Symposium in Honor of Erich Kunhardt

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm EDT

  • Location:Dibner Building, LC 400
    5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Contact:Kurt Becker
    kbecker@poly.edu
    718-260-3608

Program

12:00 – 12:40 p.m.
Light Buffet Lunch

12:40 – 12:50 p.m.
Welcome, Jerry M. Hultin (President, NYU-Poly)

12:50 – 1:35 p.m.
Keynote Lecture, Myriam Sarachik (City College, CUNY)
"Molecular Magnets: A Quantum/Classical Interface"

Session 1: Plasma Science and Applications (Chair: C. Christodoulatos)

1:35 – 2:05 p.m.
Kurt Becker (NYU-Poly)
“The New World of Microplasmas”

2:05 – 2:35 p.m.
Jose Lopez (St. Peter’s College)
“Microplasma Technologies: Progress, One Microplasma at a Time”

2:35 – 3:00 p.m.
Coffee Break

Session 2: Academic Entrepreneurship (Chair: K. Becker)

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Christos Christodoulatos (Stevens Institute)
“Academic Entrepreneurship: A Faculty Perspective”

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Richard Gross (NYU-Poly)
“The i2e that Lead to SyntheZyme”

Session 3: History and Closing (Chair: E. Kunhardt)

4:00 – 4:20 p.m.
Voitek Byszewski (formerly OSRAM Sylvania)
“Breakdown 30 Years Ago in Lubbock”

4:20 – 4:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks, K. Becker (NYU-Poly)

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Reception, Wunsch Bldg., 2nd Floor