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NPRE 596 Graduate Seminar Series - Mercouri G. Kanatzidis

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Topics
academic, engineering, graduate
Sponsor
NPRE 596 Graduate Seminar Series
Virtual
Date
Apr 27, 2021   4:00 - 4:50 pm  
Speaker
Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Charles E. and Emma. H Morrison Professor, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
Cost
Free and Open to the Public
E-Mail
nuclear@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-2295
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Originating Calendar
NPRE seminars

Materials Science of room temperature hard radiation detectors. The case of CsPbBr3 perovskites

Bio: Mercouri Kanatzidis has a BSc degree from Aristotle University in Greece, and a PhD degree in Chemistry from the University of Iowa in 1984. He was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Michigan and Northwestern University and is currently Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University. His research areas include halide perovskites, solid state and coordination chemistry of chalcogenide compounds, design and synthesis of new materials, solar energy materials, thermoelectric materials, intermetallics, porous semiconductors and quantum materials. He is the recipient of the Royal Chemical Society DeGennes Prize 2015; 2015 ENI Award for the ‘‘Renewable Energy Prize’’ category; the ACS Award in Inorganic Chemistry 2016; and the American Physical Society 2016 James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials; 2016 Samson Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation; 2019 - DOE Ten at Ten Scientific Ideas Award for the first demonstration of all-solid-state solar cells using halide perovskite materials

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