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Arun Varshneya, Ph.D., professor of glass science and engineering at the Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering at Alfred University, will be awarded the President’s Award during opening ceremonies of the XXI International Congress on Glass July 2 in Strasbourg, France. The award, which has been presented every three years since it was established in 1994, is to “recognize outstanding lifetime contributions to the international glass community.”
Recipients are selected for their achievements in one or more of the following areas: scientific discoveries, engineering developments or applications, scholarship, artistic accomplishments, industrial/academic leadership, and communications within the international glass community. Varshneya was cited for his achievements in four areas: commitment to education, contributions to glass science research, contributions to glass technology applied research, and entrepreneurship for economic development of the region.
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