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MS&T18 and ACerS Annual Meeting—Recapping a busy week

By Eileen De Guire / October 19, 2018

MS&T18 closed the week with a record 3,200 attendees, 92 vendors, and thousands of technical presentations. The Annual Meeting, Awards banquet, technical sessions, and student contests rounded out a busy week for ACerS members.

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Sylvia Johnson to provide new perspectives on thermal protection systems at ICACC’16

By April Gocha / December 14, 2015

The upcoming ICACC’16, Jan, 24–29, 2016, also has in store a special celebration to commemorate the meeting’s 40th anniversary. The 40th Jubilee celebration will include special events, a commemorative book, and even a unique symposium featuring top experts in engineered ceramics.

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Buzz at MS&T15 focuses on diversity in materials science and engineering

By April Gocha / October 7, 2015

At presentations and events at MS&T15 in Columbus, Ohio, this week, a similar thread seemed to be running through this year’s conference—diversity.

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Photoblog: ‘Stellar’ plenary session, mug drops among Day 3 highlights at MS&T15

By Stephanie Liverani / October 7, 2015

Day 3 of this year’s Materials Science and Technology conference definitely didn’t disappoint. From a ‘stellar’ plenary session to mug drops and disc golf, check out some of the day’s highlights.

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EMA plenary speakers on the search for lead-free PZT and evolution of systems in buildings. Plus—who’s afraid of a little failure?

By Eileen De Guire / January 28, 2014

EMA plenary speakers discuss progress in the search for lead-free PZT and evolution of systems in buildings. Plus, the popular “failure symposium” wrapped up EMA 2014.

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World Academy of Ceramics elects 13 ACerS members to new class of Academicians

By Eileen De Guire / September 6, 2013

The Italy-based World Academy of Ceramics has selected its 15th class of Professional Members of the Academy in its biennial election, including ACerS immediate past president George Wicks and 12 other ACerS members.

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UIUC team wins ICACC’13 Schott shot glass drop competition

By Eileen De Guire / February 1, 2013

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/2013_shot_glass2.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/2013_shot_glass.jpg}] One of the highlights of the Expo each year during the ICACC conference is the Shot Glass Drop Competition sponsored by the Schott North America. The competition—mainly for fun and bragging rights—involves engineering a container composed only of plastic straws that is designed to protect a glass shot glass as it…

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