Arun Varshneya, Professor of Glass Science at Alfred University, and President and CEO, Saxon Glass Technologies, Inc. Alfred, NY, will receive the Toledo Glass & Ceramic Award of the Michigan/NW Ohio Section of The American Ceramic Society. Varshneya is a Distinguished Life Member and Fellow of ACerS as well as a former member of the ACerS Board of Directors as Treasurer.
The Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award recognizes distinguished scientific, technical or engineering achievements in glass and ceramics.
The award presentation is Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Toledo Club, Toledo, Ohio. A social hour with cash bar begins at 6:00 p.m., and dinner and award presentation begin at 7:00 p.m. Varshneya will provide remarks on “Strengthened Glasses.” The underlying basic principles of various commercial glass strengthening techniques will be presented and some applications and limitations will be discussed.