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Glass Science for Artists & Engineers

Monday, February 6, 2017, 5:45 PM
UTA Fine Arts Building, Room 148

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The Department of Materials Science and Engineering, in collaboration with The Glass Area and the Art + Art History Department will host a special lecture by the chief scientist at the Corning Museum of Glass,

JANE COOK, Ph.D.

Glass Science for Artists & Engineers

This lecture will explore the basic scientific nature of glass from the atoms up, using everyday chemistry and analogies to human nature, to use as a foundation to better understand the potential of glass in artists’ hands.

Jane Cook became chief scientist for The Corning Museum of Glass after 16 years at Corning Incorporated as a senior research associate, conducting research in inorganic materials processing and composition. focusing on material sciences.

She is author or inventor on over 40 publications and patent applications, in such diverse areas as metal matrix composites, pottery archeology, microwave ceramic processing, fiber optic splicing, glass mixing, glass-ceramic formulation, and silicon crystallization.

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