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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 24, 2017

6th Ceramic Business and Leadership Summit

Marriott Airport  |  Cleveland, Ohio USA

ACerS Targeted Learning Workshops

 

April 25 – 27, 2017

3rd Ceramics Expo
I-X Center  |  Cleveland, Ohio USA

ACerS Targeted Learning Workshops

 

May 21 – 26, 2017
12th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology (PACRIM 12), including Glass & Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD 2017)

Hilton Waikoloa Village  |  Waikoloa, Hawaii 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: Edgar Zanotto | Federal University of Sao Carlos | Ph: 16-33518527

Chair-Elect: Pierre Lucas | University of Arizona | Ph: (520) 322-2311

Vice Chair: Liping Huang | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Ph: (518) 276-2174

Secretary: Jincheng Du | University of North Texas | Ph: (940) 369-8184

 

Division Rules and Reports

 

GOMD Rules

GOMD Annual Report 2012-2013

GOMD Annual Report 2013-2014

GOMD Annual Report 2014-2015

GOMD Annual Report 2015-2016

 

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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