The Glass & Optical Materials Division is pleased to present the 2012 Alfred R. Cooper Scholar Award to Colin Ryan, a ceramic engineering student at Missouri University of Science & Technology. Colin will present his paper “Conversion of rare earth doped borate glass to rare earth phosphate solid solution compounds” at the Cooper Session on Monday morning, Oct. 8th at MS&T.  Congratulations!

The 2012 Cooper Distinguished Lecturer is Arun K. Varshneya of Saxon Glass Technologies, Inc., & Alfred University.  His lecture is titled: “Science & technology of chemical strengthening of glass.”