Resnick Institute

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium 2018

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September 11, 2018

9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Noyes 153 | Caltech Campus

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 2018 Resonate Award winner will also be announced at the event.

The 2018 Resnick Young Investigators Symposium is made possible by the generous support of Peter S. Cross (EE ’68) and Melanie J. Cross.

Speaker Lineup

Xile Hu

Xile Hu

Professor of Chemistry in the Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Chemistry of Electrocatalytic Materials

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Heather J. Kulik

Heather J. Kulik

Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT

Accelerating Sustainable Inorganic Design with Machine Learning

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Michal Leskes

Michal Leskes

Senior Scientist in the Department of Materials and Interfaces at the Weizmann Institute of Science

Probing Bulk and Interfacial Properties of Energy Storage Materials by New Diagnostic Approaches

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Bryan McCloskey

Bryan D. McCloskey

Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC, Berkeley; Chemical Faculty Engineer in the Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Division at LBNL

Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction at Plasmonic Nanostructured Metal Electrodes

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Guihua Yu

Guihua Yu

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin

A Soft Material Approach towards Grand Energy Challenges—An Emerging Class of Functional Polymers

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Schedule

9:30 | Coffee and Conversation on the Patio


10:00 | Opening Comments


10:15 | A Soft Material Approach towards Grand Energy Challenges—An Emerging Class of Functional Polymers


11:00 | Probing Bulk and Interfacial Properties of Energy Storage Materials by New Diagnostic Approaches


11:45 | Lunch Break (Unhosted -except for speakers and invited guests)


1:30 | Accelerating Sustainable Inorganic Design with Machine Learning


2:15 | Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction at Plasmonic Nanostructured Metal Electrodes


3:00 Afternoon Break


3:30 | Chemistry of Electrocatalytic Materials


4:30 Closing Comments / End


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