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CORE - Complex Materials summer 2010 conference on

Complex materials for energy applications

Kellogg Center, Michigan State University
June 13 - June 16, 2010

Co-Chairs : Phil Duxbury (Physics); Jim McCusker (Chemistry); Don Morelli (Chemical Engineering and Materials Science)
Bart Bartlett (University of Michigan)
Low-Temperature Solution-Based Synthetic Routes toward Complex Oxide Nanoparticles for Li-Ion Battery Cathodes
Simon Billinge (Columbia University/Brookhaven National Laboratory)
Complicated problems: complex materials and complex modeling
Stephanie Brock (Wayne State University)
Design of Nanostructures for Energy Applications
Seth Darling (Argonne National Laboratory)
Rational design of nanostructured hybrid materials for photovoltaics
Marco Fornari (Central Michigan University)
Toward a first-principles high-throughput search of novel thermoelectrics
Daniel R. Gamelin (University of Washington)
Title - TBA
Raj Giridharagopal (University of Washington)
Probing Polymer Photovoltaics: Imaging Photocurrents in Organic Solar Cells
Tom Hamann (Michigan State University)
Photoelectrochemistry of Iron Oxide Thin Films
Jon Kiel (University of Delaware)
Determining the Internal Morphology of Polymer-Based Solar Cells
Liang Shi Li (Indiana University)
Colloidal Graphene Quantum Dots: Synthesis and Application in Photovoltaics
Qiang Li (Brookhaven)
Properties of bulk non-equilibrium synthesized thermoelectric materials
Jeff Long (University of California, Berkeley)
Hydrogen Storage and Carbon Dioxide Capture in Metal-Organic Frameworks
John McGuire (Michigan State University)
Reproducing the unreproducible: carrier multiplication and photoionization in semiconductor nanocrystals
Greg Meisner (General Motors, Michigan)
Title - TBA
Jason Nicholas (Michigan State University)
Recent Developments in the Quest for Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Daniel G. Nocera (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
After dinner talk - Tuesday Banquet
Kevin Pipe (University of Michigan)
Schemes to increase absorption in organic photovoltaic devices
Oleg Prezhdo (University of Washington)
Photoinduced Dynamics in Nanoscale Materials: A Time-Domain Ab Initio Perspective
Nicholas Powell (Dow Corning, Michigan)
Silicone Photovoltaic Encapsulants: Optical Properties and Improved PV Performance
Debra Rolison (Naval Research Laboratory)
Multifunctional carbon nanoarchitectures as plug-and-play electrode structures for electrochemical power sources
Ann Marie Sastry (Universtiy of Michigan)
Scale-Bridging Simulations and Experiments of Electrode Materials in Energetic Batteries
David Tiede (Argonne National Laboratory)
Structure-Function Analyses of Supramolecular and Biomimetic Designs for Solar Energy Conversion