John Halloran Elected to World Academy of Ceramics

John Halloran Elected to World Academy of Ceramics

Professor John Halloran

John Halloran has been named as part of the World Academy of Ceramics 2015 class of Academians.


Individuals who have made an internationally renown significant contribution to the advancement of ceramics culture, science, technology, industry and art are eligible as Academicians. The appointment as Academician is merely honorary and rewards identifiable contributions and accomplishments of the candidate in the following subjects:

  1. Recognized personal contribution to new knowledge in ceramic theory and practice including significant contribution to the literature on ceramics.
  2. Important personal actions directed toward fostering a better understanding of the social interactions of ceramics science, technology, history and art and/or strengthening the cultural ties within the international ceramics community.


Effectiveness and efficiency in leadership of organizations that have made noteworthy contribution in the field of ceramics education and/or conducted pioneering work or complex programs in developing fields of ceramics research and practice are weighted as supplementing the primary qualifications outlined under points 1 and 2.

Elections to the World Academy of Ceramics are held on a regular basis. Maximum number of Academicians is presently limited to 200.