ICG Opening Session

June 10, 2019
8:00 - 11:15 AM


11:15 - 11:30 AM break


GOMD 100th Year Anniversary Luncheon & Award Lectures

11:30 AM - 1:10 PM

Opening remarks including ICG and GOMD award announcements:

  • ICG President's Award
  • The W.E.S. Turner Award
  • The V. Gottardi Prize lectures (2018 & 2019)
  • Woldemar A. Weyl International Glass Science Award lecture
  • George W. Morey award (lecture during GOMD lunch)
  • Stookey Lecture of Discovery award (lecture during GOMD lunch)
  • L. David Pye Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Conferring of grade of ACerS Honorary Membership

ICG Awards and  Lectures

ICG President's Award


Manoj Choudhary, MKC Innovations, LLC


Prof. Dr. Ahmed Kirman, Vice Chairman and CEO, Sisecam, Turkey

W.E.S. Turner Award

Jingcheng Du, UNT, USA

Jincheng Du, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, USA

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Michael Dunkl, Founder and CEO, Dr. M. Dunkl Consulting, Germany

The 2018 V. Gottardi Prize


Shifeng Zhou, Professor, South China University of Technology, China


Title:  Multicomponent photonic glasses and fibers


The 2019 V. Gottardi Prize
M.M. Smedskjaer

Morten M. Smedskjaer
, Professor MSO, Aalborg University, Denmark


Title:  Toward intrinsic damage resistance and ductility in oxide glasses


Woldemar A. Weyl International Glass Science Award


Thomas Bennett, Cambridge University, UK

Title:  Metal-organic framework liquids, glasses and blends


Michael cable memorial lecture


Richard Hulme, Guardian Industries Corp., USA


Title: You ought to go away and think again!


GOMD Award Lectures

George W. Morey award

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Stookey Lecture of Discovery

Sponsored by

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Himanshu Jain, T.L. Diamond Distinguished Chair in Engineering and Applied Science and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, USA


Title:  The architectured glass


Bulent Yoldas, Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, USA


Title:  Formation of glass and ceramics by chemical polymerization and its effects on properties


L. David Pye Lifetime Achievement Award

Charles Kurkjian, Emeritus Research Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, USA

John Douglas Mackenzie, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

ACerS Honorary Membership


Helmut Schaeffer, Research Association of the German Glass Industry (HVG) and the University of Erlangen, Germany

Varshneya Glass Technology award
Varshneya Glass Science award
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Robert Hill, Chair of Dental Physical Sciences and Research Director for the Institute of Dentistry, Imperial College, UK


Title:  Structure-property relationships in halide containing bioactive glasses


Josef W. Zwanziger, Canada Research Chair in NMR Studies of Materials, Dalhousie University, Canada


Title:  Mechanics, chemistry, and Light: The photoelasticity of glass


Norbert J. Kreidl award for young scholars
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Emily M. Aaldenberg, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA


Title:  Surface stress relaxation of silica glass and the presence of composition fluctuations