The Chinese Ceramic Society (CCS) is an academic, non-profit-making corporate and social organization for professionals engaged in the science and technology of inorganic nonmetallic materials.
As an affiliate to China Association for Science and Technology, CCS is designed to rally the efforts of professionals, promote science and technology, raise science awareness at the grassroots level, cultivate talents, and adapt science and technology to economic development.
Founded in 1945 under its present name, CCS was renamed to Chinese Silicate Society in 1956, and resumed its original name in 1991.
The CCS National Congress, the supreme governing body of the Chinese Ceramic Society, convenes every four years. The Board of Directors elected by the National Congress is empowered to carry out the resolutions of the National Congress and exercise leadership when the congress is adjourned. Members of CCS include individual members (regular member, student member, senior member, foreign member and honorable member) and group members. Currently, CCS owns 20,081 individual and 49 group members, 21 sub-committees, 3 working committees and 25 local branches. There are five departments under the CCS’s headquarter.