• SCHEDULE OF EVENTS •

DAY 1. Wednesday, January 20, 2021

GILEAD KEYNOTE ADDRESS | 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Shaughnessy Naughton of 314Action will be giving the keynote address.

ORAL PRESENTATION I | 10:00 - 11:40 AM

10:00 – 10:15 AM     Colleen Lawlor, High-throughput screening of co-adsorbates to promote area-selective ALD

10:15 – 10:30 AM     Tiffany Tang, Development of an Electroactive Platform for Detection of Virus Fusion to Host Membranes

10:35 – 10:50 AM     Kent (Jingxu) Zheng, Regulating Electrochemical Growth of Metals at Rechargeable Battery

10:50 – 11:05 AM   Ankita MukhtyarUnderstanding the disorder to order transitions in block copolymers: How do complex phases nucleate?

11:05 – 11:20 AM     Paxton Thedford , Quantum Metamaterials from Soft Matter: Mesostructured Metal Superconductors via Block Copolymer Nanocomposites

INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVE PANEL | 11:40 AM - 12:40 PM

Students and postdoctoral associates have the opportunities to ask questions to industry representatives about their careers and companies.

DAY 2. Thursday, January 21, 2021

poster PRESENTATION | 9:00 - 9:55 AM

Select Masters and PhD students present posters on their research.

ORAL PRESENTATION II | 9:55 AM- 12:05 PM

9:55 – 10:10 AM   Abhishek Kumar SharmaNucleus-size pinning to determine nucleation free energy barriers and nucleus geometry

10:10 – 10:25 AM     Sanjuna Stalin, Designing Electrode Electrolyte Interphases for Stable Lithium Metal Batteries

10:30 – 10:45 AM   Zhiping (Peter) Zhang, Multistep Metabolic Pathway Design Using Deep Learning

10:45 – 11:00 AM Piyush Jain, Resolving local, transpiration-induced gradients in water stress to elucidate hydraulic properties of mesophyll tissue in leaves

11:00 – 11:15 AM   Prayag Biswal, On the nucleation and early-stage growth of Li electrodeposits

11:15 – 11:30 AM   Andy Sanchez , A Serological Alternative: An ACWOP-Based Point-of-Care Sensor for Infectious Diseases with Potential Application in Lyme Disease Detection

11:30 – 11:45 AM    Christopher Klaassen, Tailoring Carbon Cathode Fabrication and Structure for Stable, High-Rate Lithium Air Batteries

11:50 AM- 12:05 PM    Best Paper Award, TBD

AWARD CEREMONY & CLOSING REMARKS | 12:05 - 12:20 PM

Presentation of symposium awards, including: Exponent Best Poster, SABIC Best Oral Presentation, Corning Best Paper of the Year, and Science as Art.