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FIP Annual Symposium - Materials & Photonics: Advancing The World

2019 FIP Annual Symposium
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Monday, March 11, 2019
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All Day
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Dr. Shuji Nakamura, Nobel Laureate in Physics (2014), CREE Distinguished Professor, Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara

The 2019 meeting program will include lectures from distinguished speakers, contributed papers and posters by investigators from Duke University and other academic and industrial institutions.
Special Theme: Materials & Photonics: Advancing the World

Symposium Keynote Speaker
Shuji Nakamura, PhDDr. Shuji Nakamura
Nobel Laureate in Physics (2014)
CREE Distinguished Professor, Materials Department
Research Director for the Solid-State
Lighting & Energy Electronics Center
University of California, Santa Barbara

Dr. Nakamura was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics (2014) for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white sources.

Plenary Speakers

Charles M. Lieber, PhD
Joshua & Beth Friedman University Professor
Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Harvard University

Dr. Ulrich B. Wiesner, PhD
Spencer T. Olin Professor of Engineering
Department of Materials Science of Engineering
Cornell University

Contact: August Burns