Mission: To advance the study, understanding and use of ceramic and related materials for the benefit of our members and society.
Programs: The society published three peer-reviewed journals and three magazines related to ceramics in the application of the arts and sciences. Numerous books were published and dvds produced on the applications of ceramic arts and on the proceedings of meeting lectures and papers presented at meetings. The society's 2014 meetings included the 38th international conference and expo on advanced ceramics and composites (icacc) in daytona beach, fl and seven division and topical meetings. The society's 116th annual meeting was held in pittsburgh, pa as part of the materials, science & technology conferences and exhibition. Over 3,500 scientists, engineers, educators, and students attended to present papers and discuss developments in the field of ceramics and metals.