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RSC Conference: ISACS12 – Challenges in Chemical Renewable Energy

When Sep 03, 2013 12:00 AM to
Sep 06, 2013 12:00 AM
Where West Road Concert Hall, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP
Contact Name RSC Events
Contact Phone +44 (0) 1223 432254 / 432380
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Cambridge University is hosting the third event in the International Symposia on Advancing the Chemical Sciences (ISACS) series in 2013: Challenges in Chemical Renewable Energy. This meeting builds upon the success of ISACS 4 on Renewable Energy by bringing together leading scientists from across the world to share scientific developments in renewable energy generation and storage.

The conference will bring together exceptional researchers - all leading names in their field - for an outstanding plenary programme, complemented by contributed talks, together with extensive poster sessions that will provide many networking opportunities.


Speakers and Themes

Overview of bioenergy in Brazil
Professor Carlos Henrique Brito Cruz – Scientific Director at the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), Brazil

Professor Sir Richard Friend – University of Cambridge, UK
Professor Tobin J. Marks – Northwestern University, USA
Professor Anders Hagfeldt – Uppsala University, Sweden   

Solar fuels       
Professor Daniel G. Nocera – MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), USA
Professor Harry B. Gray – Caltech (California Institute of Technology), USA
Professor Dr Holger Dau – Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Professor Emily A. Carter – Princeton University, USA            

New battery materials         
Professor Jean-Marie Tarascon – University of Picardie Jules Verne, France
Professor Yang Shao-Horn – MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), USA
Professor Peter G. Bruce – University of St Andrews, UK
Professor Kisuk Kang – Seoul National University, Korea

Fuel cells       
Professor Sossina M. Haile – Caltech (California Institute of Technology), USA
Professor Fraser A. Armstrong – University of Oxford, UK
Professor Ib Chorkendorff – Technical University of Denmark

Molecular catalysis including bioinspired   
Professor Shunichi Fukuzumi – Osaka University, Japan
Professor Licheng Sun – KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Professor Matthias Beller – Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse, Germany
Professor Claudio J. A. Mota (Invited) – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Institute and School of Chemistry,INCT of Energy and Environment, Rio de Janerio,Brazil

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