Program  
 
  Opening

 

 
    8:00-9:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

Chad Mirkin, IIN Director
Welcome and Introduction

 
9:00-9:10
 
    Session I Chair: Professor Vinayak Dravid  
    9:10-9:50

Mildred Dresselhaus
Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering
Emerita Institute Professor
Massachusetts Instiute of Technology

Title: Nanocarbons as a Model System for Nanotechnology Research
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Dresselhaus

9:50-10:00 Q&A

 

       
    10:00-10:40

Richard Kaner
Professor of Chemistry
University of California, Los Angeles

Title: Graphene Supercapacitors
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Kaner

10:40-10:50 Q&A

 

10:50-11:10 BREAK
       
    11:10-11:50

Hongkun Park
Professor of Chemistry and Physics
Harvard University

Title: Nano-Bio Interfaces and Single-Cell Transcriptomics: Innovative New Tools for Cell and Neurobiology
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Park
11:50-1200 Q&A
    12:00-1:30 PM LUNCH BREAK  
       
    Session II Chair: Professor Samuel Stupp  
   

1:30-2:10

David Tirrell
Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology

Title: Reinterpreting the Genetic Code: Non-Canonical Amino Acids in Protein Science and Engineering
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Tirrell
2:10-2:20 Q&A
         
    2:20-3:00

James Tour
T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Rice University

Title: Carbon Nanotechnology: From Graphene to Nanodevices
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Tour
3:00-3:10 Q&A
    3:10-3:30

BREAK

 
       
    Nanotechnology Town Hall on Energy and the Environment
     
    3:30-4:10

Daniel Schrag
Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology
Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering
Director of the University Center for the Environment
Director of the Laboratory for the Geochemical Oceanography
Harvard University

Title: Climate, Energy, and Innovation
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Schrag
     
    4:10-4:45 Open Discussion
Moderated by Professor Mark Ratner
       
   

Reception

 
    4:45-6:00 In atrium outside of Grand Ballroom  
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