International Materials Institute
for New Functionality in Glass

On-line Glass Learning Library

An important goal of the IMI-NFG is to provide learning resources for the glass community. Here we present a large (and growing) collection of glass learning materials including on-line video lectures on a number of interesting and important glass topics, most by world leading glass experts. The categories include:

Glass Education & Outreach aimed at K-12 Students, Teachers & General Public

Glass-related information and activities to help the novice understand and appreciate the contribution and excitement of glass. Includes information, presentations, video clips, hands-on activities and ideas for exciting student projects for the home or school lab - all collected to compliment the glass learning experience.

Technical Learning Library aimed at Science & Engineering Students and Professionals

This section includes video lectures and material such as

Semester Length Glass Courses:

  • NEW: Glass in Energy
  • Chalcogenide Glasses
  • Relaxation in Glass
  • Properties of Glass
  • Characterization and Structure of Glasses
  • US-Japan Winter School
  • Optical and Photonic Glasses
Invited Presentations from Important Glass Conferences and Workshops:
  • Synchrotron Techniques (2009)
  • Glass for Solar Energy (2008)
  • Scientific Challenges of Glass (2007)
  • Fracture Flow Conference (2006)
  • Interfaces Conference (2006)
  • 17th University Glass Conference (2005)

Tutorial & Advanced Topic Single Lectures & Series

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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