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2018 CEC Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry

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Feb 10 7:30AM - 12:40PM

Note: UT personnel may register using interdepartmental transfer (IDT) from a University account.

2018 CEC Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry
University of Texas at Austin
February 10-11, 2018

This unique workshop features scientists and researchers from top universities, national laboratories, and electrochemical industries discussing cutting-edge electrochemical science, and addressing issues with respect to the mechanisms of electron transfer. We anticipate a day of great speakers, with a casual atmosphere that fosters interaction between students, postdocs, faculty, representatives from industry, and national labs.

The workshop features technical presentations and posters from several different perspectives covering areas ranging from electrocatalysis, electrochemical sensors, and electroanalysis. The2018 CEC Annual Workshop on Electrochemistrywill be held February 10-11, 2018 and will feature eleven presentations organized into three main topic areas, including: Electrochemistry for the Climate and Environment, Next Generation Batteries,andInSitu Characterization of Intermediates in Electrocatalysis.

Sunday, February 10, 2018
Welch Hall room 2.122

7:30-8:30a Check-in and continental breakfast.

8:30-8:40 Introductory remarks.

Electrochemistry for the Climate and Environment TBD, moderator

8:45- 9:35 Brian Chaplin, University of Illinois at Chicago

Substoichiometic titanium dioxide electrodes for water treatment applications.

9:40 -10:30 Stuart Licht, George Washington University

Facile electrochemical conversion of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide to valuable and useful products.

10:30 -10:50 Break.

10:50-11:40 Ryan Gilliam, Chemetry Corp.

Lower energy production of commodity chemicals.

11:40a-1:20p Lunch break.

Next Generation Batteries TBD , moderator

1:20-2:10p John Goodenough, University of Texas at Austin

Properties of a Remarkable Glass

2:15-3:05 Andrew Gewirth, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne

Title to be determined

3:05-3:25. Break.

3:25-4:15. Linda Nazar, University of Waterloo

Title to be determined.

4:15-5:15 Panel Discussion.

4:307:00p Poster Session, exhibition, and reception (Welch Hall, Grand Hallway)

Sunday, February 11, 2018
Welch Hall room 2.122

7:308:30a Continental breakfast

InSitu Characterization of Intermediates in ElectrocatalysisTBD moderator

8:30-9:20Hector Abruna, Cornell University

Title to be determined

9:25-10:15Hyun S. Ahn, Yonsei University

Surface Interrogation of Oxygen Evolving Catalysts by Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy

10:15-10:35 Break

10:35-11:25Charles T. Campbell, University of Washington

Lessons to be learned by comparing aqueous-phase eletrocatalytic hydrogenation, aqueous-phase thermal hydrogenation, and gas-phase hydrogenation over Pt, Rh, and Pd

11:30-12:20 Bruce Dunn, University of California Los Angeles

Designing Oxide Materials for High Rate Energy Storage.

12:25-12:40pClosing remarks.

Poster session:
The poster session is open to all attendees. Posters may be presented by any attendee: students, postdocs and researchers at UT and other schools, as well as to industry and national labs. You may reserve a spot for your poster as you complete your registration. Poster titles need to be confirmed by 12:00 pm, January 19, 2018.

There are a limited number of spaces available for table exhibits at the poster session. Companies must be a current member of the CECIndustrial Affiliates programin order to exhibit.

Join the Industrial Affiliates program, and all attendees from your company enjoy discounted registration for the Workshop.


See you in Austin! Each year, the CEC Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry brings together experts in fields of engineering, materials, and electrochemistry to focus on a few topics in an important area of electrochemical research.Electrochemistry is the foundation for chemical transducers and sensors and is poised to play an increasing role in the analysis of chemical and biological interfaces; and for the high-resolution study of ion/charge transport and dynamics, electron transfer, adsorption, and chemical toxicity.Participants address specific challenges in the field, exchange ideas and information, and catch up with colleagues from around the world.

The Workshop will be held at the Robert A. Welch Bulding (Welch Hall, or WEL) on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin.

The workshop location is near to the many recreational and cultural attractions of the Austin Hill Country.The Austin campus is the site of 17 libraries and several world-class museums, and just a short walk or ride away from central Austin attractions: the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum, the Texas State Capitol, Congress Avenue, and 6th Street and the Warehouse shopping and entertainment districts. Known as "The Live Music Capital of the World," Austin is a vibrant mix of Texas friendliness and cosmopolitan sophistication, with opportunities for outdoor recreation activities. The weather in Austin during February can be cool, but is generally mild: the average high is 65 F (18 C) and the average low is 44 F (7 C).

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