Nanoscience Global Lecture

Andre Geim (The University of Manchester), Omar Yaghi (University of California, Berkeley), and Judy J. Cha (Yale University)
Friday, 20 November 2020 - 10:00am

In celebration of the upcoming 20th anniversary of the journal, we are excited to announce the launch of the new Nanoscience Global Lecture presented by Nano Letters. This monthly series features engaging talks from leaders across nanoscience research highlighting exciting nanoscience progress. Each event will include two featured talks as well as a talk from an early career researcher. We look forward to stimulating an insightful discussion on addressing the global challenges by nanotechnology.

 Sir Andre Geim, Regius & Royal Society Research Professor @The University of Manchester

 Prof. Geim was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking work on graphene, and is attributed with initiation of two new research fronts in addition to graphene – diamagnetic levitation and gecko tape. He has been named as one of the world’s most active scientists, and the author of two of the 100 most cited research papers in human history.

Omar Yaghi, James and Neeltje Tretter Chair Professor of Chemistry @University of California, BerkleyProf. Yaghi's research encompasses the synthesis, structure and properties of inorganic and organic compounds and the design and construction of new crystalline materials. He is widely known for pioneering several extensive classes of new materials: Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs), Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs), and Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks (ZIFs). Judy J. Cha, Carol and Douglas Melamed Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science @Yale UniversityProf. Cha's Research Group focuses on nanoscale materials for their novel electronic properties and potential applications,  including 2D layered chalcogenides and other 2D nanosheets for fundamental understanding of quantum-mechanical electronic orders.