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Nanotechnology and Sustainability: New Research in Italy and the United States

Organized by:
James Yardley (Columbia); Alberto Morgante (CNR-IOM and Univ. of Trieste); Tony Heinz (Columbia); Vittorio Pelligrini (CNR-Nano and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Co-sponsors: The Columbia Energy Frontier Research Center; The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research, Columbia University; The Embassy of Italy; Melchionna & Gandolfo, LLP


  • Philip Kim (Physics, Columbia)
  • Elisa Molinari (CNR Nano and University of Modena)
  • Richard Osgood (Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, Columbia University)
  • Vittorio Pellegrini (CNR Nanoscience)
  • Andrea Young (Physics, MIT)
  • Latha Venkataraman (Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University)
  • Maurizio Prato (Center of Excellence for Nanostructured Materials [CENMAT], Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Farmaceutiche, Universitá di Trieste)
  • Michele Muccini (CNR-ISMN)
  • Chris Murray (Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania)
  • Paolo Fornasiero (Department of Chemical and Pharmeceutical Sciences, ICCOM-CNR, Consortium INSTM, University of Trieste)
  • Frederico Capasso (Physics, Harvard)
  • Liberato Manna (IIT Genova)
  • Alberto Morgante (Instituto ION-CNR Dipartimento di Fisica, Universitá di Trieste)
  • Filippo Del Lucchese (Brunel U.)
  • Antonio Facchetti (Chemistry, Northwestern University)
  • Tony Heinz (Physics and Electrical Engineering, Columbia University)
  • Giuseppe Gigli (National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-NANO Institute and the University of Salento)
Event Date 
Wed, Oct 2, 2013, 2:00 pm to Thu, Oct 3, 2013, 2:00 pm