May 30, 2014
The American Ceramic Society has announced that George Wicks has earned the distinction of Distinguished Life Membership.
Distinguished Life Membership is the highest honor accorded to members of the scientific and technical organization, and is given in recognition of an individual’s eminent contribution to the ceramic and glass profession.
Wicks recently retired after working for 40 years at Savannah River National Laboratory. As president of Wicks Consulting Services LLC, he provides independent consulting services, working with the Applied Research Center in South Carolina and is adjunct professor at Georgia Health Sciences University-Georgia Regents University.
Since joining the Society in 1979, he has served as president and director, achieving Fellow status in 1986, and was instrumental in establishing the Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy Conference.