Announcement: DGG – ACerS GOMD 2014

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The 1st Joint Meeting of DGG – ACerS GOMD takes place in Aachen, Germany May 25 – 30, 2014 and includes the 88th Annual Meeting of German Society of Glass Technology (DGG) and the Glass & Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting (ACerS GOMD)  together with the 10th International Conference on Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass (AFPG), Glass Trend Seminar and the 2nd International Glass Fiber Symposium and the Symposium on Nuclear Waste Forms – Fundamentals and Application.

The conference programme has been completed and can be viewed and downloaded. (The latest changes can be found at DGG-GOMD-2014-Programme-Addendum-V04.pdf).

The conference is now open for registration!

Students Workshop

“GLAS?KLAR!” – “CLEAR AS GLASS” Structural and topological aspects of the mechanical properties of glass Wednesday, May 28, 1:30 – 5:50 PM, room K9 Key issues covered by the lectures: What are the relations between the categories at the atomic scale (bonds, packing, short and medium range order, connectivity, etc.) and the resulting macroscopic properties …

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Prof. Dingwell

International Otto Schott Research Award

Prof. Dr. Donald Bruce Dingwell Director – Department for Earth and Enviromental Sciences Chair of Mineralogy and Petrology Research Professor for Experimental Volcanology Biography: Professor Dingwell earned his doctorate in Geology (Ph.D.) at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, in 1984 by writing a dissertation on the topic “Investigation of the role of fluorine …

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Dear conference delegate: Thank you for registering for the 1st Joint Meeting of DGG and ACerS-GOMD, comprising the 88th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Glass Technology (DGG) and the Glass & Optical Materials Division Annual Meeting (ACerS-GOMD), together with the 10th International Conference on Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass (AFPG), the …

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General information

Registration of participants For participation in the 1th Joint Meeting of DGG – AcerS GOMD 2014 please register online The registration is to do by 25 April 2014 at the latest. The registration will serve for the compilation of the list of participants. Registration fees Registration card (early bird registration by 31 March 2014!)   …

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At the Opening Ceremony of the congress, a number of highranking scientific awards will be presented:  International Otto Schott Research Award George W. Morey  Award Stookey Lecture of Discovery Award Norbert J. Kreidl Award Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Technology Lecture Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Science Lecture Adolf Dietzel Industry …

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Keynote lectures

M. Heyde, C. Büchner, L. Lichtenstein, H.-J. Freund, Fritz-Haber-Institute of the Max-Planck-Society, Germany The atomic structure of glass   H. A. Schaeffer, German Society of Glass Technology (DGG), Germany Diffusion phenomena in silica glass – revisited   E. Ronchetto, R. K. Brow, Missouri University of Science and Technology, United States; T. Clark, Owens-Illinois, Inc., United …

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Invited Speakers

P. Richet, IPGP, France; G. Ottonelle, Università di Genova, Italy Thermodynamics of silicate glasses and melts   M. Tatsumisago, A. Hayashi, Department of Applied Chemistry, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan Development of all-solid-state batteries using sulfide glass-ceramic electrolytes     P. Maass, Universitaet Osnabrueck, Germany; S. Martin, Iowa State University, United States; M. Schuch, Universitaet Osnabrueck, …

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Award SchottMemorial Beerkens

Otto Schott Memorial Medal

Dr. Ir. Ruud G.C.  Beerkens CelSian Glass & Solar b.v. Eindhoven, NL Biography: Ruud Beerkens started to work on Glass Technology in 1982. In 1986, he received a PhD on the “Chemistry of flue gases from glass furnaces” at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Between 1986-2001, he worked at TNO in the …

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Conference Chairs & Assistants Reinhard Conradt, GHI, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Andreas Prange, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Steve Martin, Iowa State University, USA Gang Chen, Ohio University, USA Conference Organization Ulrich Roger, Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft e.V. Glass & Optical Materials Division Officers Shibin Jiang, AdValue Technology. LLC, USA, President Randy Youngman, Corning Incorporated, USA Steven …

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Award Varshneya Technology Kiczenski

Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Technology Lecture

Dr. T.J. Kiczenski Research Scientist Corning Incorporated Corning, NY Biography: Dr. T.J. Kiczenski is a Research Associate in the Glass Research Group at Corning Incorporated. He is regarded as a subject matter expert on the design of fusion formable glass compositions as well as compaction and relaxation phenomena. His work includes investigations of the physics …

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Award Varshneya Science Micoulaut

Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Science Lecture

Dr. Matthieu Micoulaut UPMC Paris France Biography: Matthieu Micoulaut is Professor of Physics at Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) in Paris, France. He received his Ph.D. from the same university in 1993. His research centers on basic aspects such as the theory of disordered solids, oxide and chalcogenide glasses, phase change materials, and glass transition. He has …

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Norbert J. Kreidl Award

Peter J. Lezzi Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY 12180-3590, USA Biography: Peter Lezzi is a PhD student under the guidance of Professor Minoru Tomozawa at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York where he also completed his undergraduate work. His research interests in the area of glass science include …

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Award Stockey Hayden

Stookey Lecture of Discovery Award

Joseph S. Hayden Research Fellow Research and Technology Development SCHOTT North America, Inc. Duryea, PA Biography: Joseph S. Hayden has a BS in Physics from Saint Joseph’s University and a PhD in Chemical Physics from Brown University.  He joined the Schott Group in 1985, where he has worked in glass composition and process development with …

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Award Morey Elliott

George W. Morey Award

Prof. Stephen R Elliott Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge Cambridge CB2 1EW Biography: Stephen Elliott is Professor of Chemical Physics in the Department of Chemistry at Cambridge University and a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, UK. He has published more than 340 papers in several fundamental areas of glass science such as structure and …

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Andreas Kasper

Gehlhoff Ring

Dr. Andreas Kasper Saint – Gobain Sekurit Deutschland Herzogenrath R&D Center Biography: Dr. Andreas Kasper is a 60 year old researcher in the R&D centre of SAINT-GOBAIN in Herzogenrath, Germany. Additionally he’s a lecturer in the Faculty of Ceramics, Glass and Building Materials at the RWTH University, Aachen Germany. Being a materials chemist, his professional …

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ICG Technical Committees

ICG: TC 07 “Crystallisation & Glass Ceramics” on Monday, 26 May 2014, Room K7/8 ICG: TC 23 “Education” on Sunday, 25 May 2014, Room K7/8 ICG: TC 11 “Materials for Furnaces” (canceled) ICG: TC 09 “Energy Efficiency” on Friday, 30 May 2014, Room K7/8 ICG: TC 04 “Bioglasses” on Tuesday, 27 May 2014, Room K7/8

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Conference open for Registration

The conference is now open for registration! The conference programme has been completed and can be viewed and downloaded. (The latest changes can be found at DGG-GOMD-2014-Programme-Addendum-V04.pdf)

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By car Aachen is a traffic junction located in the Three-Country Point linking Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium. The following freeways directly lead to Aachen: From Cologne – Düsseldorf – Liège: A4 (E40) “Aachener Kreuz”: follow A544, exit “Europaplatz” (freeway ends here), leave the traffic circle towards city center, From the Netherlands: A4 (E40) exit …

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Congress Venue

The city of Aachen is a truly interesting conference venue. It not only hosts RWTH Aachen University, one of Germany’s finest schools of engineering, founded in 1870. Its roots date back to the Roman Empire where the city with its numerous hot spas served as a rest and recreation center for the Roman army. The …

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Do you have already booked your accommodation?

All participants of the ACerS-GOMD conference should consider making a reservation for their accommodation as soon as possible. (Special lower cost accommodations for students available.) There are summer tours in Aachen during the time of the conference that may make things busy.

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Nuclear Waste Forms – Fundamentals and Application

The session will focus on the use of glasses and glass-ceramics for the immobilization of nuclear and hazardous wastes. The renewed interest in nuclear power generation and fuel reprocessing means that the processing, properties and testing of glassy materials also need to be expanded. Additionally, new information on the performance of these materials are driving …

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Nucleus of DGG – ACerS GOMD

The idea to hold a joint conference between the German Society of Glass Technology (Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft DGG) and the Division of Glass and Optical Materials of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS-GOMD) was born at PACRIM 2011 in Cairns, Australia. It formed around the nucleus of the symposium “Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass” …

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Advances in Fusion & Processing of Glass (AFPG)

The symposium on Advances in Fusion & Processing of Glass (AFPG) addresses the latest developments in the field of glass production, with a strong emphasis on glass melting. In view of increasing energy costs, and of increasingly stringent environ­mental legislation, the symposium is more relevant than ever. Historically, AFPG has started in the late 80s …

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Energy Applications of Glass– Fundamentals and Application

Glass can be engineered with a wide range of properties and in many different forms to make it important in both active and passive applications for current and emerging energy and environmental technologies. This symposium aims to draw an arc from the fundamental approaches (interplay of theory, modelling and experiment) via material properties (compositional influences …

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