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News 2023

Dec 19, 2023
YCN Newsletter 19 - NOT a Farewell by Andraž Kocjan

From 2016 to 2023. 8 years. So many things have happened. Turning 40 years old in the first major lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis in spring 2020, for instance.

Dec 18, 2023
YCN Newsletter 19 - Near-universal slicing for continuous-extrusion Direct Ink Writing through Differential Growth algorithms by Marco D’Agostini

Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes have unlocked groundbreaking potential for the production of ceramic components.

Dec 18, 2023
YCN Newsletter 19 - Letter by Danica Piper

The YCN committee recently welcomed a new member, MSc Danica Piper.

Dec 18, 2023
YCN Newsletter 19 - Report on the 15th ECerS Conference for Young Scientists in Ceramics by Jelena Vukmirovic

The 15th ECerS Conference for Young Scientists in Ceramics was held on October 11-14, 2023 in Novi Sad, Serbia. This year, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Conference, which began as a national event in 1998 and now brings together scientists from all over the world.

Dec 18, 2023
YCN Newsletter 19 - Letter by Erkka Frankberg

Dear Young Ceramists Network,

I want to wish you the very best end-of-the-year, to be spent with family, friends, and, of course, your YCN colleagues.

Dec 12, 2023
Report on the December 2023 BIOCAM Workshop and Master Class

BioCeramic additive manufacturing is a revolution in the personalized treatment of various pathologies, particularly in the regeneration of various anatomical parts of the human body such as dental, maxilofacial, skeletal or cranioplastic.

Dec 1, 2023
Next Deadline to apply to the JECS Trust is 28th February 2024!

Please note that the decisions of the JECS Trust board will not be known before end of April 2024. Activities submitted for the deadline of 28th February 2024 for support from the JECS Trust should then not begin before May 2024.

Oct 6, 2023
YCN Newsletter 18 - New YCN Representative call

You can now apply to the YCN Representative position here! Deadline for applications is October 31st 2023.

Oct 5, 2023
YCN Newsletter 18 - Research in Spot "Selective peptides to build semiconductor heterostructures in a sustainable way" by Ana Castellanos-Aliaga

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was, and remains to date, an ambitious plan of action to achieve a sustainable future that Heads of State committed to achieve over 15 years (2015-2030).

Oct 5, 2023
YCN Newsletter 18 - Research in Spot "Reactive magnesia-based composites: the pursuit of green construction" by Anna-Marie Lauermannova

The processes involved in Portland cement (PC) production account for around 7% of global CO2 emissions.

Oct 4, 2023
YCN Newsletter 18 - Research in Spot "Towards faster debinding with the help of supercritical fluids" by Nonna Nurmi

Thermal debinding is the processing bottleneck of ceramic stereolithography based printing technologies.

Oct 4, 2023
YCN Newsletter 18 - Research in Spot "Understanding the Cold Sintering Process of Ceramics" by Abdullah Jabr

Sintering is a key step in ceramic processing, which transforms a shaped powder compact into a structurally sound and dense part.

Oct 4, 2023
YCN Newsletter 18 - Research in Spot "Exploring alternative sintering techniques for a more sustainable production of lead-free electroceramics" by Camila Ribeiro

My name is Camila Ribeiro, and I'm a PhD candidate in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Aveiro in Portugal.

Oct 4, 2023
YCN Newsletter 18 - Research in Spot "A bridge between material science and drug delivery" by Ilijana Kovrlija

Approximately half of the global population over 60 is said to experience musculoskeletal diseases, significantly influencing their quality of life.

Oct 4, 2023
YCN Newsletter 18 - Report on the 2023 Lyon ECerS Career Fair by Sylvain Meille

On Monday July 3, 2023, the first ECerS Career Fair was held in Lyon as part of the XVIIIth ECerS Conference and Exhibition.

Sep 27, 2023
2024 ECerS International Ceramist Student Exchange Program - 1st call!

In the frame of the 2024 ECerS International Student exchange program, ECerS is opening a first call to allow grants to European Students to attend the 2024 IGNITE MSE and 48th ICACC conference that will be organised by the American Ceramic Society  from 28th January to 2nd February 2024 in Daytona Beach, USA.

Sep 19, 2023
Report on yCAM 2023

The 2023 edition of the young Ceramists Additive Manufacturing Forum (yCAM) was organized by ECerS at Montanuniversität in Leoben, Austria, from 30th August till 1st September 2023.

Aug 30, 2023
17th YCN Webinar - 14th September 2023

Don't miss the 17th YCN Webinar !!

Aug 30, 2023
Obituary Professor Paul Goursat

It is with great sadness that we inform you that our dear friend and colleague Professor Paul Goursat died peacefully.

