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in the nuclear or environmental fields of ceramic and materials engineering. Student participation in NETDsponsored symposia through an oral or poster presentation is encouraged but not required. For more information, contact Allen Apblett at allen.apblett@ okstate.edu. Deadline to apply is Sept. 1, 2013. n Distinguished Life, Senior/ Emeritus member registration for MS&T’13 ACerS is pleased to again offer complimentary MS&T’13 registration to Distinguished Life members and reduced registration to Senior/Emeritus members. These special offers are available only through ACerS and are not found on the online MS&T registration site, so contact Marcia Stout (mstout@ceramics. org) for one of the special forms. n Coming soon: Materials science demonstration and lab kits Demo and lab kits providing an introduction to the basic classes of materials (metals, polymers, ceramics, and composites) through 10 fun and interactive lessons will be available soon. ACerS’s PCSA organized and developed the kits. Visit http://ceramics.org/coming-soonmaterials science-demonstration-andlab kits to learn more. n Join the Order of the Engineer at MS&T’13 The American Ceramic Society’s National Institute of Ceramic Engineers is proud to be a part of the Order of the Engineer, an organization that exists “to foster a spirit of pride and responsibility in the engineering profession, to bridge the gap between training and experience, and to present to the public a visible symbol identifying the engineer.” Full details can be found at www.ceramics.org/wp-content/ uploads/2013/04/oe_invitation_mst13. pdf. The deadline to apply for induction at MS&T’13 is Aug. 31, 2013. Contact Fred Stover (fstover@accesstoledo.com). n ˜ Porous glasses and ceramics are available in frit, spheres, and porous hollow shells. Mo-Sci can provide materials that are compatible in acid, neutral and base environments. ˜ Mo-Sci specializes in final form manufacturing which includes frit, fiber, ribbon, spheres, cast objects, and porous materials. ˜ The innovative staff at Mo-Sci will work with you to design and develop your project. ˜ Mo-Sci is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C certified. www.mo-sci.com • 573.364.2338 In Memoriam Richard Simbeck Gregg Melde Steve Stoddard Robert Gardon William A. Graff M.A. Buchan Lawrence V. Pfaender William T. Brodie Some detailed obituaries can be found on the ACerS website: www.ceramics. org/acers-blog/in-memoriam American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 92, No. 6 | www.ceramics.org 9


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