Resnick Institute

The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium 2019

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Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019

1:00 to 5:00 PM
Beckman Institute Auditorium | Caltech Campus


The Resnick Young Investigators Symposium celebrates innovators in the science and technology of sustainability.
This academic program highlights young researchers whose work shows great promise in tackling key science and engineering challenges related to sustainability.

In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the Resnick Sustainability Institute, our 2019 speakers are all former Resnick graduate fellows and Caltech alumni.

Speaker Lineup

Adam V. Subhas y

Adam V. Subhas

Assistant Scientist in Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The Marine Calcium Carbonate Cycle and its Role in Carbon Neutralization

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Samantha I. Johnson

Samantha I. Johnson

Computational Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Computational Understanding and Design of Catalysts for Energy Storage and Harvest

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Prineha Narang

Prineha Narang

Assistant Professor of Computational Materials Science at the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University

Quantum Optical Control of Catalysis

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Raymond Weitekamp

Raymond Weitekamp

Founder and CEO of polySpectra

A Tale of Two Technologies: Photonic Polymers from Publication to Product

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Schedule

1:00 | Opening Comments


1:15 | The Marine Calcium Carbonate Cycle and its Role in Carbon Neutralization


2:00 | Computational Understanding and Design of Catalysts for Energy Storage and Harvest


2:45 | Coffee Break


3:15 | Quantum Optical Control of Catalysis


4:00 | A Tale of Two Technologies: Photonic Polymers from Publication to Product


4:45 | Closing Comments


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