Flatland: The New World of Two-dimensional Materials

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm EDT

Brooklyn Frontiers in Science Lecturer

Professor James Hone

Free public lecture sponsored by the Brooklyn Subsection of the American Chemical Society and the NYU Tandon School of Engineering

James Hone is currently Wang Fong-Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University, and director of PAS3, Columbia’s Materials Science Research and Engineering Center (MRSEC). He received his Ph.D. in experimental condensed

matter physics from UC Berkeley in 1998, and did postdoctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania and Caltech, where he was a Millikan Fellow. He joined the Columbia faculty in 2003. His current research interests include synthesis, characterization, manipulation, and applications graphene, and other 2D materials; nanomechanical devices; and nano-biology.

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