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    1st KAIST Emerging Materials Symposium, held on September 21-25, 2020 via Online Zoom/Youtube presentation given by 21 distinguished keynote speakers in Materials Science, Applied Physics, and Chemistry

    Opportunities for students, scientists, and engineers to experience the latest breakthroughs and big achievements in materials development, physical/chemical characterization with unique properties and functionality from the eminent scientists.

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    Emerging Nanomaterials and Soft Electronics
    Advanced Nanostructuring for Emerging Materials I
    Advanced Nanostructuring for Emerging Materials II
    Frontiers in Emerging Materials Research
    Advanced Energy Materials/Functional Nanomaterials I

    Advanced Energy Materials/Functional Nanomaterials II
    Latest Advances in Nanomaterials Research

    Day 1 (Monday, Sep. 21, 2020)

    Session I.

    Emerging Nanomaterials and Soft Electronics

    Prof. Younan Xia

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Email: younan.xia@bme.gatech.edu

    September 21, 2020
    09:45 – 10:30

    Toward Deterministic and Predictable Synthesis of Colloidal Metal Nanocrystals


    Prof. John A. Rogers

    Northwestern University

    Email: jrogers@northwestern.edu
    Website: https://rogersgroup.northwestern.edu/

    Editor: PNAS; Science Advances; Extreme Mechanics Letters; and others

    September 21, 2020
    10:30 – 11:15

    Soft Electronic and Microfluidic Systems for the Human Body


    Prof. Zhenan Bao

    Stanford University

    Email: zbao@stanford.edu
    Website: https://baogroup.stanford.edu

    September 21, 2020
    11:15 – 12:00

    Interfacing Skin-inspired Electronics with Biological Systems


    Day 2 (Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2020)

    Session II

    Advanced Nanostructuring for Emerging Materials I

    Prof. Liangbing Hu

    University of Maryland College Park

    Email: binghu@umd.edu
    Website: https://www.bingnano.com/group

    Associate Editor: Energy Storage Materials

    September 22, 2020
    09:45 – 10:30

    Materials Innovations for Emerging Energy Technologies


    Prof. Yi Cui

    Stanford University

    Email: yicui@stanford.edu
    Website: http://web.stanford.edu/group/cui_group/

    Executive Editor: Nano Letters

    September 22, 2020
    10:30 – 11:15

    Reinventing Batteries Through Materials Design and New Tools


    Prof. Peidong Yang

    University of California

    Email: p_yang@berkeley.edu
    Website: http://nanowires.berkeley.edu

    Associate Editor: Journal of American Chemical Society (JACS)

    September 22, 2020
    11:15 – 12:00

    The Chemistry of Making Semiconductor Nanowires for Artificial Photosynthesis


    Session III

    Advanced Nanostructuring for Emerging Materials II 

    Prof. Bin Liu

    National University of Singapore

    Email: cheliub@nus.edu.sg
    Website: https://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/chbe/staff/cheliub/

    Deputy Editor: ACS Materials Letters

    September 22, 2020
    13:00 – 13:45

    Aggregation-Induced Emission: Materials and Biomedical Applications


    Prof. Jillian M. Buriak

    University of Alberta

    Email: jburiak@ualberta.ca
    Website: http://buriak.chem.ualberta.ca

    Associate Editor: ACS Nano

    September 22, 2020
    13:45 – 14:30

    Let’s Do the Twist: Epitaxial Block Copolymer Nanopatterns, to Graphene Bilayers


    Prof. Sang Ouk Kim

    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

    Email: sangouk.kim@kaist.ac.kr
    Website: http://snml.kaist.ac.kr

    Associate Editor: Energy Storage Materials

    September 22, 2020
    14:30 – 15:15

    2D Graphene Oxide Liquid Crystal for Real-World Applications


    Day 3 (Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020)

    Session IV

    Frontiers in Emerging Materials Research

    Prof. Hui-Ming Cheng

    Tsinghua University

    Email: cheng@imr.ac.cn; hmcheng@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn

    Editor-in-Chief: Energy Storage Materials

    September 23, 2020
    09:45 – 10:30

    Six-Membered-Ring Inorganic Materials: Definition and Prospects


    Prof. Paul S. Weiss

    University of California

    Email: psw@cnsi.ucla.edu
    Website: https://nano.ucla.edu/

    Founding Editor-in-Chief: ACS Nano

    September 23, 2020
    10:30 – 11:15

    Nanoscale Assembly & Chemical Modification of Graphene Based Nanomaterials


    Prof. Zhong Lin Wang

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Email: zlwang@gatech.edu
    Website: http://www.nanoscience.gatech.edu

