Glass is a material with nearly infinite possibilities. John Mauro, Dorothy Pate Enright Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, shares his experience working with glass in the worlds of industry and academia, discusses the do’s and don’ts of publishing your research in journals, and talks about the similarities between scientific and fantasy fiction writing.
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About the guest
John Mauro is Dorothy Pate Enright Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. Before moving to Penn State six years ago, he spent the first 18 years of his career as a glass scientist at Corning . He has made numerous contributions to the development of new glass systems, including a family called LionGlass that has half the carbon footprint of soda lime silicate glass. In his spare time, Mauro writes reviews of fantasy fiction books. His reviews can be found on Grimdark Magazine, Before We Go Blog, and Goodreads.
Founded in 1898, The American Ceramic Society is the leading professional membership organization for scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, and students working with ceramics and related materials.