Glass Science and Technology

We study the composition-structure-property relationships of oxide glasses and design glasses and related materials for a variety of engineering applications, including electronic, optical, mechanical, chemical, and biomedical. Research has been sponsored by a variety of federal agencies, including the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the National Institutes of Health, and the national labs, as well as industry.

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Interested in discussing the research we are working on or learning more? Please contact:

Richard Brow

Curators' Distinguished Professor

Research Interests

Structure, properties and applications of glass, including sealing glasses, glasses for biomedical applications, glass surfaces and strength, glasses for waste encapsulation, optical glasses, and 3D processing of glass.