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April 8th, 2014

Glass & Optical Materials Division

 

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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.

Division Chair

Steven A. Feller
Coe College
1220 1st Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092
(319) 399-8633

Chair-Elect

Randy Youngman
Corning Incorporated
Sp-Ar-02-4
Corning, NY 14831-0001
(607) 974-2970


Vice Chair

Edgar Zanotto
Federal University of Sao Carlos
SRod. Washington Luis, Km 235, 13.565-905
Sao Carlos SP, Brazil
16-33518527


Secretary

Pierre Lucas
University of Arizona
MSE dept, 4715 E. Ft Lowell
Tucson, AZ 85721

(520) 322-2311

Meetings  

February 24 – 27, 2015 

Materials Challenges in Alternative & Renewable Energy (MCARE 2015)

Jeju Island, Korea

 

April 28 – 30, 2015

Ceramics Expo

Cleveland, Ohio USA

 

May 17 – 21, 2015

Glass & Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting and Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft Annual Meeting (GOMD-DGG 2015)

Hilton Miami Downtown

Miami, Florida USA

 

June 14 – 19, 2015

International Conference on Ceramic Materials and Components for Energy and Environmental Applications (11th CMCEE)

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Vancouver, BC Canada

 

August 30 – September 4, 2015

11th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology (PACRIM 11)

ICC JEJU

JeJu Island, Korea

 

October 4 – 8, 2015

Materials Science & Technology 2015, combined with ACerS 117th Annual Meeting (MS&T15)
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio USA

 

November 2 – 5, 2015 

76th Conference on Glass Problems (76th GPC)

Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio USA

 

All ACerS Meetings

 

Awards  

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.

 

Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures

  • 2014 Frontiers of Glass Science Lecture Winner: Matthieu Micoulaut, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris, France
    Lecture Title: Reversibility in glasses 
              (The Award was presented during the DGG-ACerS GOMD Joint Annual Meeting
              Aachen, Germany, May 2014)
  • 2014 Frontiers of Glass Technology Lecture Winner: TJ Kiczenski, Corning Incorporated
    Lecture Title: Advancing the understanding and utilization of glass relaxation in commercial applications
              (The Award was presented during the DGG-ACerS GOMD Joint Annual Meeting
              Aachen, Germany, May 2014)

The Stookey Lecture of Discovery Award

  • 2014 Winner: Joseph S. Hayden, SCHOTT North America, Inc.          
    Lecture Title: Overcoming technical challenges and moving into the future with laser glass        
              (The Award was presented during the DGG-ACerS GOMD Joint Annual Meeting
              Aachen, Germany, May 2014)                   

George W. Morey Award

  • 2014 Winner: Stephen R. Elliott, Cambridge University and Trinity College, Cambridge, UK
    Lecture Title: Chalcogenide phase-change materials: Past and future
              (The Award was presented during the DGG-ACerS GOMD Joint Annual Meeting
              Aachen, Germany, May 2014)

Norbert J Kreidl Award

  • 2014 Winner: Peter Lezzi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
    Lecture Title: Strength increase of silica glass fibers by surface stress relaxation: A new mechanical strengthening method
              (The Award was presented during the DGG-ACerS GOMD Joint Annual Meeting
              Aachen, Germany, May 2014)

Alfred R. Cooper Scholars AwardDONATE to the Cooper fund! 

  • 2014 Winner: Nicole T. Johnson, Coe College, IA
    Lecture Title: Development of Electronically Conductive Glasses for Resistive Plate Calorimeter Particle DetectorsCooper
  • 2014 Distinguished Lecturer: C. Austen Angell, Arizona State University, AZ
    Lecture Title: Forty years of silica simulations. Where are we now? (With a digression on Al Cooper and the Deborah number)
  • 2014 Distinguished Lecturer: Cornelius T. Moynihan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
    Lecture Title: Interesting aspects of the glass transition
             
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