Debye Institute 30th Anniversary

Debye Institute 30th anniversary

This year, 2019, marks three decades of interdisciplinary research in the field of fundamental and applied nanomaterials science.

We will celebrate this anniversary with a scientific symposium on Thursday 17 October, 2019.

30th Anniversary Symposium

Symposium program
17 October, 2019

12.45    Arrival with coffee/tea

13.10    Welcome by Daniel Vanmaekelbergh, scientific director

13.15    Plasmonic Nanostructures: Artificial Molecules
Peter Nordlander, Rice University

14.00    Predicting catalytic selectivity in dilute alloys
Cynthia Friend, Harvard University

14.45    Tailoring bicontinuous materials by phase separation and interfacial assembly for energy efficient industrial processes
Martin Haase, Debye Institute, Physical and Colloid Chemistry

15.15    Coffee break

15.45    Topological quantum phases in graphene nanoribbons
Roman Fasel, Swiss Fed. Laboratories for Materials Science & Technology

16.30    Jamming in chocolate
Michiel Hermes, InProcess-LSP; Debye Institute, Soft Condensed Matter & Biophysics

17.00     Industrial Catalysis: Nanomaterials for grand applications
Peter van den Brink, Shell Global Solutions

17.30    Drinks

18.15    Dinner party and evening program for invitees