The Kavli Nanoscience Institute's Distinguished Seminar Series featured presentations by eminent scientists and thinkers from various backgrounds in nanoscience and nanotechnology.
Scopes of the presentations range from: recent outstanding scientific highlights and technological advancements, to innovative early-stage research developments, to broader cross-disciplinary topics that are relevant to KNI members. Seminars were recorded and published on the KNI YouTube page.
Past Seminar Recordings
"Polymer-based Microfabricated Implants" | Dr. Ellis Meng, University of Southern California
"Microscopic Robots?" | Dr. Paul L. McEuen, Cornell University
"Skin-Inspired Organic Electronics" | Dr. Zhenan Bao, Stanford University
"Transitioning to a Future Low Carbon Energy System: Key Scientific and Technological Challenges" | Dr. Peter F. Green, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
"Rewrite the Rules of What's Possible for Your Career and Technology" and Alumni Panel Discussion with Tim Archer, President and CEO, Lam Research
"3D Laser Nanoprinting" | Dr. Martin Wegener, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology "KIT"
"From Inverse Design to Implementation of Practical (Quantum) Photonics" | Dr. Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University
"Integrated Chi(2) Nonlinear Photonics" | Dr. Hong Tang, Yale University
"Lithium Niobate Nanomechanical Devices: New classical and quantum opportunities" | Dr. Amir Safavi-Naeini, Stanford University
"The Revolution of Silicon Photonics" | Dr. Michal Lipson, Columbia University
"Engineering Coherent Defects in Diamond" | Dr. Nathalie de Leon, Princeton University
"Making Matter from Light: Mott Insulators and Topological Fluids" | Dr. Jonathan Simon, University of Chicago
"New Opportunities with Old Optical Materials" | Dr. Marko Loncar, Harvard University
"The Cell is a Bag of RNA" | Dr. Stephen Quake, Stanford University & Chan Zuckerberg BioHub