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Self Assembly&--44; Biomimetics&--44; and the Bio/materials Interface

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Abstract:
This talk will describe the use of self-assembly (at scales from molecules to millimeters) and concepts from biology in very early steps toward new kinds of microelectronic and optical systems.

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Type of Seminar:
New Vistas
Speaker:
Dr. George M. WHITESIDES
Havard University Department of Chemistry 12 Oxford street Cambridge, MA 02138
Date/Time:
May 06, 2002   17:15
Location:

ETF E1
Contact Person:

Prof. M. Morari
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Biographical Sketch:
Current: Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University Education: Ph.D., Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 1964 A.B., Chemistry, Harvard University, 1960 Honors: American Chemical Society Award of Pure Chemistry, 1976 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award (American Chemical Society), 1989 Arthur C. Cope Award (American Chemical Society), 1995 James Flack Norris Award in Physical Organic Chemistry (NE Section, American Chemical Society) 1994 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Award for Significant Technical Achievement, 1996 National Medal of Science, 1998 Von Hippel award (Materials Research Society), 2000 Professional/Scientific/Honorary Societies: National Academy of Science American Academy of Arts and Sciences American Philosophical Society Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy Honorary Fellow of the Chemical Research Society of India. Field(s) of Specialty: Chemistry Biochemistry Materials Science Career Experience: Professor, Harvard University, 1983 - present Assistant Professor - Professor, MIT, 1963 - 1982 Publications: Multiple scientific papers Relevant articles for the non-expert by the speaker / about the speakers work