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acers spotlight Singh receives Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award Janet Bailey (left) and Bill Walker (right) present Jay Singh with the 2014 Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award. Credit: ACerS The ACerS Michigan/Northwest Ohio section awarded ACerS Fellow, director, and incoming president-elect Mrityunjay (Jay) Singh with its Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award at its annual award dinner in April, after which Singh provided remarks on “Human space exploration: Risks and challenges.” n ACerS 2014 Society award winners announced The 2014 Society award winners have been determined and the list of awardees and their affiliations is available at www.ceramics.org/awards. Biographies and photos of the 2014 winners will be posted over the next few months and featured in the September 2014 issue of the Bulletin. The awards will be presented October 13 at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet at MS&T14 in Pittsburgh, Pa. n ECD award, secretary nominations due July 1 The Engineering Ceramics Division invites nominations for the James I. Mueller, Bridge Building, and Global Young Investigator awards for 2015. The deadline for submitting nominations for all three awards is July 1, 2014. For details, visit www.ceramics.org/awards. James I. Mueller Award Recognizes individuals for long-term service to ECD and work in the area of engineering ceramics that has resulted in significant industrial, national, or academic impact. Contact: Sujanto Widjaja, widjajas@ corning.com. Bridge Building Award Recognizes individuals outside of the United States who have made outstanding contributions to engineering ceramics. Contact: Mike Halbig, michael.c.halbig@nasa.gov. Global Young Investigator Award Recognizes an outstanding scientist who is conducting research in academia, in industry, or at a government-funded laboratory. Contact: Soshu Kirihara, kirihara@ jwri.osaka-u.ac.jp. The ECD Nominating Committee invites nominations for the incoming division secretary candidate for 2014– 2015. Nominations should be submitted by August 15, 2014, to James W. Zimmerman at zimmermaJW@corning. com, H.T. Lin at linh@ornlgov, or Sanjay Mathur at sanjay.mathur@uni-koeln. de. Visit www.ceramics.org/divisions/ engineering-ceramics-division. n On the calendar Southwest Section 2014 meeting, June 11–13, Omni Colonnade, San Antonio, Texas. For more information. Contact: Fred McMann, fredmcmann@comcast.net. Gordon Research Conference 2014 Conference on Solid State Studies in Ceramics, July 20–25, at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. Topic: “Challenges around transport and reactivity in ceramics.” Submit application by June 22 at www.grc.org. n JACerS recognizes authors Congratulations to the following authors who have each published more than 30 high-impact papers in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society during the past 10 years (2003-2012): William G. Fahrenholtz; Lian Gao; Greg Hilmas; Hyoun-Ee Kim; Jing-Feng Li; Longtu Li; Sahn Nahm; Rishi Raj; Clive A. Randall; Jürgen Rödel; Jingyang Wang; Xiaohui Wang; and Yao Xi. n 2014–2015 ACerS officers named The new slate of ACerS officers has been determined. There were no contested offices and no write-in candidates, automatically making all nominees “elected.” Because of a change to the ACerS constitution in October 2013, there is no need to prepare a ballot or hold an election when only one name is put forward for each office. The new term will begin October 16, 2014, at the conclusion of MS&T. ACerS President-elect To serve a one-year term from October 16, 2014 to October 8, 2015 Mrityunjay (Jay) Singh ACerS Board of Directors To serve three-year terms from October 16, 2014 to October 2017 Michael L. Alexander Geoff Brennecka Hua-Tay (H.T.) Lin Division and Class Officers To serve a one-year term October 16, 2014 to October 8, 2015, unless otherwise noted Art, Archaeology and Conservation Science Chair: Glenn Gates Vice chair: Pamela Vandiver 10 www.ceramics.org | American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 93, No. 5


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