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2011 Leo Hendrik Baekeland Award
Prof Peidong Yang. Click for Dr Yang's webpage

2011 Leo Hendrik Baekeland Symposium and Award Presentation to

Professor Peidong Yang

University of California at Berkeley  

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2011 – 12:00 - 5:30 PM

Fiber Optics Auditorium
101 Bevier Rd,
Rutgers University, Piscataway/Busch Campus
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854

Leo Hendrik Baekeland medal - click to enlarge

Materials & Energy

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12:00 - 12:30 Registration/Snacks
12:30 - 12:40

Landon Greene, Baekeland Symposium Chair

Welcome Address

12:40 - 1:30

Professor Omar M. Yaghi, UCLA

The 'Gene' within MOFs

1:30 - 2:20

Professor Thomas E. Mallouk, Penn State University

Light Harvesting and Water Splitting in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

2:20 - 3:10

Professor Galen D. Stucky, U of C Santa Barbara

Nanoscale Integration of Heterostructures For Energy Conversion

3:10 - 3:40 Break / Refreshments
3:40 - 4:30

Professor Charles M. Lieber, Harvard University

Nanowires: A Platform for Nanoscience and Technology

4:30 - 4:40

Dr. Jiwen Chen, NJ-ACS Section Chair

Baekeland Award Presentation

4:40 - 5:30

Professor Peidong Yang, U of C Berkeley

Keynote: Semiconductor Nanowires for Solar Energy Conversion

This symposium made possible by the generous support of Merck and an anonymous donor.


   Meeting:  The meeting will be held at Rutgers University (Piscataway/Busch Campus), at the Fiber Optics Auditorium

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   Parking:  Campus parking generally requires a permit, but arrangements have been made for participants to park without permits in Lots 54, 51, 67, 59, and 68. Parking lots are also shown on the campus map

   How to Register:  On-site registration is allowed, but for planning purposes we request you to register online using the registration form below.

   Additional questions: Contact Landon Greene (), Chair of the Baekeland Award Committee.


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