Third Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry

Third Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry
University of Texas at Austin
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
February 19-20, 2011

AT&T Conference Center at The Univeristy of Texas at Austin

See you in Austin! 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 ballroom upstairs at the Texas Union building on the UT-Austin campus.

Online Registration is now open.


Saturday, February 19, 2011
Meeting Level Two – Amphitheater room 204

7:30-8:30a Check-in and continental breakfast
8:30-8:40 Introductory remarks
Electrodeposition and Electrosynthesis Session – Keith Stevenson, Moderator
8:45-9:35 Frank Endres, Technische Universität Clausthal
The Complex Interface Ionic Liquid(s) / Electrode(s) and Its Possible Influence on Electrodeposition Processes.
9:40-10:30 Reginald Penner, University of California, Irvine
Advances and Applications for Lithographically Patterned Nanowire Electrodeposition (LPNE).
10:30-10:50 break
10:50-11:40 Kyoung-Shin Choi, Purdue University
Electrochemical Synthesis of Electrodes and Catalysts for Use in Solar Energy Conversion.
11:40a-1:20p lunch break
Industrial Electrochemistry Session – Allen Bard, Moderator
1:20-2:10 Tony Gallo and John Jameson, Adesto Technologies Corporation
Moore's Law and the End of Scaling: Can Electrochemical Memory Put Us Back on Track?
2:15-3:05 Stephen Mazur, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Topographically Selective Electrochemistry: New Strategies for Copper Electropolishing and Electrodeposition.
3:05-3:40 break
3:40-4:30 Andrea Gullá, Industrie De Nora S.p.A.
Electrocatalyst for Industrial Applications.
4:30-5:30 break, short walk over to the Texas Union

Texas Union – Ballroom 3.202  (** note: the location has changed **)

5:30-8:00p Poster Session and reception

 

Sunday, February 20, 2011
Meeting Level Two – Amphitheater room 204

7:30-8:30a continental breakfast
ConocoPhillips Photoelectrochemistry Session – C. Buddie Mullins, Moderator
8:30-9:20 John Turner, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Semiconducting Materials for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting.
9:25-10:15 Michael Graetzel, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Light Energy Harvesting and Charge Carrier Collection in Mesosopic Solar Energy Conversion Systems.
10:15-10:35 break
10:35-11:25 Prashant Kamat, University of Notre Dame
Beyond Photovoltaics. Nanostructure Architecture for Liquid Junction Solar Cells.
11:30a-1:10p lunch break
New Techniques Session – Bob Villwock, Moderator
1:10-2:00 YuYe Tong, Georgetown University
In Situ NMR, SEIRAS, and SERS Investigations of Pt-Based Electrocatalysts.
2:05-2:55 Bo Zhang, University of Washington
Nanoelectrochemical Methods for Studying Single Metal Nanoparticles and Single Molecules.
2:55-3:05p Closing remarks

 

Workshop Expenses:

Online Registration is now available. Click here to register now.
* Industry - nonmember $ 150.00
* Industry - CEC Industrial Affiliates $ 50.00
* University (non-UT) faculty, national lab personnel $ 50.00
* UT faculty $ 25.00
* Student or postdoc from UT or any university $ 10.00

Join the Industrial Affiliates program, and all attendees from your company enjoy discounted 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 ballroom 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.

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).

Hotels:

To reserve a room at the Workshop hotel, contact the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at +1 512-404-3600 or online at www.meetattexas.com. There are a limited number of rooms at the AT&T with a discounted rate. Follow the procedure below to book there with the discount.

For other hotel options in Austin, here is a list of some other recommended hotels.

There are some discounted rooms available at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. To reserve a room there with the discount, do the following:

  1. Go to meetattexas.com.
  2. Select the dates that the guest will be staying; click on ‘Check Availability’ on the left-hand side.
  3. In the ‘Group or Promotional Code’ box, place your group/promotional code (LECTRO0211). Note that this code has a letter "O" followed by a number zero. After entering the group code, hit tab to get out of the box. If done correctly, in the ‘Reservation Summary’ to the left-hand side a Booking Code will show up.
  4. The dates you selected will automatically generate in the calendar (if your dates are outside of the groups dates or has additional dates, you must call in to Reservations, 512-404-3600).
  5. Under the ‘Room Type’ tab, your choices for room types will show up. If it shows ‘There are currently no room types available for the selected dates’ then please check the dates. If you are still having problems, please call Reservations, +1 512-404-3600.
  6. Select your room type and then click Continue.
  7. Please fill in all Guest and Credit Card information including an email address (to ensure you receive an email confirmation letter).
  8. After the information is complete you will receive a confirmation number. If you do not receive the confirmation number then you have not completed the reservation.

Please call Reservations (512) 404-3600 or 1-877-744-8822 for any additional needs.

Maps, parking, and transportation:

Please visit the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center's page at this link.

For more information contact workshop secretary:

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