    Editor-in-Chief: Nano Energy

    September 23, 2020
    11:15 – 12:00

    The Science of Contact-Electrification and the Technology of Triboelectric


    Opportunities over challenges

    September 23, 2020
    12:10 – 13:30

    • Prof. Weiss, ACS Nano, Editors-in-Chief
    • Prof. Cheng, Energy Storage Mater., Editors-in-Chief
    • Prof. Huang, Acc. Mater. Res., Editors-in-Chief
    • Prof. Wang, Nano Energy, Editors-in-Chief
    • Prof. Buriak, ACS Nano, Associate Editor
    • Prof. Odom, Nano Lett., Editors-in-Chief

    Session V

    Advanced Energy Materials/Functional Nanomaterials I

    Prof. Byungha Shin

    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

    Email: byungha@kaist.ac.kr
    Website: http://energymatlab.kaist.ac.kr

    September 23, 2020
    13:30 – 14:15

    Opportunities and Challenges of Perovskite Photovoltaics


    Prof. William Chueh

    Stanford University

    Email: wchueh@standford.edu
    Website: http://chuehlab.stanford.edu

    September 23, 2020
    14:15 – 15:00

    Emergent Electrochemical Phenomena at the Mesoscale


    Prof. Andre Geim

    University of Manchester

    Email: geim@manchester.ac.uk
    Website: http://www.graphene.manchester.ac.uk

    September 23, 2020
    15:00 – 15:45

    Two-Dimensional Empty Space and Its Unique Properties


    Day 4 (Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020)

    Session VI

    Advanced Energy Materials/Functional Nanomaterials II

    Prof. Yang Shao-Horn

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Email: shaohorn@mit.edu
    Website: https://www.rle.mit.edu/eel/

    Senior Editor: ACS Accounts of Material Research

    September 24, 2020
    09:45 – 10:30

    Materials Challenges for Energy Storage


    Prof. Yury Gogotsi

    Drexel University

    Email: gogotsi@drexel.edu
    Website: http://nano.materials.drexel.edu

    Associate Editor: ACS Nano

    September 24, 2020
    10:30 – 11:15

    The Rich World of Two-Dimensional Carbides and Nitrides


    Prof. Paul Alivisatos

    University of California

    Email: paul.alivisatos@berkeley.edu

    September 24, 2020
    11:15 – 12:00

    The Nanoscience Quest for Colloidal Quantum Dot Building Blocks that Optimally Absorbing and Emitting Light


    Day 5 (Friday, Sep. 25, 2020)

    Session VII

    Latest Advances in Nanomaterials Research

    Prof. Mircea Dincă

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Email: mdinca@mit.edu
    Website: http://web.mit.edu/dincalab/

    Associate Editor: Chemical Science

    September 24, 2020
    09:45 – 10:30

    Understanding Charge Transport in Electrically Conductive 2D MOFs


    Prof. Teri W. Odom

    Northwestern University

    Email: todom@northwestern.edu
    Website: https://www.odomgroup.northwestern.edu

    Editor-in Chief: Nano Letters

    September 24, 2020
    10:30 – 11:15

    Quantum Dot Plasmon Nanolasers


    Prof. Jiaxing Huang

    University of Manchester

    Email: Jiaxing-huang@northwestern.edu
    Website: http://www.matsci.northwestern.edu/faculty/jh.html

    Founding Editor-in-chief: Accounts of Materials Research

    September 24, 2020
    11:15 – 12:00

    Additive-free Colloidal Doughs of Carbon Nanomaterials


    Welcome Message From the Chair of 1st KAIST Emerging Materials Symposium!

    It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the 1st KAIST Emerging Materials Symposium, held on September 21-25, 2020 via Online Zoom presentation.

    The 1st KAIST Emerging Materials Symposium is intended to provide an interesting forum for students, scientists, and engineers to share the latest breakthroughs and big achievements in materials development, physical/chemical characterization with unique properties and functionality. Very interesting presentations will be given by 21 distinguished keynote speakers. The goal of 1st KAIST Emerging Materials Symposium is to identify the key issues related to big ideas in materials science, applied physics, and chemistry including the following topics:

    1) Nanostructures for Next-Generation Emerging Applications,
    2) Chemical and Bio-Engineering for Environmental & Industrial Applications, and
    3) Materials Innovation for Functional Applications.

    We invite you to join us at the 1st KAIST Emerging Materials Symposium, where you will be sure to have a meaningful experience. KAIST welcomes all the participants for a memorable experience.

    Thank you for participating !

    Prof. Il-Doo Kim
    Chairman of the Organizing Committee