Started in 2006, Molecular Frontiers operates as a non-profit organization, hosted by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Its Scientific Advisory Board, a group of eminent scientists including many Nobel Prize laureates, represent expertise from a wide range of molecular science disciplines
Date: November 4, 2014
For the first time, a Molecular Frontiers Symposium took place at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, which is where the Molecular Frontiers headquarters is located.
The symposium was held in conjunction with the annual Materials Science conference at Chalmers, Materials for Tomorrow, which this year dealt with the topics "Materials for Energy Applications" and "Sports Technology".
Lectures, in chronological order:
Links to video recording provided where available.
Making Materials That Hate Water To Love Water: The Transformative Power of Chemistry. |
Richard Zare, Stanford University, United States
Nanoscience and the Future of the Carbon Cycle |
Paul Alivisatos, University of California, Berkeley, United States
Thin-Film Organic Semiconductors for Energy-Economic Electronics |
Richard Friend, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
From Molecules to Efficiency of Process Units |
Signe Kjelstrup, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
The Ribisome: Life's Vital Bonding Machinery
Nobel Prize laureate Ada Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Concentrating Solar Thermal Power - Pros and Cons |
Erik Pihl, Göteborg, Swedish Energy Agency, Sweden
Panel discussion - questions from high school students |
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