Chair: Lori A. Neu – 412-624-8413



Posters presented at the American Scientific Symposiums are usually a mixture of text, tables, pictures and graphs.


Steve Anderson – TBA

Steve Anderson began his education as a scientific glassblower at Salem Community College in 1986. He has been employed as a scientific glassblower with Greatglas Inc., Wilmington, Delaware – 1986 to 1988, Honeywell Inc., Bloomington, Minnesota – 1988 to 1989, Aldrich Chemical Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin – 1989 to 1994, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska – 1994 to 1999. He is currently a Senior Scientific Glassblower with the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Steve has been a member of the American Scientific Glassblowing Society since 1987. He is currently the Awards Committee Chairman. He has been a member of the Midwest Section of the ASGS since 1989 and has held each of the officer positions.

Tracy Drier – TBA

Following his studies in scientific glassblowing at Salem Community College, Tracy accepted a position at Aldrich Chemical Company in Milwaukee. Since 2000 he has been working for the Chemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is an accomplished presenter at ASGS Symposia, having presented papers, posters and demonstrations. Received the Karl Walther Award for best Fusion Article and the Helmut-Dreschel Achievement Award in 2012.


Mike Souza

“Constructing a High Resolution Spectroscopy Cell”