Call for Nominations: The W.A. Weyl International Glass Science Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize the abilities of a young scientist who would like to present a paper at an International Congress on Glass, and to provide funds to make this possible.
Any young scientist 35 years old or less, whose research and publications in the field of glass science shows ingenuity, initiative, and above all, innovative thinking. Recipients of this award may be nominated by themselves, their colleagues, teachers, supervisors, or other appropriate persons.
Provides up to $2500 in travel expenses, room and board, registration fees and incidental expenses for the recipient’s attendance at the 25th International Congress on Glass in Boston, Massachusetts, June 9-14, 2019. The recipient must present a paper at the Congress and provide a manuscript. A certificate and a suitable memento will be presented during the Congress.
Nominations with supporting material must be received no later than November 1, 2018.
Supporting material will include letter(s) of recommendation along with the nominee’s CV and list of publications; the selection committee may request additional supporting information. The winner will be notified before February 15th, 2019.
An anonymous selection committee is appointed by the USA delegates to the International Glass Commission. The award is co-sponsored by the International Commission on Glass and the Pennsylvania State University.
SEND NOMINATIONS TO:
Chair-elect of the Glass & Optical Materials Division of the American Ceramic Society who will distribute the nomination material to the selection committee. Nominations by email are acceptable. Send to:
Dr. Liping Huang; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1977 Peter Schultz Corning, USA
1980 Denis Ravaine University of Grenoble, France
1983 Bruno Smets Phillips, The Netherlands
1986 George Scherer Dupont, USA
1989 Terry Michalske Sandia, USA
1992 Yuichi Watanabe Nagayoka Univ. of Tech, Japan
1995 Edward Pope Matech, USA
1998 Sabyasachi Sen University of Wales, UK
2001 Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem Otto Schott Inst., Germany
2004 Matthew J. Dejneka Corning, USA
2007 Akitoshi Hayashi Osaka University, Japan
2010 John Mauro Corning, USA
2013 Lothar Wondraczek University of Jena, Germany
2016 Qiang Fu Corning, USA
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