Challenges in Chemical Renewable Energy (ISACS12), 3-6 September 2013, Cambridge, UK


Challenges in Chemical Renewable Energy was the third event in the International Symposia on Advancing the Chemical Sciences (ISACS) series in 2013. This meeting built upon the success of ISACS 4 on Renewable Energy by bringing together leading scientists from across the world to share scientific developments in renewable energy generation and storage.


The conference brought together exceptional researchers - all leading names in their field - for an outstanding plenary programme, complemented by contributed talks, together with extensive poster sessions that provided many networking opportunities.


  • Photovoltaics
  • Solar Fuels
  • New battery materials
  • Fuel cells
  • Molecular catalysis                              

Scientific Committee

Dr Erwin Reisner (Co-Chair)
University of Cambridge, UK

Professor James Durrant (Co-Chair)
Imperial College, UK

Professor Christopher C. Cummins
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Professor Kazunari Domen
University of Tokyo, Japan

Professor Hubert Girault
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Professor Clare Grey
University of Cambridge, UK

Professor Antoni Llobet
Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain

Professor Jeffrey Long,
University of California, Berkeley, USA 

Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer
Heriot Watt University, UK


We would like to thank the following company for the co-sponsorship support of this event:

American Elements: global manufacturer of advanced chemical materials for renewable energy, green technology, photovoltaics, solar fuels, batteries, fuel cells, and hydrogen storage


Strem Chemicals

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