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International Materials Institute for New Functionality

Glass conference in Sicily to focus on energy, information; student scholarships available

By / October 19, 2012

The International Materials Institute for New Functionalities in Glass, in association with the Engineering Conferences International, is sponsoring a conference Jan. 6–11, 2013, under the theme of “Functional Glasses: Properties and Applications for Energy and Information” in Siracusa, Sicily, Italy. I note this, in part, because we we given and published some incorrect information about the date…

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NSF funds Lehigh/Penn State outreach to Tuskegee University

By / December 26, 2008

To encourage more African-Americans to adopt science and engineering careers, the NSF-funded International Materials Institute for New Functionality in Glass at Lehigh University is commencing an outreach program at Tuskegee University in Alabama, where the student body is predominantly black. Disparity calls for action “African-Americans make up 13 percent of America’s population but hold just…

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