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48th ICACC in Daytona Beach

Last week (28th January to 2nd of February 2023), the 48th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC) took place at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort and Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Prof. Paolo Colombo, Enrico Bernardo, Lisa Biasetto, and Giorgia Franchin presented their works, alongside to our post-doc and Ph.D. students…
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New Vice President in I.Cer.S.

We are happy to share that the Italian Ceramic Society has updated its directive board and appointed Prof. Paolo Colombo as the new Vice President! Bravo toso!

Kick-off of GLASS_ TREA.S.U.RES. project

The hunt for TREA.S.U.RES has just begun… Prof. Enrico Bernardo is happy to coordinate a great team including University of Padova (Prof. Anna Mazzi, Prof. Paolo Sgarbossa), University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Prof. Isabella Lancellotti, Prof. Luisa Barbieri, Prof. Cristina Leonelli) and the University of Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’ (Prof. Michelina Catauro), in the framework…
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BioCAM in Mons

From the 6th to the 8th of December 2023, it will take place the 1st international Workshop dedicated to ceramic additive manufacturing for biomedical applications (BioCAM2023). BioCAM is jointly organized by the Belgian Ceramic Research Centre (BCRC) and the European Ceramic Society (ECerS), with the support of the EMC (Additive Manufacturing) and Bioceramics ECerS Networks and of…
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Ph.D. positions at FunGlass

The FunGlass research center of the Alexander Dubcek University of Trencin welcomes applicants for new PhD positions. Please visit https://www.funglass.eu/study-programs/phd-admission/ for more information! Some positions involve extensive cooperation with the University of Padova and the CerAMglass group (positions #20, #21). Welcome!

New graduated Doctors from the XXXIV Cohort!

Congratulations to Dr. Kai Huang, Dr. Giulio Giometti and Dr. Useche Inchauspe who successfully graduated as XXXIV Cohort’s PhDs!

Ranked in 2023 Stanford study of the world’s top 2% of scientists

All we do is win, win, win, no matter what! For the third consecutive year, the study conducted by Stanford University recognized Prof. Paolo Colombo, Prof. Enrico Bernardo and Dr. Hamada Elsayed as two of the world’s most-cited researchers in the field Materials. The authors created a publicly available database of over 100,000 top-scientists that…
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Le ricerche del Levi Cases

The Giorgio Levi Cases Energy Economics and Technical Study Center of the University of Padova has organized the “Le ricerche del Levi Cases” event, which will take place on the 22th of September at the Corte Benedettina of Legnaro, for a day dedicated to the winners of the Levi Cases 2023 and to the PNRR…
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CerAMglass @ Science4All

CerAMglass group – represented by Prof. Enrico Bernardo and Dr. Hamada Elsayed – will participate on the 30th of September at the 2023 edition of Scien4All, the science fair organised by the University of Padova. The goal of such event is to promote and keep alive the communication and share of scientific knowledges between the…
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GLAMS: building on the Moon

  Houston, we’ve had a winner here!   We are proud and happy to share that the two year GLAMS Project (Geopolimeri per Additive Manufacturing e Monitoraggio Lunare) of the University of Padova, receives funding of over 400,000 euros by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) as it ranks first in the thematic area “Advanced Materials”…
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L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

Congratulations to Akansha for winning the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards. We are happy to see this as a result of Akansha’s training stay at our lab, concerning upcycling technologies for waste glasses! You can take a look at her research work here: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2022.06.059 https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma15113784

Best oral presentation in yCAM2023

Congratulations to our PhD student Marco D’Agostini on winning the Best Oral Presentation Award at the yCAM2023 conference held in Leoben! The awardees are invited to present their work at the next AM Ceramics conference, with registration and travel costs fully covered by Lithoz GmbH.   Onwards and upwards!  

yCAM2023 in Leoben

During the past week – from the 30th of August to the 1st of September – the CerAMglass delegation took an active part at the yCAM2023 in Leoben, Austria! Thanks to all for the nice time spent together and congrats to the presenters!   

