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ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division

Our Mission

The Glass & Optical Materials Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on the scientific research and development, application and manufacture of all types of glass, including fiber optics, the encapsulation of nuclear and hazardous wastes in glasses and the interaction of glass and ceramics in biosystems. Members of this division work with glasses in the optical, aerospace, window and electronic industries among others.

Discover our collection of 5-8 minute videos presenting glass research.

Contact our 2018-2019 GOMD Officers.

Review the GOMD awards descriptions and awardees.

View the Division’s annual reports and rules governing the division.

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering.

ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.

About GOMD

The GOMD Division flyer provides an at-a-glance representation of the division’s benefits, mission and focused meetings.

Publication Highlights

As a service to the members of the Glass & Optical Materials Division and those interested in joining The American Ceramic Society, ACerS and Wiley are providing free access to articles published in the International Journal of Applied Glass Science and the Journal of the American Ceramic Society that are relevant to the glass industry.

  • Free to read until September 30, 2018
  • After September 30, ACerS members can access the articles by logging in to ceramics.org/login.
  • Articles updated quarterly

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering.

ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.