2013 Spring Symposium Agenda, Day Two

Plenary Speaker; Electronics Session; Energy & Environment Session
May 22, 2013 - 8:30 am

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Wednesday May 22nd

Location: Newcomb Hall, Ballroom



8:30-9:00 AM:     Coffee and Bagels-Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge


9:00-9:15 AM:     Jeff Fox, Opening Remarks


9:15-10:00 AM: Plenary Presentation, Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

                           Title TBD 


Electronics Session:


10:00-10:30 AM: Keynote Speaker- Dr. Sam Bader, Argonne National Laboratory

                             “Spintronics –Implications for Energy, Information and Medical Technologies”                     


10:30-10:55 AM: John Lach, Electrical and Computer Engineering

    “The ASSIST Center: Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies”


10:55-11:20 AM:  Break-Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge


11:20-11:45 AM: Jiwei Lu, Materials Science and Engineering

                            "Oxide Thin Films for Nanoelectronics"


11:45-12:10 PM: Joe Poon, Physics

    "The Soft and Hard Ways to Amorphous-Nanomagnets"


12:10-1:00 PM:   Lunch- Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge


Energy & the Environment Session:


1:00-1:30 PM: Keynote Speaker- Dr. Martin Keller, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 “From Environmental Sciences to Next Generation Manufacturing Materials: How Important is Nano?”


1:30-1:55 PM: Brent Gunnoe, Chemistry

                        "New Catalysts for Energy and Chemicals: The C-H Functionalization Challenge"


1:55-2:20 PM: Mircea Stan, Electrical and Computer Engineering

                        Title TBD


2:20-2:45 PM: Patrick Hopkins, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - “Exceptionally Low Thermal Conductivities of Van der Waal Bonded Nanolaminate Films and Fullerene Derivatives”


2:45-3:00 PM:  Break


3:00-4:30 PM:  Questions and Answers with Dr. Stuart Wolf, nanoSTAR Director-Newcomb Hall Ballroom

                          Refreshments and adjourn-Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge