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The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium

Monday, September 12, 2016
8:30am to 5:00pm
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The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium 
Celebrating innovation in the science & technology of sustainability 
Monday, September 12, 2016  |  Ramo Auditorium
9:00 am to 5:00 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.
8:30   Coffee and Conversation on the Patio
9:00   Opening Comments
Dr. Jonas Peters, Bren Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech
9:15   From Multimetallic Catalysts to Nanoscale Phosphides: Atomically Precise Synthesis for Sustainable Solutions
Dr. Brandi Cossairt, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Washington 
10:15   Chemical Approaches to Addressing the Instability and Toxicity of Lead-halide Perovskite Absorbers
Dr. Hemamala Karunadasa, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Stanford 
11:15   Lunch Break (Unhosted -except for speakers and invited guests)
1:20   Managed Wildfire Effects on Forest Resilience and Hydrological Processes in the Sierra Nevada
Dr. Sally Thompson, Assistant Professor of Surface Hydrology at UC Berkeley
2:20   Market Design in Electric Distribution Networks
Dr. Na (Lina) Li, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics at Harvard
3:20   Afternoon Break
3:45   Engineering Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion</h3>
Dr. Xiaolin Zheng, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford 
4:45   Closing Comments
Dr. Jonas Peters: Bren Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech

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For more information, please contact Heidi Rusina by phone at 6263955956 or by email at [email protected] or visit Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech Events.