The ICG offers four awards for advancement of glass science and technology.
WOLDEMAR A. WEYL INTERNATIONAL GLASS SCIENCE AWARD
was established in 1976 by Pennsylvania State University in collaboration with the ICG in memory of Prof. W.A. Weyl*.
It is awarded once every three years to an outstanding young scientist working in glass research.
*formerly affiliated with the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Silicate Research, Berlin, and with the Pennsylvania State University.
THE GOTTARDI PRIZE
initiated in 1987 in memory of Prof. V. Gottardi* is awarded annually to young people with outstanding achievements in the field of glass in research and development, teaching, writing, management or commerce.
*former ICG president and affiliated with the University of Padua.
THE ICG PRESIDENTíS AWARD
was established in 1995 to recognise outstanding lifetime contributions to the international glass community in areas such as scientific discoveries, engineering developments, artistic accomplishments leadership and communications.
THE TURNER AWARD
Inaugurated in 2002 in memory of Prof. W.E.S. Turner*, rewards those who have made a noteworthy contribution to the ICG Technical Committees.
* first ICG president and founder of the Department of Glass Technology at Sheffield University.
Weyl International Glass Science Awardees
|1977||P. Schulze (US)|
|1980||D. Ravaine (FR)|
|1983||B. Smets (NL)|
|1986||G. Scherrer (US)|
|1989||T. Michalske (US)|
|1992||Y. Watanabe (JP)|
|1995||E. Pope (US)|
|1998||S. Sen (UK)|
|2001||H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem (DE)|
|2004||M. Dejneka (US)|
|2007||A. Hayashi (JP)|
|2010||J. Mauro (US)|
|2013||L. Wondraczek (DE)|
|2016||Qiang Fu (US)|
Gottardi Prize Awardees
|1987||P. Fournier (FR) & ex aequo F. Geotti-Bianchini (IT)||1988||A. Duràn Carrera (ES)|
|1989||H. J. Barklage-Hilgefort (DE)||1990||K. Hirao (JP)|
|1991||D. M. Krol (NL)||1992||M. Guglielmi (IT)|
|1993||E. D. Zanotto (BR)||1994||R. G. C. Beerkens (NL)|
|1995||M. Tatsumisago (JP)||1996||R. K. Brow (US)|
|1997||M. Mennig (DE)||1998||X. Zhao (CN)|
|1999||K. Nakanishi (JP)||2000||A. Clare (US)|
|2001||T. Uchino (JP)||2002||J. Deubener (DE)|
|2003||M. Mika (CZ)||2004||B. Hehlen (FR)|
|2005||S. Jiang (CN)||2006||K. Tadanaga (JP)|
|2007||L. Cormier (FR)||2008||K. Fujita (JP)|
|2009||R. Keding (DE)||2010||M. Pascual (ES)|
|2011||J. Mauro (USA)||2012||T. Honma (JP)|
|2013||L. Wondraczek (DE)||2014||J. Jones (UK)|
|2015||D. Brauer (DE)||2016||R. Martin (UK)|
ICG President’s Award Winners
|1995||A.R. Cooper (US), N. J. Kreidl (US), J. Stanek (CZ)|
|1998||M. Cable (UK), H. Rawson (UK), J. Petzoldt (DE)|
|2001||G. Fuxi (CN), P. Gilard (BE), O. Mazurin (RU)|
|2004||C. Guillemet (FR), F. Nicoletti (IT), N. Soga (JP)|
|2007||J. Barton (FR), A. Varshneya (US), A. Yaraman (TR)|
|2010||G. Frischat (DE), D. Pye (US), H. Schaeffer (DE)|
|2013||J. Matousek (CZ), I. Gutzow (DE), S Sakka (JP), D. Day (US)|
|2016||N. F. Borrelli (US), A. Makashima (JP), J M Parker (UK), Peng Shou (CN)|
Turner Award Winners
|2002||O. Corumluoglu (TR)|
|2003||P. Polato (IT)|
|2004||R. M. Brill (US) and J. M. Parker (UK)|
|2005||H. de Waal (NL)|
|2006||U. Kircher (DE) and I. Smith (UK)|
|2007||E. Guadagnino (IT)|
|2008||R. Beerkens (NL)|
|2009||W. Höland (LI)|
|2010||K. Bange (DE)|
|2011||R. Conradt (DE)|
|2012||S. Tanabe (JP)|
|2013||G. Albayrak (TK) and C. Anderson (FR)|
|2014||B. Scalet (IT)|
|2015||D. Köpsel (DE) and V Rupertus (DE)|
|2016||A. Bocaccini (DE) and S. Slade (UK)|
The picture shows Prof Reinhard Conradt receiving his Turner Award prize during the dinner after the ICG committee meetings in Piomibino Dese, Italy (11th November 2011). Others on the photograph (from left to right) are Dr R Langfeld (Steering Committee and Schott AG), Mr S Koob, chair of TC17 and from the Corning Glass Museum in the USA, C Leonelli (TC05) and finally sitting on his right is Mrs H Sesigur, of Sisecam, Turkey and also a member of the Coordinating Technical Committee.