Author Archives: Belinda Raines

  • CGIF Provides Grants to Advance Glass and Ceramic Science

    Posted on May 3, 2018 by in CGIF News

      The Board of Trustees of the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation recently announced the recipients of charitable grants to preform outreach to advance the study, understanding and use of ceramic and glass materials. Tampere University of Technology: Awarded $4,225 to organize a 2-day workshop on glass science; lectures to be included are Introduction to Glass Science, Lecture […]

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    CGIF 2017 Annual Report Now Available

    Posted on April 26, 2018 by in CGIF News

      The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation continued its mission of attracting, inspiring, and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals and is proud to highlight some of its success stories the CGIF’s 2017 Annual Report. The report was distributed in April and is available to view online by clicking here.   Throughout […]

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  • Student Travel Assistance for Summer School in Belgium

    Posted on April 12, 2018 by in CGIF News

      In conjunction with its 16th Electroceramics Conference and Exhibition, The European Ceramic Society (ECerS) is hosting its summer school, “Process and Properties of Electroceramics for Energy Applications”, July 6 and 7, 2018, in Hasselt, Belgium. The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) is offering up to $1,000 in travel support to selected undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. students […]

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    CGIF and Member Volunteers Promote Materials Science Education in Atlanta

    Posted on March 27, 2018 by in CGIF News

      ACerS members David Ahearn, Josh Pelletier, Norm Phelps, and Dave Tucker recently volunteered their time and expertise at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.  They assisted CGIF staff by explaining scientific concepts and demonstrating lab activities from the CGIF’s Materials Science Classroom Kit at the conference, which took place March 15 – […]

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  • CGIF and Keramos Partner for Student Outreach

    Posted on February 16, 2018 by in CGIF News

      The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) located in Columbus, Ohio, and Keramos, a national ceramic engineering fraternity, are pleased to announce they have partnered to promote interest in ceramic and glass engineering, technology, and science.  By working together, both organizations plan to increase projects and activities to introduce young people to ceramic and […]

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    Spring 2018 Grant Proposals due March 9

    Posted on February 5, 2018 by in CGIF News

    The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) was created to attract, inspire, and train the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals. The CGIF’s mission is to help the industry attract and train the highest quality talent available to work with engineered systems and products that utilize ceramic and glass materials. The CGIF seeks to […]

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    Winter Workshop 2018 Exceeds Expectations

    Posted on January 29, 2018 by in CGIF News

      The 2018 ACerS Winter Workshop took place Friday, January 19 through Tuesday, January 23, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort in Daytona Beach, Florida. The workshop provides a combination of technical and professional development sessions, outstanding networking opportunities, and includes a tour of the Kennedy Space Center. The annual event is designed for […]

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    CGIF and GMIC Receive $15,000 Grant

    Posted on November 10, 2017 by in CGIF News

        The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) and The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) are pleased to announce receipt of a $15,000 grant from Air Products of Allentown, Pennsylvania, to foster innovation by the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals. The Air Products Foundation presented a check to both organizations at the […]

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    MSE Program at UC, Irvine Selected to Receive New Equipment

    Posted on October 25, 2017 by in CGIF News

      The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) is pleased to announce that the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California, Irvine, has been selected as the recipient of a new ball milling system. The CGIF partnered with MSE Supplies, who donated the equipment. Proposals were accepted from various schools […]

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  • CGIF Receives Grant from the Owens-Illinois Charities Foundation

    Posted on September 20, 2017 by in CGIF News

      The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) and The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC), both located in Columbus, Ohio, are pleased to announce receipt of a $20,000 grant from the Owens-Illinois (O-I) Charities Foundation of Perrysburg, Ohio, to support CGIF outreach programs and provide travel grants to college-age students. The CGIF will use $10,000 of the grant […]

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