Himanshu Jain is the T.L. Diamond Distinguished Chair in Engineering and Applied Science, and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Lehigh University. An author of six patents and over 360 research publications, he is the editor or author of nine books on glass science and technology. Over the past three decades he has focused on introducing new functionality and novel processing of glass through fundamentals, and making glass education available worldwide freely.
Jain is a recipient of Otto Schott Research international prize, Zachariasen international award for outstanding contribution to glass research, Alfred University’s Scholes Lecture award, Lehigh University’s Libsch award for research and Hillman award for long-term excellence, Fulbright Fellowship for lecturing and research at Cambridge and Aberdeen universities in UK, and a Humboldt Fellowship for research in Germany. He is a Fellow of The American Ceramic Society.