Title: Redox Processes in Electrochemistry: A Physics Perspective
Time: 10:00am-11:30am, September 19, 2018
Speaker: Prof. Kirk H. Bevan, Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

 

 

 

Dr. Flavio de Souza, Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC), Sao Paulo, Brazil and Dr. Lionel Vayssieres, Scientific Director International Research Center for Renewable Energy (IRCRE), Xi'an Jiaotong University, China after signing a 3-year research and educational agreement between UFABC and IRCRE during the 6th International Workshop on Nanotechnology, Renewable Energy & Sustainability (NRES) held on September 17, 2018.

 

 

Workshop dinner at the Qujiang Museum of Fine Arts, organized by Pierre Beiboutov, the Westin Xi'an assistant restaurant manager.

 

 

 

Title:Third-generation solar cells: fundamentals and scale-up
Time: 10:00am-11:00am, August 6, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Dena Pourjafari, Department of Applied Physics, Center for Advanced Research and Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (CINVESTAV – IPN Mérida), Mérida, Mexico

 

 

 

Title:Fabrication and Application of Gas Separation Membranes and Ion-exchange Membrance
Time: 8:00am-9:00am, July 3, 2018
Speaker: Prof. Gaohong He, Department of Chemistry, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, Liaoning, China

Title:A Soft Material Approach towards Grand Energy Challenges—An Emerging Class of Functional Polymers
Time: 9:00am-10:00am, July 3, 2018
Speaker: Prof. Guihua Yu, Texas Materials Institute, UT Energy Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Title:Electrocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Conversion of Energy and Chemicals Using Earth-Abundant Nanomaterials
Time: 10:00am-11:00am, July 3, 2018
Speaker: Prof. Song Jin, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA

 


 

 

Title: Ultrafast Exciton Dynamics and Light-driven H2 Generation in Colloidal Semiconductor Quantum Rod and Quantum Well Heterostructures
Time: 10:00am-11:00am, June 22, 2018
Speaker: Prof. Tianquan Lian, Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

 


 

 

Title: Role of cation disorder and oxygen redox on voltage and capacity of NaxRuO3 as Na ion battery cathode
Time: 10:00am-11:00am, March 12, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Mohammad Hussein Naseef AL ASSADI, Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

 


 

 

Title: Nanomaterials for Solar Energy Conversion Systems
Time: 10:00am-11:30am, February 1, 2018
Speaker: Prof. Gerko Oskam, Department of Applied Physics, Center of Research & Advanced Studies(Cinvestav), Mérida, Yucatan, México

 


 

 

Title:Novel Nanomaterials for Renewable Energy Applications
Time: 9:30-10:30am, December 12, 2017
Speaker: Prof. Clemens Burda, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

 


 

 

Title: Insight In Charge Carrier Dynamics Of Water Splitting From Electrochemical Impedance And Intensity-modulated Photocurrent Spectroscopy
Time: 4:00-5:00pm, November 13, 2017
Speaker: Ingrid Rodríguez Gutiérrez, Department of Applied Physics, Center for Advanced Research and Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (CINVESTAV – IPN Mérida), Mérida, Mexico

 


 

 

Title: Photonics of Bio-assembled Nanostructures: Ultrafast Plasmonic Energy Transfer, Generation of Hot Electrons and Chirality
Time: 10:00-11:30am, September 26, 2017
Speaker: Prof. Alexander Govorov, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA

 


 

 


 

 

Title: DFT investigation of Cobalt Sulphide catalytic properties for hydrogen evolution reaction
Time: 10:00-11:30am, August 16, 2017
Speaker: Prof. Marco Fronzi, International Research Center on Renewable Energy, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China

 


 

 

Title: Nano-Materials for Energy and Sustainability: From Atomic - Level to Large Scale Manufacturing
Time: 10:00-11:50am, July 11, 2017
Speaker: Prof. Na Lu, Sustainable Materials and Renewable Technology Lab, College of Engineering, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, IN, USA

 


 

 

Title: Plentiful Materials for Sustainable Energy Technologies and Medical Diagnosis
Time: 5:00-6:30pm, June 13, 2017
Speaker: Prof. Oomman K. Varghese, Department of Physics, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA

 


 

 

Title: Design Principles of Efficient Carbon-based Electrocatalysts for Clean Energy Conversion and Storage
Time: 10:00-11:30am, June 5, 2017
Speaker: Prof. Zhenhai Xia, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA

 


 

 

Title: Long-term Reliability of Pb-free Solder Between Copper Interconnect and Silicon in Photovoltaic Solar Cell
Time: 2:30-4:30 pm, April 26, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Omid Mokhtari, Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

 


 

 

