Resnick Institute

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium 2016


September 12, 2016

8:30 am to 5:00 pm
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 2016 Resonate Award winner will also be announced at the event.


8:30 Coffee and Conversation on the Patio

9:00 Opening Comments

9:15 From Multimetallic Catalysts to Nanoscale Phosphides: Atomically Precise Synthesis for Sustainable Solutions

10:15 Chemical Approaches to Addressing the Instability and Toxicity of Lead-halide Perovskite Absorbers

11:15 Lunch Break (Unhosted -except for speakers and invited guests)

1:20 Managed Wildfire Effects on Forest Resilience and Hydrological Processes in the Sierra Nevada

2:20 Market Design in Electric Distribution Networks

3:20 Afternoon Break

3:45 Engineering Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion

4:45 Closing Comments

Schedule PDF

Additional Information

  • This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP required and seating is on a first come basis.
  • Lunch will be unhosted except for speakers and invited guests. On campus dining options include Chandler and the Broad cafes. There are also many off-campus dining options a short walk away on Lake Avenue
  • Directions to Caltech, event map, campus maps and parking information