International Materials Institute
for New Functionality in Glass

US-China Winter School on New Functionalities in Glass
Zhejiang University, China
January 4-15, 2010

Program of Events

Monday, January 4th
13:00 - 18:00 Pick Up from Nanjing Hotel, Shanghai and Pedong Airport (actual times to be confirmed)
18:00 - 20:00               Welcome Reception (Yuquan Hotel)
 
Tuesday, January 5th
07:30 - 08:30               Breakfast (Yuquan Hotel)
Chair: Jianrong Qiu, Zhejiang University, PRC
 09:30 - 09:45          Opening Speech 1: Welcome and Introduction to the Zhejiang University
Jianhua Yan, Graduate School of Zhejiang University, PRC
Zhizhen Ye, Dept. Mat. Sci. Eng., Zhejiang University, PRC
Youchun Shi, Corning Inc., USA
09:45 - 10:15              Opening Speech 2: Introduction to Winter School
Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University, USA
Jianrong Qiu, Zhejiang University, PRC
10:15 - 10:45              Taking Pictures and Break

Chair: Jiang Chang, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PRC

10:45 - 12:00   Lecture 1: Glass and Energy
Arribart Hervé, Henri, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, France
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break

Chair: Sabyasachi Sen, University of California at Davis, USA

13:30 - 14:45               Lecture 2: Electrochemical Applications of Glass: New    Functionalities for a Greener Future
Steve Martin, Iowa State University, USA
14:45 - 15:00               Break
15:00 - 16:15               Lecture 3: Bioactive glasses and glass-ceramics for biomedical applications
Jiang Chang, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PRC
16:15 - 16:30               Break
16:30 - 17:30               Discussion of the lecture topics and student presentations
 
Wednesday, January 6
07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast (Yuquan Hotel)

Chair: Guorong Chen, East China University of Science and Technology, PRC

09:00 - 10:15               Lecture 4: Glass: Structure Determination by Synchrotron Based Scattering and Spectroscopic Techniques
Sabyasachi Sen, University of California at Davis, USA
10:15 - 10:30              Break
10:30 - 11:45               Lecture 5: High power laser glass and its application
Lili Hu, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, CAS, PRC
11:45 - 13:30               Lunch Break

Chair: Arribart Hervé, Henri, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, France

13:30 - 14:45               Lecture 6: Preparation, Properties and Applications of Chalcogenide Glasses
Guorong Chen, East China University of Science and Technology, PRC
14:45 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 17:30               Discussion of the lecture topics and student presentations
 
Thursday, January 7th
07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast (Yuquan Hotel)
09:00 - 12:00               Campus and lab tours (Zijingang Campus of Zhejiang University)
12:00 - 13:30               Lunch Break
13:30 - 16:30              Museum tours (Hangzhou Nature Museum and History Museum)
 
Friday, January 8th
07:30 - 08:30               Breakfast (Yuquan Hotel)

Chair: Yiwang Bao, China Building Materials Academy, PRC

09:00 - 10:15               Lecture 7: Glass Surfaces and Coatings for New Functionality
Carlo Pantano, Pennsylvania State University, USA
10:15 - 10:30              Break
10:30 - 11:45               Lecture 8: Functional Glasses by Coatings or Thin Films
Xiujian Zhao, Wuhan University of Technology, PRC
11:45 - 13:30              Lunch Break

Chair: Steve Martin, Iowa State University, USA

13:30 - 14:45               Lecture 9: Sensitivity of Glass to Processing Conditions: Good or Bad?
Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University, USA
14:45 - 15:00              Break
15:00 - 17:30               Discussion of the lecture topics and student presentations
 
Saturday January 9th
Free time: Trip to the West Lake and Xixi National Wetland Park
 
Sunday January 10th
Free time  
 
Monday January 11th
07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast (Yuquan Hotel)

Chair: Carlo Pantano, Pennsylvania State University, USA

09:00 - 10:15               Lecture 10: Why Does Glass Break ? A Review of Recent Studies of the Strength and Fatigue Behavior of Silicate Glasses
Richard Brow, Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:45               Lecture 11: Mechanical properties and robustness evaluation of glass materials in building.
Yiwang Bao, China Building Materials Academy, PRC
11:45 - 13:30               Lunch Break

Chair: Lei Xu, Fudan University, PRC

13:30 – 14:45              Lecture 12: Femtosecond laser induced microstructures in glass
Jianrong Qiu, Zhejiang University, PRC
14:45 - 15:00              Break
15:00 - 17:30               Discussion of the lecture topics and student presentations
 
Tuesday January 12th
07:30 - 08:30               Breakfast (Yuquan Hotel)

Chair: Richard Brow, Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA

9:00 – 10:15 Lecture 13: Structure formation of rare-earth ions doped transparent glass ceramics-nucleation and crystallization of nanocrystals in glass matrix
Yuansheng Wang, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PRC
10:15 - 10:30              Break
10:30 - 11:45               Lecture 14: Optical microfibers and nanofibers: Fabrication, Properties and applications
Limin Tong, Zhejiang University, PRC
11:45 - 13:30               Lunch Break

Chair: Yuansheng Wang, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PRC

13:30 - 14:45               Lecture 15: Organic/Inorganic hybrid materials based optical microcavities and applications
Lei Xu, Fudan University, PRC
14:45 - 15:00               Break
15:00 - 17:30               Discussion of the lecture topics and student presentations
 
Wednesday January 13th
07:30 - 08:30               Breakfast (Yuquan Hotel)
09:00 - 12:00               Travel to Shanghai (Nanjing Hotel)
12:00 - 13:30               Lunch Break
13:30 - 16:30               Sightseeing of Yu Garden and Shanghai Pudong district
 
Thursday January 14th
07:30 - 08:30               Breakfast (Nanjing Hotel)
09:30 - 12:00               Visiting Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, CAS
12:00 - 13:30              Lunch Break
14:30 - 16:30               Visiting Shanghai Lightsource, CAS
18:00 - 20:00              Banquet
 
Friday January 15th       
07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast (Nanjing Hotel)
 

Departures

Planned Visits, Tours and Lab Demonstrations (some examples)

Shanghai Light Source
  • Shanghai Light Source
  • Shanghai Institute of Ceramics


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DMR-0844014.
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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