Hot Topics in Bionanoscience - Joanna Aizenberg (Harvard) - please register before 20 May



12:00-13:30 hrs


Delft University of Technology, Applied Physics Building 22, Kronig room 461.1, Lorentzweg 1, Delft


Course Content: Speakers from all over the world are asked to present pedagogical introductions to their field with an emphasis on basic concepts. After an introductory lecture (open for everybody), the participants of this course will have an additional discussion with the speaker discussing a recent paper and the holy grails of the field. For an overview of past hot topics sessions, click here.

Audience: This is a discussion session for the registered class of PhD students and postdocs with the lecturer. 

Preparation: PhD students and postdocs who have registered for the hot topics course need to prepare for the session by reading the articles that can be downloaded via the link in the below (link will soon appear here, if you already registered we will e-mail the articles to you).

Date & Speaker: Friday 24 May 2019, Joanna Aizenberg

Required reading:

  1. Wong, T. S.; Kang, S. H.; Tang, S. K. Y.; Smythe, E. J.; Hatton, B. D.; Grinthal, A.; Aizenberg, J., “Bioinspired self-repairing slippery surfaces with pressure-stable omniphobicity”, Nature2011477 (7365), 443-447. Highly cited paper (the top 1% of its academic field) based on Data from Essential Science Indicatorsâ„ . This is with relationship to the lecture I will give)
  2. Aizenberg, J.; Weaver, J. C.; Thanawala, M. S.; Sundar, V. C.; Morse, D. E.; Fratzl, P. “Skeleton of Euplectella sp.: Structural hierarchy from the nanoscale to the macroscale”, Science 2005309(5732),  275-278.
  3. Shirman, E.; Shirman, T.; Shneidman, A. V.; Grinthal, A.; Phillips, K. R.; Whelan, H.; Bulger, E.; Abramovitch, M.; Patil, J.; Nevarez, R.; Aizenberg, J. “Modular Design of Advanced Catalytic Materials Using Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Raspberry Particles”, Adv. Func. Mater.201828: 1704559. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201704559
Host: Marie-Eve Aubin-Tam

Location: Delft University of Technology, Applied Physics Building 22, Kronig room 461.1, Lorentzweg 1, Delft
Time: 12:00-13:30 hrs, including lunch
Please register for this course by filling in the form in the below. The data will be used for organizational purposes only, we won't keep the registration list in our archives longer than necessary. NB: this event has taken place already - it is not possible to register anymore.