ECerS 2023 in Lyon

We, the many! The CerAMglass Research Group actively took part at the XVIII Conference & Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society hosted in Lyon, France from the 2nd to the 6th of July! Congrats to both oral and poster presenters and thanks to all for the great time spent together! 

MSSM 2023 in Reggio Emilia

From the 19th to the 21st of June 2023, it will take place the 9th International conference on Material Science & Smart Materials (MSSM23). The purpose of this conference on Materials Science and Smart Materials is to provide a forum for both researchers and practitioners around the world to present papers on recent developments in…
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Il futuro dell’energia: ricerca ed innovazione @DII

The seminar titled “Il futuro dell’energia: ricerca ed innovazione @DII” will be held on the 25th of May, 2023. The event is organized by the Fondazione Ingegneri Padova and it will feature different talks by professors of the DII.  Among those, Dr Giorgia Franchin will intervene talking about “Materiali sostenibili e stampa 3D: opportunità di…
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KERAMIK 2023 in Jena

The 98th Annual Conference of the Deutsche Keramische Gesellschaft (DKG), CERAMICS 2023, will take from March 27th to 30th at the Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena (EAH Jena). The Italian ceramic community is involved in the organization as a conference partner of this edition and Prof. Paolo Colombo, Dr. Giorgia Franchin and Dr. Hamada Elsayed will take part and…
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Seminar in Freiberg

The Institute for Ceramics, Refractory and Composite Materials (IKFVW) of the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg will host an Invited Lecture from Dr. Giorgia Franchin in the framework of the national project GRK 2802 – Refractory Recycling: A contribution for raw material-, energy- and climate-efficiency in high temperature processes. The lecture is titled “Additive manufacturing with…
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Ph.D. positions at FunGlass – 2nd round

3 topics and Ph.D. positions are still open for the academic year 2023/2024 at the Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass (FunGlass) in Trenčín, Slovakia, planning to start in October 2023. For positions 3, and 4, Prof. E. Bernardo will be assigned as the co-supervisor. Application deadline is April 21, 2023; detailed info can…
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Awarded at the 47th ICACC

CerAMglass conquered Daytona! Together with Prof. Paolo Colombo, who received the Bridge Building Award, we are also happy to celebrate Dr Giorgia Franchin who won the Global Star Award! Such recognition is given from ACerS and recognizes active volunteers for their contributions to the Engineering Ceramics Division and to the technical program of the 47th…
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47th ICACC in Daytona Beach

Starting this Sunday and following to the next week (22nd to 27th of January 2023), the the 47th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC) will take place at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort and Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Prof. Paolo Colombo and Enrico Bernardo will present their works as well as Dr Giorgia Franchin and…
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“GLASS. From Roman antiquity to space probes” exhibition

The Department of Physics, at the University of Padova, have recently organized the exhibition “VETRO. Dall’antichità romana alle sonde spaziali” (“GLASS. From Roman antiquity to space probes”). This is a tribute to the International Year of Glass 2022 and it will last until April 30, 2023. The exhibition is hosted in the Giovanni Poleni Museum…
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Merry Christmas from CerAMglass!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone from the CerAMglass, NanoEng, and HyMat research groups!

Ph.D. positions at FunGlass

New Ph.D. positions are now open for the academic year 2023/2024 at the Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass (FunGlass) in Trenčín, Slovakia, planning to start in October 2023. Details about the positions can be found at: https://www.funglass.eu/study-programs/phd-admission/ For positions 2, 3, and 4, Prof. E. Bernardo will be assigned as the co-supervisor.

yCAM22 in Barcelona

During the past week – from the 9th to the 11th of November – the CerAMglass delegation took an active part at the yCAM22 in Barcelona, Spain! Thanks to all for the nice time spent together and congrats to the presenters! Scroll down to take a look at their works.  

Ranked in 2022 Stanford study of the world’s top 2% of scientists

Don’t stop us now! Every year the group guided by Prof. John Ioannidis of Stanford University analyzes the data related to citations and h-index of more than 100,000 top scientists. The selection (visible here) is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above.  We are…
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Arrivederci Kai!

