Second Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry

Second Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry
Mechanistic Electrochemistry and Electroanalysis
University of Texas at Austin
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
February 6-7, 2010

 

Welcome to Austin!

Final program schedule is now available.

Follow this link to a campus map showing the locations of the workshop, the poster session and campus buildings with CEC faculty. The workshop will be held in Amphitheater 204 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. Saturday evening's poster session will be held a short walk away in the Santa Rita room, upstairs at the Texas Union building on the UT-Austin campus.

Online Registration will close on Thursday, February 4


Saturday, February 6, 2010
Meeting Level Two – Amphitheater room 204

7:30-8:30a Check-in and continental breakfast
8:30-8:40 Introductory remarks
8:45-9:35 Jean-Michel Savéant, Université Paris Diderot
Bond breaking and bond formation upon electron transfer.
Concerted processes avoid high energy intermediates.
9:40-10:30 William Geiger, The University of Vermont
New possibilities for anodic reactions based on third-generation
electrolyte anions.
10:30-10:50 Break
10:50-11:40 Ernö Pretsch, ETH Zürich, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Advances in potentiometry.
11:40-1:00p Lunch Break
1:00-1:50 Andrew Bocarsly, Princeton University
Photoelectrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide and water to
methanol and higher order alcohols: single electron redox
catalysis of a multielectron process.
1:55-2:45 Héctor Abruña, Cornell University
Mechanistic electrochemistry and energy research.
2:45-3:05 Break
3:05-3:55 Hubert Girault, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Molecular electrocatalysis at soft interfaces.
3:55-4:30 Break, short walk over to the Texas Union.

Texas Union – Santa Rita Room 3.502

4:30-7:00p Poster Session and reception

 

Sunday, February 7, 2010
Meeting Level Two – Amphitheater room 204

7:30-8:30a Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:20 William Heineman, University of Cincinnati
Chemical sensors based on spectroelectrochemistry.
9:25-10:15 Charles Martin, University of Florida
Nanopore electrochemistry—biosensing and electroosmotic flow.
10:15-10:35 Break
10:35-11:25 Serge Lemay, Delft University of Technology
New tools for electrochemistry using nanofabrication.
11:30-12:50p Lunch
12:50-1:40 Juan Felíu, Universidad de Alicante
Surface electrochemistry at nanoparticles.
1:45-2:35 Richard Crooks, University of Texas at Austin
Bipolar electrode arrays for chemical sensing.
2:35-2:45p Meeting closing remarks

 

Workshop Expenses:

Online Registration is now available.

General Workshop Registration - Non-University $ 100.00

University (non-UT) Faculty $ 50.00

UT Faculty, or any University Student or Postdoc $ 0.00 ($10.00 after Jan. 1)

Industrial Affiliates $ 0.00

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

Location:

The workshop will be held in Amphitheater 204 at the new AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on the University of Texas campus at Austin, Texas, with state-of-the-art technology and communication services. The meeting venue also includes comfortable accommodations, high speed internet access, digital TV programming, and access to the fitness center.

Saturday evening's poster session will be held a short walk away in the Santa Rita room, upstairs at the Texas Union building on the UT-Austin campus.

Follow this link to a campus map showing the locations of the workshop, the poster session and campus buildings with CEC faculty.

To reserve a room at the Workshop hotel, contact the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at +1 512-404-1900 or online at www.meetattexas.com, and be sure to ask for the UT rate. For other hotel options in Austin, here is a list of some other recommended hotels.

The Conference Center is located on the University of Texas campus and 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 the 6th Street and 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).

For more information contact workshop secretary:

Angie Nelson
Senior Administrative Associate
Center for Electrochemistry
asn@mail.utexas.edu
(512) 471-3761