Featured Talks

Featured talks are listed in chronological order.

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Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

John M. MartinisMonday, November 29
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

John M. Martinis, University of California, Santa Barbara, will present Materials for Superconducting Qubits. This event will be livestreamed from Boston on our virtual meeting platform. A rebroadcast will air Monday, December 6, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, with a live Q&A session. Learn more »

  

 

Plenary Session Featuring The Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Materials Science

James Fraser StoddartTuesday, November 30
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, Northwestern University, and a 2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, will present. This event will be livestreamed from Boston on our virtual meeting platform. A rebroadcast will air Wednesday, December 8, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, with a live Q&A session. Learn more »

  

 

Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Science

Stan WhittinghamTuesday, November 30
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

M. Stanley Whittingham, Binghamton University, The State University of New York, and a 2019 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, will present The Lithium Battery: From a Dream to Readiness to Take-On Climate Change—The Materials Challenges. This event will be livestreamed from Boston on our virtual meeting platform. A rebroadcast will air Tuesday, December 7, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, with a live Q&A session. Learn more »

  

 

Women in Materials Science & Engineering Keynote Talk

Cherie KaganWednesday, December 1
7:00 am - 8:30 am
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Cherie Kagan, University of Pennsylvania, will present Can You Get a Job with a Degree in Materials Science & Engineering? Learn more »

  

 

Von Hippel Award Talk

Harry Atwater Wednesday, December 1
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology, will present Trip the Light Fantastic. Learn more »

  

 

Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

Pupa GilbertWednesday, December 1
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Pupa Gilbert, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will present Diverse But Convergent Mesostructure in Biominerals. This event will be livestreamed from Boston on our virtual meeting platform. A rebroadcast will air Wednesday, December 8, 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm, with a live Q&A session. Learn more »

  

 

David Turnbull Lectureship

Nicholas A. KotovThursday, December 2
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Nicholas A. Kotov, University of Michigan, will present Nanoscale Biomemetics: From Self-Assembled Nanocomposites to Chiral Nanostructures. Learn more »

  

 

Symposium X—Frontiers of Materials Research

Naomi HalasThursday, December 2
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Naomi J. Halas will present Nanomaterials and Light Addressing Global Challenges. This event will be livestreamed from Boston on our virtual meeting platform. A rebroadcast will air Tuesday, December 7, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm, with a live Q&A session.  Learn more »

  

 

Distinguished Keynote

Kostya NovoselovWednesday, December 8
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Virtual

Sir Kostya Novoselov, The University of Manchester, and a 2010 Nobel Laureate in Physics, will present Materials for the Future. Learn More »

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