Time to say goodbye to one of our colleagues, Dr Kai Huang! After 4 years in our group, where he doctorate early in 2022, he will start as postdoc at the Technische Universität Berlin (TU) in the group of Prof. Gurlo. Good luck Kai, a presto!

Shaping in Dübendorf

In two weeks (14-16 Sept.2022) the 8th Shaping Conference will take place in Dübendorf, Switzerland. The conference will be preceded (13-14 Sept. 2022) by the “A swiss knife for ceramics shaping: Between fiction, hope and vision” Summer School. The CerAMglass Research Group will be represented by Dr Franchin who will actively participate not only as lecturer at…
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Solgel 2022 in Lyon

From 24th to 29th of July 2022, the Solgel 2022 took place in Lyon, France.  Dr Giorgia Franchin, actively participated as invited speaker during the 3D printing symposium.  

A new President for the ICF

Not only good social and research times spent in Kraków last week, but also a cheering occasion. Prof. Paolo Colombo has been elected during the Gala Dinner as the new President of the ICF – International Ceramics Federation!  Many congratulations prof!  

Ceramics in Europe in Kraków

The CerAMglass research group conquered Poland! During the past week, 10th to 14th July, we were present at the Ceramics in Europe 2022 hosted in Kraków. Congrats to both oral and poster presenters and thanks to all for the great time spent together!   

Recognized at the YCN Photo Contest 2022

Congratulations to our PhD student Subhadip Bhandari for being recognized at the YCN (Young Ceramists Network) Photo Contest 2022 with its micrograph titled “The Starry Composite”! Onwards and upwards!  

CIMTEC 2022 in Perugia

During the past week, from 20th to 24th of June 2022, the 2022 CIMTEC took place in Perugia, Italy.  The CerAMglass Research Group delegation represented by Prof. Colombo and Bernardo, and Dr Franchin, Elsayed and Gobbin, actively participated as speakers.

New graduated Doctors!

After 3 years of postponed ceremonies due to the pandemic situation, we are happy to finally see the Aula Magna at Palazzo Bo reopening for the PhD graduation! Many congrats to all the XXXIII Cohort’s PhD students, but especially to our fellow Dr. Filippo Gobbin, Dr. Patricia Monich and Dr. Paolo Scanferla!

Nuove frontiere dei materiali innovativi e green nel restauro e nell’edilizia in Catania

The “Nuove frontiere dei materiali innovativi e green nel restauro e nell’edilizia” congress was held in Catania (Italy) from the 24th to the 25th of February 2022. The event, organised by the Gruppo di Lavoro sui Geopolimeri of the Italian Ceramic Society, hosted 130 partecipants and 55 oral presentations from PhD students and researchers. We…
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Awarded at the 45th ICACC Best Poster Contest

The 45th ICACC conference was held virtually from 8-12 February 2021. ICACC 2021 had the largest number of attendees for a virtual conference to date. The week-long conference welcomed 836 attendees, including 236 students, from 41 countries to participate in 18 symposia and four focused sessions, which featured over 680 submitted abstracts. Thirty-two live networking…
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46th ICACC online

Starting this Sunday and following to the next week (23rd to 28th of January 2022), the the 46th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC) will take place online. Prof. Paolo Colombo and Enrico Bernardo will present their works as well as Dr Giorgia Franchin and our PhD student Anna De Marzi.…
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formnext in Frankfurt

Formnext 2021 will take place from the 16th to 19th of November 2021 at Messe Frankfurt, in Frankfurt (Germany). Such event represents the world’s largest professional meeting point for additive manufacturing, bringing together thousands of 3D printers, products and innovations from from the aviation industry to small start-ups, the medical and automotive industries and even large…
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Ranked in 2021 Stanford study of the world’s top 2% of scientists

Ops, we did it again! For the second consecutive year, the study conducted by Stanford University recognized Prof. Paolo Colombo and Prof. Enrico Bernardo as two of the world’s most-cited researchers in the field Materials. The authors created a publicly available database of over 100,000 top-scientists that provides standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted…
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YCN round table on Research Integrity + Best Paper Award

