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Glass & Optical Materials Division Meeting 2016


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Meeting Description  

Join the Glass & Optical Materials Division (GOMD 2016) May 22-26, 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin for a program featuring five symposia – Fundamentals of the Glassy State, Glasses in Healthcare, Optical and Electronic Materials and Devices, Glass Technology and Cross-cutting Topics, and Festschrift for Professor Donald R. Uhlmann. Technical sessions consisting of both oral and poster presentations, led by technical leaders from industry, national laboratories, and academia provide an open forum for glass scientists and engineers from around the world to present and exchange findings on recent advances in various aspects related to glass science and technology.


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Technical Program  
S1: Fundamentals of the Glassy State
  Session 1: Glass Formation and Structural Relaxation
  Session 2: Fundamentals and Applications of Glass-Crystallization
  Session 3: Structural Characterization of Glasses
  Session 4: Computational and Theoretical Studies of Glasses
  Session 5: Mechanical Properties of Glasses
  Session 6: Non-oxide and Metallilc Glasses
  Session 7: Glass Under Extreme Conditions
S2: Larry L. Hench Memorial Symposium on Bioactive Glasses
S3: Optical and Electronic Materials and Devices—Fundamentals and Applications
  Session 1: Amorphous Ionic and Electronic Conductors: Materials and Devices
  Session 2: Optical Fibers
  Session 3: Optical Materials for Components and Devices
  Session 4: Laser Interactions with Glass
  Session 5: Glass-ceramics and Optical Ceramics
S4: Glass Technology and Cross-cutting Topics
  Session 1: Glass Surfaces and Functional Coatings
  Session 2: Liquid Synthesis and Sol-gel-derived Materials
  Session 3: Challenges in Glass Manufacturing
  Session 4: Waste Immobilization—Waste Form Development: Processing and Performance
S5: Festschrift for Professor Donald R. Uhlmann


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2016 Program Chair

Liping Huang                                         

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    

John Kieffer

University of Michigan

GOMD Leadership

Division Chair: Randall Youngman
Chair-Elect: Edgar Zanotto
Vice Chair: Pierre Lucas
Secretary: Liping Huang


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