Corporate Team Adoption Program

Corning Incorporated

Corning Incorporated is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 150 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences.
Today, Corning is a global leader in four vital market segments:

  • Display Technologies – glass substrates for LCD flat panel televisions, computer monitors, laptops and other consumer electronics
  • Environmental Technologies – ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems
  • Telecommunications – optical fiber, cable and hardware & equipment for telephone and internet communication networks
  • Life Sciences – optical biosensors for drug discovery

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The Team
The team consists of 21 active members for the 2007/2008 academic year. The team has participated in community services in the DC metropolitan area. Members of the team are also scheduled to go through the Howard University Nanoscience training which involves developing IC wafers in the NanoVan facility. This training is part of a project the team is involved in for Corning Inc.

A site visit to firm’s Research & Development facility is also scheduled. The ability of team members to develop IC wafers within the Howard University Nanovan will be showcased during this visit.