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Professor Eric Wachsman elected to World Academy of Ceramics

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The World Academy of Ceramics (WAC) elected Professor Eric Wachsman, Director of the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2) and UMD professor of Material Sciences and Engineering and Chemical Engineering, to the 2017 science class. Among the world-wide candidates nominated this year, only 18 were selected.

The World Academy of Ceramics (WAC) was founded in 1987 and consists of an International Community directed towards promoting progress in the field of ceramics and fostering a better understanding of the social impact and cultural interactions of ceramics science, technology, history and art. Professional Members of WAC (Academicians) are individuals who have made an international noteworthy and significant contribution to the advancement of ceramics culture, science and technology.

Professor Wachsman will be officially sworn in at the 14th International Ceramics Congress of CIMTEC 2018, to be held in Perugia, Italy on June 4-8, 2018.

Published July 27, 2017