Aug 28, 2023
Report on the 2023 ECerS Summer School on Advanced Characterization Techniques

The 2023 ECerS Summer School “Advanced Characterization Techniques” took place from 29th to 30th June at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA Lyon) in Lyon, France prior to the XVIII ECerS Conference.

Aug 7, 2023
Obituary Professor K. Byrappa

Prof. K. Byrappa (Byron), the former Vice-Chancellor of the Mangalore University and a well-known ceramicist, passed away after he suffered a stroke at the Bangalore airport in India. He was an Academician of the World Academy of Science and an active volunteer of the global ceramic community.

Jul 21, 2023
Report on Lyon 2023 ECerS Conference and Exhibition

The 2023 XVIIIth Conference and Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society – ECerS – ended already 2 weeks ago and we would like to express our most grateful thanks to all the people that contributed to organise or participated to the huge success of this event!

Jul 13, 2023
2023 ECerS Awardees and Fellows

The Award Ceremony of the XVIIIth ECerS Conference took place on Wednesday 5th July 2023 in Lyon, France. 

Jul 12, 2023
New ECerS officers for the 2023-2025 period

During the Council meeting that was held in Lyon, France, on 2nd July 2023, the ECerS officers were renewed or changed.

May 31, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - Research in Industry - Entrepreneurship in Materials Science by Daniela Gehrisch

Founder of MAF, a material analysis laboratory, is Daniela Gehrisch. She was born in Freiberg and grew up the Ore Mountains in Germany. Having been enthusiastic about maths and physics at school, she decided to look for a place to study in the silver city Freiberg. That's how she found the course in materials science and technology and graduated with a diploma.

May 31, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - Research in Spot - Bioceramic bone cements modified with bioglass by Kinga Kowalska

Research in Spot – 3rd YCN Workshop edition - Best online poster presentation

"Bioceramic bone cements modified with bioglass" by Kinga Kowalska

May 31, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - Research in Spot - COx-free Hydrogen Production in Additively Manufactured Electrified Reactor through Catalytic Decomposition of Ammonia by Milan Vukšić

Research in Spot – 3rd YCN Workshop edition - 3rd place of the Best poster presentation

"COx-free Hydrogen Production in Additively Manufactured Electrified Reactor through Catalytic Decomposition of Ammonia" by Milan Vukšić

May 31, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - Research in Spot - Ultrafast high-temperature sintering for functional ceramics processing by João L. Miranda

Research in Spot – 3rd YCN Workshop edition - 2nd place of the Best poster presentation

"Ultrafast high-temperature sintering for functional ceramics processing" by João L. Miranda

May 31, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - Research in Spot - MXenes as coatings on implant surfaces for improving of biological responses by Nima Amousa

Research in Spot – 3rd YCN Workshop edition - 1st place of the Best poster presentation

"MXenes as coatings on implant surfaces for improving of biological responses" by Nima Amousa

May 31, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - Research in Spot - Enhancing Glass Surface Functionality for Water Purification and Bactericidal Applications with Thin-Layered Transparent Oxides by Jaime González Cuadra

Research in Spot – 3rd YCN Workshop edition - 3rd place of the Best oral presentation

"Enhancing Glass Surface Functionality for Water Purification and Bactericidal Applications with Thin-Layered Transparent Oxides" by Jaime González Cuadra

May 31, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - Research in Spot - Processing of new super-hard and ultra-hard ceramics for personnel protection and industrial applications requiring stringent working conditions by Cristina Ojalvo Guiberteau

Research in Spot – 3rd YCN Workshop edition - 2nd place of the Best oral presentation 

"Processing of new super-hard and ultra-hard ceramics for personnel protection and industrial applications requiring stringent working conditions" by Cristina Ojalvo Guiberteau

May 31, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - Research in Spot - Physics-based modeling of glass structural fluctuations by Katelyn A. Kirchner

Research in Spot – 3rd YCN Workshop edition - 1st place of the Best oral presentation 

"Physics-based modeling of glass structural fluctuations" by Katelyn A. Kirchner

May 30, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - 3rd YCN Workshop - Feedback from Martina Kocijan, grant receiver for 3rd YCN Workshop

In April 2023, thanks to JECS Trust, I had the pleasure to attend the 3rd YCN Workshop organised in Aveiro, Portugal.

May 30, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - 3rd YCN Workshop - Letter from Inês Vilarinho, Organiser of the 3rd YCN Workshop

The 3rd YCN workshop (hybrid event) took place from April 19th to 21st, 2023 at the University of Aveiro in Portugal.

May 30, 2023
YCN Newsletter 17 - See you soon at Young Scientists Career Fair in Lyon!

