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acers spotlight Awards and deadlines Award nominations due May 15 NEW! Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award This new award recognizes individuals who are members of the Pacific Rim Conference (PACRIM) societies for contributions to the field of ceramics and glass technology that have resulted in significant industrial or academic impact, international advocacy, and visibility of the field. Two Geijsbeek awards will be presented at PACRIM 2017. The Geijsbeek Award consists of a certificate and $1,000 honorarium. Glass & Optical Materials Division: Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award This award recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated excellence in research, engineering, study in glass science or technology. The recipient will receive a plaque, a check for $500, and free MS&T registration. Electronics Division: Edward C. Henry Award This award recognizes an outstanding paper reporting original work in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society or the ACerS Bulletin during the previous calendar year on a subject related to electronic ceramics. The author(s) will be presented with a plaque and $500 (split between authors). Electronics Division: Lewis C. Hoffman Scholarship This $2,000 tuition award encourages academic interest and excellence among undergraduate students. The 2016 essay topic is: electronic ceramics for electrical or electromagnetic energy control. How to nominate Additional information and nomination forms can be found at ceramics. org/awards. Contact Marcia Stout at mstout@ceramics.org with questions. The deadline to submit nominations for these awards is May 15. n Nominations open for Mueller, Bridge Building, and Global Young Investigator awards The Engineering Ceramics Division invites nominations for the 2017 James I. Mueller, Bridge Building, and Global Young Investigator awards. All three awards include a $1,000 honorarium, a plaque or glass piece, and a certificate. The deadline for submitting nominations for all three awards is July 1, 2016. The Mueller Award honors the contributions of James I. Mueller to the Engineering Ceramics Division and the field of engineering ceramics. Recipients of this award have long-term service to ECD or work that has resulted in significant industrial, national, or academic impact in the field. Selection can be based on either criteria. Contact Soshu Kirihara at kirihara@jwri.osaka-u.ac.jp for more information. The Bridge Building Award recognizes individuals outside the United States who have made outstanding contributions to engineering ceramics. The main criteria are the individual's contributions to the field of engineering ceramics, including expansion of the knowledge base and commerical use thereof, or contributions to the visibility of the field on an international stage. Award selection can be based on either criteria. Contact Andrew Gyekenyesi at Andrew.L.Gyekenyesi@nasa.gov for more information. The Global Young Investigator Award recognizes an outstanding scientist conducting research in academia, industry, or at a government-funded laboratory. ACerS members 35 years of age or younger are eligible for consideration. Contact Jingyang Wang at jywang@imr. ac.cn for more information. n ACerS Corporate Members: Take advantage of the Ceramic and Glass Industry Career Center To address the growing need for qualified ceramic and glass engineers, researchers, and scientists, the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) created the Ceramic and Glass Career Center—the premier online resource for matching talented, qualified job and internship seekers with the best career opportunities at leading organizations in the ceramic and glass industry. Companies and organizations can take advantage of the site’s user-friendly interface to post comprehensive job and internship descriptions to ensure they are targeting and attracting the right candidates. The easy-to-navigate career search tool helps job and internship seekers find the right opportunities. ACerS Corporate Members can post unlimited internship and job listings for free. Even those who have not yet joined the ACerS Corporate Membership program can post internships online for no charge. This valuable tool is free to all job and internship seekers. To learn more, visit careers.ceramics.org. For more information about CGIF, visit foundation. ceramics.org or contact Marcus Fish, CGIF development director, at 614-794-5863. n Ceramic Tech Today blog www.ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday 10 www.ceramics.org | American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 95, No. 3


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