The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council
is a Trade Association of the Glass Industry
Request for Research Proposal:
Focus on gaining a deeper understanding of the relationship between Glass Surface Structure and Chemistry, Particularly as it relates to the Susceptibility to Chemical, Thermal, and Physical Damage. Proposal to answer the fundamental question: Where and how do flaws nucleate in glass?
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Proof and concept research and development anticipated.
Proposals will be considered to support graduate level research at the MS (1.5 year term) to PhD (3 year term) level.
Investment will be commensurate with the project scope, but is anticipated to be in the rage of $90,000 - $120,000/year.
The full RFP is available for download click here. Please download and read the entire RFP before submitting proposals.
Response Due Date:
May 15, 2013
Contacts and Submissions:
Technical questions may be addressed to the UGSG Technical Director, Dr. Alastair N. Cormack by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposal submissions should be sent by email UGSC Executive Assistant, Donna Banks by email: email@example.com or by mail Glass Manufacturing Industry Council - UGSC, 600 N. Cleveland Avenue, Suite 210, Westerville, OH 43082
· Response Evaluation:
The UGSC will evaluate the Response using the following criteria:
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