Monday, October 2, 2017
9:30 am

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium 
Celebrating innovation in the science & technology of sustainability 
Monday, October 2, 2017  |  Ramo Auditorium
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
 
Join us for a day in celebration of innovation in the science and technology of sustainability. This one-day academic program is designed to shine a spotlight on young researchers who have established research initiatives that show great promise in tackling some of the biggest science and engineering challenges toward a sustainable future. This event is free and open to the public.
 
No RSVP required and seating is on a first come basis.
 
SCHEDULE
 
9:30 am
Coffee and Conversation on the Patio
 
10:00 am
Opening Comments
 Jonas Peters, Bren Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Resnick Sustainability Institute
 
10:15 am
Shane Ardo Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Irvine
Is Water the Ideal Semiconductor for Direct Solar-Cell-Driven Desalination?
 
11:00 am
Nandini Ananth Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University
Designing Organic Molecules for Solar Photon Harvesting
 
11:45 am 
Lunch Break (Unhosted except for speakers and invited guests)
 
1:30 pm
Scott Jasechko Assistant Professor of Water Resources at the University of Calgary
The Age of Global Fresh Water Resources
 
2:15 pm
Desirée Plata Assistant Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering; Associate Director for Research, Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering at Yale
Can Controlling Matter at the Atomic Scale Solve Global-Scale Problems: Environmental Optimization Enables Precision Carbon Nanotube Synthesis
 
3:00 pm
Afternoon Break on the Patio
 
3:30 pm
Aditya D. Mohite Light-to-Energy Team Leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Optoelectronic Properties of Near Single-Crystalline Halide Perovskites
 
4:30 pm
Closing comments/End
 

 

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