Resnick Institute

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium 2017

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October 2, 2017

9:30 am to 4:30 pm (TBC)
Ramo Auditorium | Caltech

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium celebrates innovators in the science and technology of sustainability. This one-day academic program will highlight young researchers whose work shows great promise in tackling key science and engineering challenges related to sustainability. The 2017 Resonate Award winner will also be announced at the event.

Speaker Lineup

Shane Ardo

Shane Ardo

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Irvine

Is Water the Ideal Semiconductor for Direct Solar-Cell-Driven Desalination?

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Nandini Ananth

Nandini Ananth

Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University

Designing Organic Molecules for Solar Photon Harvesting

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Scott Jasechko

Scott Jasechko

Assistant Professor of Water Resources at the University of Calgary

The Age of Global Fresh Water Resources

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Desirée Plata

Desirée Plata

Assistant Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering; Associate Director for Research, Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering at Yale

Can Controlling Matter at the Atomic Scale Solve Global-Scale Problems: Environmental Optimization Enables Precision Carbon Nanotube Synthesis

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Aditya D. Mohite

Aditya D. Mohite

Light-to-Energy Team Leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Optoelectronic Properties of Near Single-Crystalline Halide Perovskites

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Schedule

9:30 Coffee and Conversation on the Patio


10:00 Opening Comments


10:15 Is Water the Ideal Semiconductor for Direct Solar-Cell-Driven Desalination?


11:00 Designing Organic Molecules for Solar Photon Harvesting


11:45 Lunch Break (Unhosted -except for speakers and invited guests)


1:30 The Age of Global Fresh Water Resources


2:15 Can Controlling Matter at the Atomic Scale Solve Global-Scale Problems: Environmental Optimization Enables Precision Carbon Nanotube Synthesis


3:00 Afternoon Break


3:30 Optoelectronic Properties of Near Single-Crystalline Halide Perovskites


4:30 Closing Comments / End



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