Title:Anisotropic Topological Patterns in Diamond Electron Beam Induced Etching
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 am, March 31, 2017
Speaker: Prof. Marco Fronzi, International Research Center for Renewable Energy(IRCRE), Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

 


 

 

Title: Fuels from Sunlight: Multi-Physics Modeling, Materials Discovery and Prototype Development
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, December 22, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Chengxiang Xiang, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, California Institute of Technology, CA, USA

 


 

 

Title: Metal Nanostructures : From Chemistry at the nanoscale to exalted spectroscopies
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, December 13, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Jérôme Plain, LNIO, Charles Delaunay Institute, University of Technology of Troyes, France

 

 

 

Title: Quantitative optical characterization for nano-photonic and nano-plasmonic applications in sensing, energy conversion and light emission and extraction
Time: 9:20-9:45 am, December 10, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Juan Antonio Zapien, Dept. of Physics & Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, HK, China

 

Title: Photocatalytic Properties of Bismuth-Based Coatings
Time: 9:45-10:10 am, December 10, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Sandra E Rodil, lnstituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, CDMX, Mexico

 

Title: Nanophotonics for biomedical and optoelectronics applications
Time: 10:10-10:35 am, December 10, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Elder de Ia Rosa Cruz, Centro de Investigaciones en 6ptica, Leon, Gto., Mexico

 

Title: The Clean Energy Project: from Prediction to Synthesis
Time: 10:45-11:10 am, December 10, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Carlos Amador Bedolla, Dept. of Physics and Theoretical Chemistry, School of Chemistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico, CDMX, Mexico

 

Title: Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoscience and technology + Chirality = Chiral Nanotechnology
Time: 11:10-11:35 am, December 10, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Ignacio L. Garzón, Physics Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico, CDMX, Mexico

 

Title: Nanomaterials for Solar Energy Conversion Systems
Time: 11:35-12:00 am, December 10, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Gerko Oskam, Department of Applied Physics, CINVESTAV-IPN, Mérida, YUC, Mexico

 

Title: Introduction of Center for Applied Sciences and Technological Development
Time: 12:00-12:05 am, December 10, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Rodolfo Zanella Specia, Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnológico, National Autonomous University of Mexico, CDMX, Mexico

 

 

 

Title: Energy transfer and chemical dynamics on metal nanoparticle surfaces
Time: 9:00-10:30 am, December 5, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Jiebo Li, Chemistry Department, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

 

 

 

Title: Flexible & stretchable electronics
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, September 20, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Fabio Cicoira, Chemical Engineering Department, Polytechnique Montréal, QC, Canada

 

 

 


 

 

Title: Chemically Processed Inorganic Nanostructures for Energy & Health Applications
Time: 14:30-16:30, July 27, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Sanjay Mathur, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cologne, Germany

 


 

 

Title: Materials Engineering for Energy & Sustainability - From Atomic Level to Large-scale Production
Time: 10:00-11:30 am, July 25, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Na Lu, Sustainable Materials and Renewable Technology (SMART) Lab, Purdue University, IN, USA

 


 

 

Title: Piezoelectrochemical effects in Batteries: The Coupling of Mechanics & Electrochemistry
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, May 25, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Craig B. Arnold, Princeton Institute for Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM), Princeton University, NJ, USA

 


 

 

Title: Introduction of Department of Physics of Tamkang University
Time: 8:40-9:15 am, April 20, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Zi-Cong Zhou, Department of Physics, Tamkang University, Taiwan, China

 

Title: Study of the charge and spin ordering using neutron & x-ray scattering
Time: 9:15-9:50 am, April 20, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Chao-Hung Du, Department of Physics, Tamkang University, Taiwan, China

 

Title: Studying of Nanomaterials by X-ray Spectroscopic & Microscopic Techniques
Time: 10:10-10:45 am, April 20, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Way-Faung Pong, Department of Physics, Tamkang University, Taiwan, China

 

Title: Solid-liquid interface of graphene & traditional metal oxides
Time: 10:45-11:20 am, April 20, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Cheng-Hao Chuang, Department of Physics, Tamkang University, Taiwan, China

 

Title: In situ/operando x-ray spectroscopic study on energy materials
Time: 11:20-11:55 am, April 20, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Chung-Li Dong, Department of Physics, Tamkang University, Taiwan, China

 


 

 

Title: Patterned Growth ZnO Nanorods by using Low Temperature Wet Chemical Method
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, April 11, 2016
Speaker: Mr. Amir Hassanpour, Department of Physics, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada

 

 


 

 

Title: Towards High-Performance Solar Devices: Solar Photovoltaics, Solar Control Coatings & Solar Fuels
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, March 8, 2016
Speaker: Prof. Nazir P. Kherani, Departments of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

 

 


 

 

