ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division
Our Mission: The Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on the scientific research and development, application and manufacture of all types of glass, including fiber optics, the encapsulation of nuclear and hazardous wastes in glasses and the interaction of glass and ceramics in biosystems. Members of this division work with glasses in the optical, aerospace, window and electronic industries among others.
November 2 – 5, 2015
Greater Columbus Convention Center | Columbus, OH USA
April 7 – 11, 2016
April 24 – 26, 2016
Cleveland, OH USA
April 26 – 28, 2016
May 22 – 26, 2016
The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club | Madison, WI USA
July 28 – July 31, 2016
Innovations in Biomedical Materials and Technologies
Rosemont Hyatt | Chicago, IL USA
August 21 – 26, 2016
Application Procedure for a $300 GOMD Travel Assistance Grant for Students to Attend the 2016 GOMD Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, USA
This award is principally designed to help and encourage undergraduate and graduate students in the field of glass and optical materials to attend the GOMD 2016 meeting, which will be held in Madison, WI, USA, May 22-26 2016. See www.ceramics.org/gomd2016 for further details.
The award will cover the student registration fee and additional travel expense for a total of $300 per applicant. It is expected that up to 20 awards will be given.
Application Process: All candidates must submit an abstract for a talk or poster presentation at the meeting using the online submission process: www.ceramics.org/gomd2016. The deadline for abstract submission is Nov. 25, 2015. In addition, candidates should send an e-mail requesting the travel assistance, including name, institution and status (undergraduate or graduate student) to the Chair of GOMD, Dr. Randy Youngman. Furthermore, each student candidate should arrange for a letter of support to be submitted by a sponsoring faculty member. Applications and letters may be sent to: email@example.com by Wednesday, November 13, 2015 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time.
Decision Process: The GOMD officers will serve as the selection committee for this assistance, and will notify the applicants promptly of their decisions.
Chair: Randy Youngman | Corning Incorporated | Ph: (607) 974-2970
Chair-Elect: Edgar Zanotto | Federal University of Sao Carlos | Ph: 16-33518527
Vice Chair: Pierre Lucas | University of Arizona | Ph: (520) 322-2311
Secretary: Liping Huang | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Ph: (518) 276-2174
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Changes to the Cooper, Kreidl and Morey awards were proposed and voted on by GOMD membership at the GOMD General Business Meeting at MS&T’10 on Tuesday, October 19, 2010. Please review the proposed changes that are now in effect.
The purpose of the Weyl 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.
Nomination deadline: December 31, 2015