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PACRIM 14 and GOMD 2021 Scheduled for December 12–17, 2021

14th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology (PACRIM 14) including Glass & Optical Materials Division 2021 Annual Meeting (GOMD 2021)

PACRIM 14 and GOMD 2021 scheduled for December 12–17, 2021

In light of recent events related to the coronavirus known as COVID-19, The American Ceramic Society is announcing that the 14th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology (PACRIM 14) including Glass & Optical Materials Division 2021 Annual Meeting (GOMD 2021) is being postponed until December 12–17, 2021.

Please note, if you have submitted an abstract for this conference, it will be carried over to the new dates. If you haven’t already submitted an abstract, we have extended the deadline to July 31, 2021.


New abstract deadline: July 31, 2021


PACRIM14 will provide a unique forum for knowledge exchange and sharing, and facilitate the establishment of new contacts from all over the world. The technical program will cover a wide range of exciting and emerging topics organized into a 7-track system which includes 42 symposia planned that will identify global challenges and opportunities for various ceramic technologies.


  • Multiscale Modeling, Simulation and Characterization
  • Innovative Processing and Manufacturing
  • Nanotechnology and Structural Ceramics
  • Multifunctional Materials and Systems
  • Ceramics for Energy Systems
  • Ceramics for Environmental Systems
  • Biomaterials, Biotechnologies, and Bioinspired Materials

We anticipate strong participation of colleagues from cooperating societies, including CerSJ, KCerS, CCS, AusCerS, and other ceramic societies from around the world. ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division (GOMD) will host its division meeting at PACRIM14.

PACRIM Program Chair

Michael C. Halbig

Michael C. Halbig
NASA Glenn Research Center
Cleveland, Ohio
[email protected]

The GOMD 2021 technical sessions consisting of both oral and poster presentations, led by technical leaders from industry, national laboratories, and academia, will 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.  The program features over 22 sessions organized in five symposia:

  • Fundamentals of the Glassy State
  • Optical and Electronic Materials and Devices
  • Glass Interactions With its Environment
  • Glass Technology and Cross-Cutting Topics
  • Jonathan Stebbins Honorary Symposium

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GOMD Program Chairs

Doris Möncke and Mathieu Hubert
Doris Möncke                                  
Alfred University
Alfred, NY
[email protected]
Mathieu Hubert
Corning Research and Development Corp.
Corning, NY
[email protected]

GOMD Officers

GOMD 2020-2021 Officers
John Mauro
Pennsylvania State University
[email protected]
Joseph Ryan
Pacific Northwest National Lab
[email protected]
Vice chair
Gang Chen
Ohio University
[email protected]
Irene Peterson
Corning Research and Development Corporation
[email protected]

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