Congratulations to Ph.D student Zhao-Yue Yao who successfully defended her Ph.D thesis on February 24, 2016! Zhao-Yue’s work on the mechanical properties of Cu-Zn and Pb-borate glasses was conducted in an intense collaboration with the “Mechanics and Glasses” group (LARMAUR) at the University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France, where she spent half of her Ph.D time.