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2017 Naff Symposium


The Symposium will be held in the William T. Young Library on the University of Kentucky campus. A poster session will be held in conjunction with the Symposium in the Jacobs Science Building.


Schedule of Events - March 31, 2017

8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
Gallery, W.T. Young Library
8:50 a.m. Welcome
9:00 a.m. John A. Rogers, PhD
Materials for Biodegradable Electronics
Auditorium, W.T. Young Library
10:00 a.m. Break (refreshments available)
10:30 a.m. Zhenan Bao, PhD
Skin-Inspired Organic Electronic Materials and Devices
Auditorium, W.T. Young Library
11:30 a.m. Lunch & Break
1:00 p.m. George Malliaras, PhD
Interfacing with the Brain using Organic Electronics
Auditorium, W.T. Young Library
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Coffee Break & Poster Session Set-up
2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Alon Gorodetsky PhD, Naff Young Investigator
Dynamic Materials Inspired By Cephalopods
Auditorium, W.T. Young Library
3:15 - 4:30 p.m. Poster Session
Jacobs Science Building



Dr. Zhenan Bao

Stanford University

Professor in Chemical Engineering and by courtesy Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering; Affiliated faculty member of the Precourt Institute for Energy, the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, and Bio-X.

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Dr. Alon Gorodetsky

University of California, Irvine

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, with a joint appointment in the Department of Chemistry.

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Dr. George Malliaras

Ecole des Mines de St. Etienne

Professor and Founding Director of the Department of Bioelectronics.

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Dr. John Rogers

Northwestern University

Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Chemistry and Neurological Surgery; Founding Director of the Center on Bio-Integrated Electronics.

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2017 Naff Committee Members:

Professor Chad Risko (Chemistry, Committee Chair)
Professor John Anthony (Chemistry)
Professor Jason DeRouchey (Chemistry)
Professor Kenneth Graham (Chemistry)
Professor Susan Odom (Chemistry)

For more information, contact Dr. Chad Risko.