A mini Interactive Web Course on
GLASS in ENERGY
January 17 - March 1, 2012
ALL registered participants should have received detailed Information and Instructions on the Glass in Energy Course by e-mail.
If you registered for the course but did not receieve this information, please contact Sarah at email@example.com
Professor Rui Almeida, IMI-NFG Sabbatical Faculty (currently on leave from Instituto Superior Tecnico (Technical University of Lisbon), Portugal
Professor Himanshu Jain, Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University
No assigned text book. Slides for each lecture will be available on-line.
Dates and Time
Starts: January 17, 2012. Ends: March 1, 2012 (7 weeks)
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12.10-1.00 pm
Location for Lehigh University Students: Room 451 Whitaker Lab
Distance Learners: Web log-on information will be sent to all registered students prior to the first scheduled lecture.
This course will be offered during the Spring Semester of 2012. It will provide an overview of the use of glass in different applications in the field of energy. It will start with a general introduction to the fabrication process and most relevant properties of glass, followed by a review of the specific energy domains where glass is currently applied or is expected to be used in the near future.
Undergraduate level background in materials and/or engineering is beneficial
- Fundamental of glass science and technology: fabrication and properties
- Energy savings in glass manufacturing
- Glasses for solar energy: low-emissivity glass, glasses for solar concentration and photovoltaics
- Glasses for wind energy
- Glasses for nuclear waste vitrification
- Glasses for fuel cells, super-capacitors and lithium batteries
- Laser glass and phosphor-glass composites for white light generation
REGISTER ONLINE > Online registration is now closed. If you wish to participate in this course, please download a Registration Form , complete and return by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . Thank you.
(for non-Lehigh University students only - *Lehigh University students please see special instructions below).
This course is supported by International Materials Institute for New Functionality in Glass and offered to students at no charge.
This course will include 14 one-hour lectures. Any course credits (and assessment) must be determined by the student's own university.
*Special instructions to
LEHIGH UNIVERSITY students only:
- If you are taking this course for credit you MUST register
for MAT 498 (15710) through the Office of the Registrar. (Registration begins Monday November 7, 2011).
If you are taking this course just for interest (ie. not for credit), you must register online above.
Having problems registering online or questions regarding registration: please contact Sarah Wing
Course schedule and information will be sent to all registered participants by e-mail.
Associate Director, IMI-NFG.
Professor Rui M Almeida
(email@example.com), Sabbatical Faculty Member, IMI-NFG, Lehigh University