International Year of Light Symposium
Where: Corwin Pavillion, the University of California Santa Barbara
When: October 8th, 1:00–6:30pm
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The University of California, Santa Barbara's is holding a Year of Light Symposium on October 8th, sponsored by the UCSB College of Engineering, the UCSB Photonics Society and the Institute for Energy Efficiency. The event features a prestigious panel of experts in the field, as well as a poster session filled with on-going research and industry activities, and four lectures by Nobel Laureates, including a key note lecture by Nobel Laureate and former Secretary of Energy, Steve Chu.
Henry T. Yang
Chancellor, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara
Richard A. Auhll Professor and Dean, College of Engineering, UC Santa Barbara
President Elect, The Optical Society of America
Session 1 Chair: Rod Alferness Richard A. Auhll Professor and Dean, College of Engineering, UCSB
Professor of Physics, UC Santa Barbara & Nobel Laureate
Director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency, Kavli Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, UCSB
Martin and Eileen Summerfield Professor of Applied Physics & Professor of Electrical Engineering, Caltech
Session 2 Chair: Gui Bazan Professor of Chemistry and Materials, UC Santa Barbara
Professor of Physics and Materials, UC Santa Barbara & Nobel Laureate
Professor of Physics, SLAC, Stanford University
Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Seek Thermal
3:15PM Session 3 Chair: Robert Leheny Associate Professor of Physics, Johns Hopkins University
Professor of Materials, Co-Director of the Solid-State Lighting & Energy Center, UCSB & Nobel Laureate
Professor of Materials and ECE, Co-Director of the Solid-State Lighting & Energy Center, UC Santa Barbara
Kavli Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Professor of ECE and Materials, UC Santa Barbara
4:10PM Session 4 Chair: Pierre Wiltzius Susan & Bruce Worster Dean of Science, UC Santa Barbara
Div. Vice President & Director, Corning West Technology
Assistant Professor of Physics and Materials, UC Santa Barbara
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry of Molecular Genetics, UC Santa Barbara
5:00PM Posters & Reception
6:30PM Keynote Chair: Rod Alferness Richard A. Auhll Professor and Dean, College of Engineering, UCSB
Professor of Physics & Molecular & Cell Biology, Stanford University & Nobel Laureate
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