August 28th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
ACerS Fellow John Mauro has traveled an interesting career path. He attributes his success to his education, mentors, and his involvement with ACerS and the Glass and Optical Materials Division. His Lifetime Membership reflects the value he places on the Society.
August 10th, 2018 | by Andrea Ross
Mo-Sci Corporation announced this week that it be a premier sponsor of the 25th International Congress on Glass (ICG 2019) to be held in Boston, Mass., in June 2019.
August 7th, 2018 | by Jonathon Foreman
JACerS Awards Symposium will take place on October 17, 2018, at MS&T18 in Columbus, Ohio. The symposium features 13 presentations from invited authors of the best papers published in JACerS in the past two years.
July 24th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Hundreds of scientists, researchers, technologists, and students from around the world came together at Corning's 2018 Glass Summit to collaborate and discuss opportunities and challenges in glass science and research.
July 20th, 2018 | by Mark Mecklenborg
"Ceramicizing the Future for a Sustainable Society" was the theme of ICC7, held in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil on June 17–21, 2018. Attendees listened to four plenary speakers, 129 invited speakers, and many presentations that covered a range of topics.
June 29th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have developed a glass composite that could be used in fabricating intricate objects. "Glassomer," a material made of a polymer and quartz, could be useful in a wide variety of industrial applications.
June 27th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers at Berkeley Lab have developed a "super window" that is twice as insulating and more energy efficient than most windows on the market today. They are currently working with major manufacturers to eventually bring it to market.
June 11th, 2018 | by Eileen De Guire
Glass is one of the most important materials enabling the development of modern civilization. But which advances in glass science and technology have had the greatest impact on humankind?
June 8th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have successfully converted radioactive waste into glass through vitrification at the Hanford Nuclear Site. The test is part of an overall plan to send low-activity waste directly to the vitrification facility via Direct Feed Low-Activity Waste system.
May 25th, 2018 | by Eileen De Guire
ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division welcomed a record 410 people from 25 countries to the 2018 conference in San Antonio, Texas. Four full days of technical programming, award lectures, the L. David Pye festschrift, student activities, and business meetings made for a high-energy conference.