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    HWI and CGIF Host Materials Science Workshop for Teachers

    Posted on August 9, 2018 by in CGIF News

      HarbisonWalker International (HWI), the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the U.S, recently partnered with The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) and The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) to provide a free one-day event, Materials Science Workshop for Teachers on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at HWI’s […]

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    Fall 2018 Grant Proposals due August 31

    Posted on July 2, 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 […]

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    CGIF Participates in USA’s Largest Science Festival

    Posted on June 20, 2018 by in CGIF News

    CGIF staff members and volunteers participated in the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, DC, April 6 – 8. The Festival was an exciting opportunity for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers, students, and families to visit the CGIF exhibit to learn about ceramic and glass science through fun, interactive demonstrations. Based on […]

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    HWI and CGIF Sponsor Teacher Workshop

    Posted on June 4, 2018 by in CGIF News

      HarbisonWalker International (HWI) is partnering with The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) and The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) to provide a free one-day event, Materials Science Workshop for Teachers, to be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at HWI’s Advanced Technology & Research Center at 1001 Pittsburgh-McKeesport Boulevard in West […]

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  • 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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