Elayne Ashley and Her Favorite Elements

Scientific glassblower reveals her favorite elements

March 22, 2019

The monthly series "My Favorite Element" part of Georgia Tech's celebration of 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, #IYPT2019GT. Each month a member of the Georgia Tech community will share his/her favorite element via video.

Elayne Ashley is a scientific glassblower. Although she is based in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, she is available to any Georgia Tech unit to consult, design, modify, and fabricate scientific glassware. She designs and constructs glass apparatus in close collaboration with individual researchers. 

Ashley performs her glass-blowing wizardry and artistry in the Georgia Tech Glass Shop, located in Room L2305 in the Ford Environmental Science and Technology Building

Her favorite elements are .... Watch the video!

Renay San Miguel, communications officer in the College of Sciences, produced and edited the videos in this series. 

Other videos in this series are available at https://periodictable.gatech.edu/.

January 2019: Jeanine Williams, biochemistry major and track star

February 2019: Amit Reddi, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry


For More Information Contact

A. Maureen Rouhi, Ph.D.
Director of Communications
College of Sciences