Title: Enabling Unstable Semiconductors for Efficient & Stable Solar Fuel Energy Conversion
Time: 9:00-10:30 am, December 28, 2015
Speaker: Dr. Ke Sun, Division of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA, USA

 

 


 

 

Title: Strongly Correlated Materials in Low Dimension: Case Study of VO2 Nanostructures Based Gas Sensors
Time: 10:00-11:30 am, December 25, 2015
Speaker: Dr. Aline Simo, iThemba LABS, Cape Town, South Africa

 

 


 

 

 

Title: Engineering Living Microorganism for Nanomedicine & Bio-Energy Devices
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, September 29, 2015
Speaker: Prof. Hossein Hosseinkhani, Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, China

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

Title: Developing Nanostructures for Solar Cell & Catalytic Applications
Time: 9:30-10:30 am, April 29, 2015
Speaker: Prof. Dongling Ma, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique - Énergie, Université du Québec, Varennes, QC, Canada

 

 


 

 

Title: Lanthanide-Doped Nanoparticles: Excitation in the Near-Infrared for Applications in Biology & Nanomedicine
Time: 9:30-10:30 am, April 27, 2015
Speaker: Prof. Fiorenzo Vetrone, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique - Énergie, Université du Québec, Varennes, QC, Canada

 

 


 

 

Title: Complex Nano-materials by Solution Chemistry-From molecules to applications
Time: 9:30-10:30 am, March 9, 2015
Speaker: Prof. Gunnar Westin, Chemistry-Ångström, Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

 

 


 

 

Title: Metal Oxide Semiconductors as Visible Light Photocatalysts
Time: 9:00-10:00 am, November 6, 2014
Speaker: Dr. Vassilis Binas, Institute for Electronic Structure and Laser, Greece National Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas, Greece

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

Title: Highly Efficient CIGS Based Devices for Solar Hydrogen Production: From photoelectrochemical cells to PV-electrolysis and back again
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, September 18, 2014
Speaker: Dr. Jesper Jacobsson, Department of Chemistry-Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

 

 


 

 

Title: Wiring inorganic & organic materials and design rules for hybrid solar cells
Time: 14:00-16:00, September 17, 2014
Speaker: Prof. Saif A Haque, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

 

 


 

 

Title: Atomistic modeling of wide-gap oxide semiconductors
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, September 16, 2014
Speaker: Mr. Maofeng Dou, Multi-scale Materials Modeling, KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 


 

 

Title: Plasmon-Mediated Surface Chemistry for Solar Photocatalysis
Time: 9:00-10:30 am, July 22, 2014
Speaker: Prof. Wei David Wei, Department of Chemistry & Center for Nanostructured Electronic Materials, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

 

 


 

 

Title: Shed Light on Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Time: 9:00-10:30 am, June 16, 2014
Speaker: Prof. Jin Zhong Zhang, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, USA

 

 


 

 

Title: Non-aqueous Sol-gel Routes to Nanostructured Functional Materials
Time: 9:30-11:00 am, May 19, 2014
Speaker: Prof. Nicola Pinna, Department of Chemistry, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

 

 


 

 

Title: Introduction of picosecond sciences with picosecond pulsed X-rays
Time: 9:00-10:30 am, March 28, 2014
Speaker: Prof. Sang-Wook Han, Department of Physics Education and Institute of Fusion Science, Chonbuk National

University, Jeonju, Republic of Korea

 

 


 

 

Title: Application of Synchrotron X-ray spectroscopy in Material Science
Time: 9:30-11:30 am, March 25, 2014
Speaker: Dr. Chungli Dong, National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Taiwan, China

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

Title: Janus Tecton: a Versatile Platform for Non-Covalent Functionalization of Graphite by Surface-Confined Self-Assembly
Time: 9:30-10:20 am, October 18, 2012
Speaker: Prof. Andre-Jean Attias, Laboratoire de chimie des Polymères, Université Paris, Paris, France

 

• Title: Light Conversion to Light, Electricity and Heat: Applications in Solid-state Lighting, Energy & Biomedical
Time: 10:20-11:10 am, October 18, 2012
Speaker: Prof. Ru-Shi Liu, Department of Chemistry, Taiwan National University, Taiwan, China

 

• Title: Complex materials through solution based processes
Time: 11:10-12:00 am, October 18, 2012
Speaker: Prof. Gunnar Westin, Department of Chemistry, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

 

• Title: Industrial application of solution processing
Time: 10:00-11:00 am, October 23, 2012
Speaker: Prof. Gunnar Westin, Department of Chemistry, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

 

Title: Metal Oxide Quantum-based Structures: Aqueous Design, Electronic Structure & Applications
Time: 11:00-12:00 am, October 23, 2012
Speaker: Prof. Lionel Vayssieres, International Research Center for Renewable Energy, State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow in Power Engineering, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China