Carlo Pantano is Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. Pantano is a world-recognized expert on the science of glass and also enjoys glassblowing as a hobby.
Carlo Pantano, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science, works in the glassblowing studio in the basement of Steidle Building.
Carlo Pantano created an interdisciplinary course for undergraduates, “Introduction to Glassblowing Techniques and Materials,” to bring engineers and artists together.
A small blob of molten glass is "gathered" from the red-hot 2100 degrees Fahrenheit furnace on the tip of a long hollow metal rod called a blowpipe.