Monday 3rd July - Lyon Convention Centre

Apr 11, 2023
Obituary Professor Mike Pomeroy

It is with great sadness that we inform you that our dear friend and colleague Professor Mike Pomeroy died peacefully on March 13th.   

Mar 23, 2023
Open Ceramics - don't miss the ongoing Special Issues!

Reduced Article Publishing Charges for ECerS members and no charges for publishing in the current Special Issues!

Mar 14, 2023
Award on Best Contributions to the Wiki on Ceramic Processing!

The JECS trust is funding an award for the best contribution to the Wiki on Ceramics Processing. 

Feb 28, 2023
02/2023 - Report on AIMed Winter School “Emerging antimicrobial biomaterials for orthopaedic applications”

The 2023 AIMed ECerS Winter School “Emerging antimicrobial biomaterials for orthopaedic applications” took place from 22nd to 23rd February 2023 at the Hotel Academia of Zagreb in Croatia.

Feb 27, 2023
YCN Newsletter 16 : YCN-Research in Spot – Micro-harvesters of heat for the Internet of Things by Carlos Nunez Lobato

In the coming years we will witness an ever-growing network of interconnected sensors embedded in our everyday objects and devices.

Feb 27, 2023
YCN Newsletter 16 : Development of an energy storage device by Camille Zoude

For several years, the European Union has been strongly encouraging the integration of renewable energies into the energy mix.

Feb 27, 2023
YCN Newsletter 16 : Feedback from Winter Workshop 2023 by Szymon Skibinski

The JECS Trust offers annual financial support to young researchers, PhD and Masters students, enabling them to attend the highly-regarded Winter Workshop organized by the American Ceramic Society at Daytona Beach. We are thrilled to announce that Szymon was selected as one of the grant recipients for the Winter Workshop in 2023. As a member of our young ceramists community, Szymon is sharing his invaluable experience with us all.

Feb 27, 2023
YCN Newsletter 16 : EcerS Summer School 2023 in Lyon

The ECerS Summer School on Advanced Characterization Techniques will be organized at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA Lyon) in Lyon the week before the next ECerS conference, from Thursday 29 to Friday 30 June.

Feb 27, 2023
YCN Newsletter 16 : ECerS Career Fair in Lyon

We are pleased to announce that the YCN and the organizers of the XVIIIth Conference of the European Ceramic Society in Lyon will be hosting a Career Fair with the support of Saint-Gobain!

Feb 27, 2023
YCN Newsletter 16 : YCN Membership Milestone

We are thrilled to share with you that our Young Ceramists Network (YCN) community is expanding at an incredible rate. We are delighted to announce that our LinkedIn group now has over 1500 members, and we are constantly growing! 

Feb 27, 2023
YCN Newsletter 16 : YCN Representative Meeting

We are delighted to announce that the Young Ceramists Network (YCN) will be holding its first quarterly meeting of 2023 on the 8th of March.

Feb 27, 2023
YCN Newsletter 16 : yCAM 2023 in Leoben, Austria

The young Ceramists Additive Manufacturing Forum (yCAM) is a networking event for young researchers interested in Additive Manufacturing (AM) of ceramics.

Feb 27, 2023
YCN Newsletter 16 : Workshop in Aveiro, Portugal

Exciting news for everyone! After a challenging period of virtual interactions, we are thrilled to announce that the Young Chemists Network (YCN) is bringing back the thrill of in-person workshops!

Feb 20, 2023
Young Ceramics Additive Manufacturing - New Committee

In 2017 we started the young Ceramics Additive Manufacturing Forum with our first conference at Technical University Berlin.

Feb 2, 2023
XVIII ECerS Conference : Abstract submission deadline extended to 20 February!

It is our great pleasure to inform you that the call for Abstract, ending initially on 31st January, for the next ECerS conference in Lyon 2-6 July 2023 has already been a great success with about 1000 abstracts submitted!

Jan 31, 2023
2023 European Ceramic Society membership

Being member of the ECerS allows you advantages such as reduced prices to the events organised by ECerS. 

Jan 1, 2023
How to get JECS Trust funding for your ceramics research in Europe

Check the recording of the last YCN Webinar to know how to apply to get JECS Trust funding for your ceramics research in Europe, presented by Jon Binner, Chair of the JECS Trust.

Last news

Feb 28, 2024
YCN Newsletter 20 - Letter by Muthusundar Kumar, new YCN representative

My Clay Path: A Journey as a YCN Representative for India

Feb 28, 2024
YCN Newsletter 20 - Research in Spot by Joanna Tanska

Colloidal processing as a tool to obtain ceramic-metal nanocomposites

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