Resnick Institute

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium 2017

logo

2017 Recap

Ramo Auditorium | Caltech

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium celebrates innovators in the science and technology of sustainability. This one-day academic program highlights young researchers whose work shows great promise in tackling key science and engineering challenges related to sustainability. The 2017 Resonate Award is also 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?

Abstract
Nandini Ananth

Nandini Ananth

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

Designing Organic Molecules for Solar Photon Harvesting

Abstract
Scott Jasechko

Scott Jasechko

Assistant Professor of Water Resources at the University of Calgary

The Age of Global Fresh Water Resources

Abstract
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

Abstract
Aditya D. Mohite

Aditya D. Mohite

Light to Energy Team Leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Optoelectronic Properties of Near Single-Crystalline Halide Perovskites

Abstract

2017 Program

Opening Comments


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


Designing Organic Molecules for Solar Photon Harvesting


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


The Age of Global Fresh Water Resources


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


Afternoon Break


Optoelectronic Properties of Near Single-Crystalline Halide Perovskites


Closing Comments / End