11. Sign up for one of them to enhance your meeting experience.

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A perspective on materials databases

By Steve Freiman and John Rumble / January 13, 2011

It is widely accepted that convenient access to reliable materials property data is vital to the development of innovative components and devices, as well as for modeling and theoretical calculations of properties. We believe the field of ceramics can be used as a prototype for the issues facing the development and maintenance of a materials…

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