Our department hosted the 8th Challenging Glass Conference!


On the 23rd and 24th of June, the Structural Glass research cluster of our Department hosted the 8th Challenging Glass conference at Het Pand in the historic centre of Ghent. The Conference was chaired by Prof. Jan Belis (UGent), Prof. Christian Louter (TU Delft), and Dr Freek Bos (TU Eindhoven) and welcomed 165 participants from 21 different nationalities. The program also included five keynote speakers who presented the latest innovations in glass research on topics ranging from sustainability to medical applications and the future Eurocode on Design of Glass Structures. Congratulations go also to our colleagues Evelien Symoens, Mirko Pejatovic, Shahryar Nategh and Danie Wium, who presented their work for the very first time at an international conference; their work was met with significant acclaim. For more information please visit https://challengingglass.com/#proceedings