Next 22th of November at 1:00 PM CET, the ECerS Young Ceramists Network (YCN) hosts an online webinar by  Dr. Mihail Grecea entitled: “Research Integrity and Publishing Ethics: Publisher’s perspective“. Following this presentation, there will be a round table chaired by the Editors of Open Ceramics: Prof. Paolo Colombo, Dr. Catherine Elissalde and Prof. Dr.…
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Commentary on Nature Materials

Nature Materials News & Views published a commentary by Prof. Paolo Colombo and Dr. Giorgia Franchin entitled “Printing glass in the nano”. The article briefly discusses the evolution of glass additive manufacturing and the recent use of a transparent colloidal silica suspension in a 2-photon polymerization approach to produce complex truss structures and photonic devices…
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ProDPM ’21 in Leiria

During the next days – from the 27th to the 29th of October – the 2nd International Conference on Progress in Digital and Physical Manufacturing (ProDPM’21) organized by the School of Technology and Management (ESTG) of the Polytechnic of Leiria (IPL), will take place online. Dr Giorgia Franchin will actively participate to the conference as…
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Webinar on Additive Manufacturing of ceramic components from liquid precursors

Next week, on the 4th of November 2021, the Società Ceramica Italiana (ICerS) will held a webinar on the Additive Manufacturing of ceramic components from liquid precursors presented by Dr Giorgia Franchin. The talk will highlight the research activities of the CerAMglass Research Group.  Take a look at this link to register!  

ceramitec 2021 in Munich

Our PhD student, Giulio Giometti, partecipated at the ceramitec conference 2021 hosted in Munich, Germany, from the 15th to the 16th of September 2021.  

CerAMGlass / FunGlass cooperation highlighted in International Journal of Applied Glass Science

The cooperation of CerAMGlass members (Enrico Bernardo and Hamada Elsayed) with FunGlass centre (Alexander Dubcek University of Trencin, Slovakia), mainly focused on additive manufacturing of glass-ceramics and reuse of inorganic waste in new glass-based materials, has been further evidenced by the publication of several papers in a Special Issue of the International Journal of Applied Glass…
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AIMAT2021 in Cagliari

During the following week – from the 15th to the 18th of September – the XVI National Convention of AIMAT (Associazione Nazionale Ingegneria dei Materiali) will take place at the Sa Manifattura (Cagliari, Italy). Dr Giorgia Franchin will actively participate to the conference as one of the speaker. Bonu viaggiu!  

Scuola di Reologia Industriale (XIII ed.)

Our PhD students, Anna De Marzi and Useche Dos Santos Inchauspe, participated at the 13th edition of the Scuola di Reologia Industriale held from the 5th to the 9th of September in Valeggio sul Mincio (VR).  Thanks to Dino Ferri, president of the Associazione Italiana di Reologia – SIR for the organisation of the school!…
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STEM project for Rai Scuola

Progetto Scienza – STEM is Rai Cultura‘s information and scientific program, exploring the world of research and innovation in various fields of scientific knowledge. In the curse of several episodes, the program shows what science and technology can do to change the life of each of us for the better and how they can also…
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Webinar on 3D Printing of Ceramics

Next week, on the 22nd of June 2021, YXLON International will held a webinar on the 3D Printing of Ceramics with the active partecipation of Dr Giorgia Franchin and Sarah Diener (Kyocera Fine Ceramics, Germany), which collaborated for the fabrication of silicon nitride bars manufactured by DIW. The talk will demonstrate their findings and give…
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Featured in the Encyclopedia of Materials: Technical Ceramics and Glasses

Elsevier‘s Encyclopedia of Materials: Technical Ceramics and Glasses is the ultimate resource guide to these incredibly important and versatile materials. The book covers everything from the types, structures, mechanics and properties of ceramics and glasses, to the testing, characterization, modelling and applications of these materials.  Our fellow professors, Paolo Colombo and Enrico Bernardo, as well…
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