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Materials Horizons Symposia


Georgia Institute of TechnologyCalifornia Institute of Technology and Northwestern University, USA
23 - 28 July 2014

Introduction

Materials Horizons symposia will comprise of three one-day symposia each at Georgia Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology and Northwestern University with materials scientists presenting their best materials research. The research showcased will be on a wide variety of cutting-edge topics in line with the ethos and scope of Materials Horizons.

The Executive Editor, Fiona McKenzie, the Chair of the Editorial Board, Professor Seth Marder, and the local hosts, Professor Sossina Haile and Professor Emily Weiss warmly invite you to take part in this event and look forward to welcoming you in either Atlanta, Los Angeles or Chicago.

Aims

The symposia will bring together exceptional researchers - all leading names in their field - for an outstanding plenary programme, together with an open lunch for all attendees that will provide many networking opportunities. The symposia are free to attend for all.

We are organising a poster session after the presentations at the Georgia Institute of Technology symposium. Poster abstracts will be reviewed and the authors notified of acceptable on or around July 7th. Please note not all posters will be accepted for presentation during the poster session.

Poster submission is now closed. 

Locations & Speakers

23 July - Georgia Institute of Technology

Hosted by Professor Seth Marder (Chair of the Materials Horizons Editorial Board)

Venue:  115 Student Center Theater - Level 1 Commons
Note: The poster session will be held in the Piedmont Room

Confirmed speakers:

Professor Valerie Ashby, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Professor Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Professor Zhiqun Lin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Professor Khalid Salaita, Emory University, USA
Professor Kenneth Sandhage, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Professor Natalie Stingelin, Imperial College London, UK
Professor Gleb Yushin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Although the meeting is free for anyone to attend we ask that you register using the link below

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25 July - California Institute of Technology

Hosted by Professor Sossina Haile (Materials Horizons Editorial Board member)

Venue:  Gates Annex, Room 22

Confirmed speakers:

Professor Bruce Dunn, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Professor Sossina Haile, California Institute of Technology, USA
Professor Alan Heeger, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Professor Richard Kaner, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Professor Julia Kornfield, California Institute of Technology, USA
Professor Thuc-Quyen Nguyen, University of California, Santa Barbara
Professor Yu Huang, University of California, Los Angeles

Although the meeting is free for anyone to attend we ask that you register using the link below.

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28 July - Northwestern University

Hosted by Professor Emily Weiss (Materials Horizons Advisory Board member)

Venue: Pancoe Auditorium

Confirmed speakers:

Professor Scott Barnett, Northwestern University, USA
Professor Joseph Hupp, Northwestern University, USA
Professor Tobin Marks, Northwestern University, USA
Professor Ralph Nuzzo, University of Illinois, USA
Professor Dmitri Talapin, University of Chicago, USA
Professor Michael Wasielewski, Northwestern University, USA
Professor Emily Weiss, Northwestern University, USA

Although the meeting is free for anyone to attend we ask that you register using the link below.

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Programme

Each event will run from 9.00 am - 5.00 pm and include a free lunch and coffee breaks. The full programme for each event can be downloaded from the links on this page.

Downloadable Files

Programme 23 July
Georgia Insitute of Technology
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Programme 25 July
California Insitute of Technology
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Programme 28 July
Northwestern University
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Materials Horizons

Materials Horizons

The new home for rapid reports of exceptional significance on innovative materials

Contact and Further Information

Dr Sam Keltie
Deputy Editor, Materials Horizons and Journal of Materials Chemistry A, B & C
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WF
Tel: 01223 432494