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Published on May 22nd, 2015 | By: Eileen De Guire


Photos from Miami as GOMD-DGG wraps up successful conference

Published on May 22nd, 2015 | By: Eileen De Guire

[image above] Shelly Wiederhorn enjoyed a surprise planned for him by Arun Varshneya and Steve Feller. Varshneya presented him with a DVD conversion of a 16 mm film Weiderhorn had made showing crack propagation about 30 years ago. Weiderhorn said, “I’ve been looking for that movie for 30 years!” Varshneya also provided a copy to the Society. Credit: ACerS


The joint GOMD-DGG meeting closed on Thursday, and, by all accounts, it was a rousing success. Here are the last photos from a memorable Miami meeting. See you next year in Madison, Wisc.!

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Students learn firsthand about the ins and outs of scientific publishing at a special forum on Wednesday with lunch sponsored by Saint Gobain. The panel experts were (left–right) David Pye, editor of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science; Joseph Zwanziger, editor of the Journal of Noncrystalline Solids; and Matteo Cavalleri, managing editor, John Wiley & Sons.

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Participants from the roundtable discussion, “Glasses in Healthcare: Current Applications and Future Potential.” Credit: ACerS

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Sabyasachi Sen from the University of California, Davis, delivered the Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Science Lecture. Sen is pictured here with (from left to right) Arun Varshneya, Darshana Varshneya, Sen, and Steve Feller. Credit: ACerS

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Steve Feller (left), GOMD chair, welcomes Hansjuergen Barklage-Hilgefort, DGG president, at the conference banquet Tuesday night. Credit: ACerS

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A highlight of the banquet evening was the awarding of the Zachariasen Award to John Mauro of Corning, International. The award is given by the Journal of Noncrystalline Solids. Pictured with Mauro are (left-right) Karine Van Wetering, Elsevier; Edgar Zanotto, editor of JNCS; Mauro; B.G. Potter, editor of JNCS, and Joseph Zwanziger, editor of JNCS. Credit: ACerS

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Irresistible salsa rhythms drew dancers out of their seats. Credit: ACerS

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A Miami band entertained with Latin jazz and salsa music. Credit: ACerS

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