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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus John D. Mackenzie

John D. Mackenzie, a professor emeritus of materials science and engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering who made pioneering contributions to glass and ceramics processing, passed away on Feb. 19, after a short illness, he was 94. Professor...

New ISGS Board of directors

The composition of the ISGS board of directors has changed after the last election in Saint Petersbourg. We welcome the new members: – Dr. Beatriz Julián-López Institute of Advanced Materials (INAM) at University Jaume I (UJI), Spain – Dr. Vladimir...

A new website and a new logo for the ISGS

Dear members, as you may have already seen, ISGS features a new website which is adaptive (it changes the appearance depending on the screen size and resolution used for visualization) and makes easier to update the contents. We hope you...

The new ISGS logo

A new logo of the international sol-gel society: deadline extended to 15th June The international sol-gel society launches a call to replace the actual logo with a new logomark (i.e. an image or symbol) and/or logotype (i. e. geometric shapes...

A happy new year!!!

Merry Christmas and happy new year full of exciting sol-gel science!!!

Interview: M. Takahashi, President of ISGS

The new President of the International Sol-Gel Society, Prof. Masahide Takahashi from Osaka Prefecture University (Japan), outlines the perspectives and future challenges of the sol-gel community. The International Sol-Gel Society (ISGS) is an organization that has assumed a leadership role...


In the name of the board of ISGS, I wish you a very happy new year 2016 !   In 2016, ISGS is organizing its “must attend” summer school, for more information please visit the website.

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99 “likes” today on the ISGS facebook page! Who will be the 100th? One annual ISGS membership to be won… 😉

What is Sol-Gel

Sol-Gel: a low temperature process for the materials of the new millennium A Sol-Gel introduction by Jean Phalippou – May 2000 GEL Synthesis There are two main ways to synthesize gels at room temperature. The first one consists of a...

Interview: J.-M. Nedelec, President of ISGS

Dear ISGS members, Last August in Madrid, the new board of our Society elected me to be the new president for the years to come.