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ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division

Mission statement  

 

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.

 

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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.

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 Meeting Spotlight  

April 7 – 11, 2016

International Commission on Glass XXIV International Congress 2016

Shanghai, China

 

April 24 – 26, 2016

5th Ceramic Leadership Summit, in conjunction with Ceramics Expo (CLS 2016)

Cleveland, OH USA

 

April 26 – 28, 2016
2nd Ceramics Expo
Cleveland, OH USA

 

May 22 – 26, 2016

Glass & Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD 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

International Congress on Ceramics (ICC6)

Dresden, Germany

 

November 13 – 15, 2016

CerSJ-GOMD Joint Symposium on Glass Science and Technologies

Kyoto University  |  Kyoto, Japan

 

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Division leadership  

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

 

Publications and articles  

 History of ICG

 

Awards  

Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures

  • 2016 Frontiers of Glass Science Lecture Winner: Matteo Ciccotti, Laboratorie de Science et Ingenierie de la Matiere Molle, France
    Lecture Title: Multiscale investigation of stress-corrosion crack propagation mechanisms in oxide glasses
              
  • 2016 Frontiers of Glass Technology Lecture Winner: Matthew J. Dejneka, Corning Glass Research Group
    Lecture Title: Chemically strengthened glasses and glass-ceramics           

The Stookey Lecture of Discovery Award

  • 2016 Winner: David L. Griscom, impactGlass research international        
    Lecture Title: The life and unexpected discoveries of an intrepid glass scientist                   

George W. Morey Award

  • 2016 Winner: Hellmut Eckert, Institute of Physics in São Carlos, University of São Paulo, Brazil & Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Münster, Germany
    Lecture Title: Spying with spins on messy materials: 50 years of glass structure elucidation by NMR spectroscopy

Norbert J Kreidl Award

  • 2016 Winner: Lan Li, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Lecture Title: Materials and devices for mechanically flexible integrated photonics           

Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award:  DONATE to the Cooper fund! 

  • 2016 Winner: Matthew A. Tuggle, Clemson University
    Lecture Title: Novel approaches to glass optical fibers 
  • 2016 Distinguished Lecturer: Neville Greaves, University of Cambridge, UK and Wuhan University of Technology, China,
    Lecture title: Where inorganic meets organic in the glassy state: hybrid glasses and dental cements

     

Job opportunities  

ACerS Career Center

 


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    • September 28, 2016International Workshop on Graphene/Ceramic Composites (WGCC)
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