Dr. Jincheng Du is organizer and Program Chair of the Glass & Optical Materials Division (GOMD) (American Ceramic society) annual meeting May 20-24, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s program will feature five symposia: Fundamentals of the glassy state; Glasses in healthcare; Optical and electronic materials and devices, Glass technology and cross-cutting topics; and Symposium to honor Prof. L. David Pye—glass scholar and ambassador. Technical leaders from industry, national laboratories, and academia will lead technical sessions featuring both oral and poster presentations that provide an open forum for glass scientists and engineers from around the world to present and exchange findings on recent advances in various aspects related to glass science and technology.
Students are encouraged to enter their presentations in the annual poster competition for professional recognition and cash awards. Students attending GOMD 2018 are invited to attend a career round table discussion with scientists from industry, national laboratories, and academia about career opportunities and other topics in a casual environment. GOMD 2018 will provide a unique opportunity for students to learn, interact, and win.