ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division Awards | The American Ceramic Society

ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division Awards

Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures

  • 2018 Frontiers of Glass Science Lecture Winner:

Setsuhisa Tanabe, professor, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan

TitleGlass and rare-earth elements

  • 2018 Frontiers of Glass Technology Lecture Winner:

Xiang-Hua Zhang, research professor, University of Rennes 1, France

Title: Recent research trends of chalcogenide glasses and ceramics for infrared photonics and energy applications

The Stookey Lecture of Discovery Award

  • 2018 Winner:

Wolfram Hoeland, head of fundamental research on glass and ceramics, Ivoclar Vivadent AG; lecturer, ETH Zurich

Title: Combinations of different nucleation and crystallization mechanisms to develop tailor-made glass-ceramics


George W. Morey Award

  • 2018 Winner:

Arun Varshneya, CEO, Saxon Glass Technologies, Inc.

TitleChemically strengthened glass: Science, technology and its future


Norbert J Kreidl Award

  • 2018 Winners:

Maxime Cavillon, Clemson University, USA

Title: Fabrication of intrinsically low nonlinearity glass optical fibers

  • Tobias Bechgaard, Aalborg University, Denmark

Title: Temperature-modulated differential scanning calorimetry analysis of high-temperature silicate glasses


Alfred R. Cooper Scholars Award:  DONATE to the Cooper fund!

  • 2017 Winner: Yushu Hu, University of California, Los Angeles
    Lecture Title: Glass Relaxation is Controlled by the Topology of the Atomic Network 
  • 2017 Distinguished Lecturer: Edgar Zanotto, Federal University of Sao Carlos
    Lecture title: The Ultimate Fate of Glass