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Corning group thinks glass science research can drive economic growth. Solow economic theory explains how

By Eileen De Guire / January 17, 2014

Will there be enough glass scientists and engineers who understand the factors that determine glass properties and how to control them?

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / July 15, 2013

  What is glass? Keck Foundation award supports University of Akron research Three University of Akron researchers hoping to uncover the mysteries of glass formation have received a $1 million grant from the prestigious and highly selective W.M. Keck Foundation. This is the first Keck Foundation grant issued to an Ohio research team in more…

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[Hotel Cut-off] PACRIM 10 – The 10th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology, including GOMD 2013 – Glass and Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting

By Eileen De Guire / October 30, 2012
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ACerS short courses ‘make things easy to understand’

By Eileen De Guire / July 10, 2012

Arun Varshneya brings glass science and technology to life during his short course taught during GOMD in May. Credit: ACerS. You may learn more than you were expecting at an ACerS short course. Take the recent “Fundamentals of Glass Science and Technology” course taught by Arun Varshneya. The official textbook for the course was his…

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Photoblogging from St. Louis: GOMD opens with Stookey lecture, symposia, poster session and so much more

By Eileen De Guire / May 22, 2012

Over 300 attendees are here in St. Louis to attend the Glass and Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting. The meeting is organized into four symposia: Glass Science, Optical Materials & Devices, Crosscutting Topics and Festschrift to the Glass Research Career of Professor Delbert E. Day. The day opened with the GOMD’s Stookey Award and lecture,…

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Free IJAGS article from Wiley

By Eileen De Guire / December 6, 2011

Access free article from Wiley Online Library: Phase Equilibria of the MnO-SiO2-Al2O3-MnS SystemDae-Hee Woo, Hae-Geon Lee Journal of the American Ceramic SocietyVolume 93, Issue 7, pages 2098-2106, July 2010 *Special Note – this paper was awarded the 2011 Richard and Patricia Spriggs Article first published online: 24 MAR 2010 Through a Glass, Darkly: Dispelling Three…

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[Hotel Cut-off] GOMD 2012 – Glass & Optical Materials Division Spring Meeting

By Eileen De Guire / November 22, 2011
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‘Pin art’ gadgetry used to make curvy glass sheets

By Eileen De Guire / November 3, 2011

Flat windows chop up the smooth contours of this Gehry-designed health center. Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany have developed an economical process for bending large sheets of glass. Credit: Wikipedia. The southern elevation of architect Frank Gehry’s design for the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nev., rises and swells…

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[Endorsed Meeting] 19th University Conference on Glass Science

By / May 23, 2011

19th University Conference on Glass ScienceAugust 3-5, 2011Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY The theme for this University Conference is Glasses for Energy. Specific topics on glasses to be discussed include: Mechanical strength and degradation of glasses; Chemical durability of glasses; Structural relaxation and stress relaxation of glasses; Radiation effect, densification; Water in glass, diffusion, and…

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Glass commission to hold ‘summer school’ for new researchers

By / February 24, 2011

Mathematical simulation of silicate glass. The International Commission on Glass has announced it is holding its third annual summer school event for new researchers in glass science and technology in Montpelier, France, July 4–8. The school’s program is specifically aimed at new Ph.D. students and others just starting research for the glass industry. The ICG…

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