NHSC11 Poster Prizes Winners!

The 11th Aseanian Conference on Nano-Hybrid Solar Cells (NHSC11) took place in Himeji, Japan from 8-10 October 2017. The Royal Society of Chemistry sponsored the event, presenting awards from Energy & Environmental Science, Sustainable Energy & Fuels and Journal of Materials Chemistry A to the best poster-prize winners, Prof. Nam-Guy Park, Sustainable Energy & Fuels Associate Editor was pleased to present the following awards on behalf of the Editorial Boards:

Energy & Environmental Science Prize
Dong-Nyuk Jeong,
“High quality large-area (>100cm2) perovskite thin film coating with rapid crystallization using reversible phase transitive MAPbI3 viscoliquid”

Journal of Materials Chemistry A Prize
Hiroyuki Kanda,
“Protection layer from ITO spattering damgae for perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells”

Sustainable Energy & Fuels Prize
Luis K. Ono,
“Up-Scaling of organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite solar cells and modules”

Congratulations to the winners!

From left to right: Prof. Nam-Gyu Park, Dr. Luis K. Ono, Prof. Yabing Qi, Prof. Seigo Ito

From left to right: Prof. Seigo Ito, Prof. Nam-Gyu Park, Prof. Songyuan Dai, Hiroyuki Kanda, Dong-Nyuk Jeong, Prof. Tsutomu Miyasaka

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ES01 & ES02 Symposia at the 2017 MRS Fall Meeting

The 2017 MRS Fall Meeting is taking place in Boston, MA, USA between 26 November-1 December. The Royal Society of Chemistry is partnering with the Materials Research Society to sponsor two of the meeting’s Energy and Sustainability symposia:

  • ES01: Perovskite Materials and Devices—Progress and Challenges
  • ES02: On the Way to Sustainable Solar Fuels—New Concepts, Materials and System Integration

RSC journals Energy & Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy & Fuels will each be awarding prizes to the best abstracts at both ES01 and ES02 symposia, while Journal of Materials Chemistry A will join both in sponsoring an award for ES01 and offering a 1-year subscription to the winners.

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NENCS 2017 Poster Prize Winners!

The International Symposium on Novel Energy Nanomaterials, Catalysts and Surfaces for Future Earth took place in Tokyo, Japan between 28-30 October.

The international symposium was inspired in response to growing calls for a scientific platform for the global community of researchers active in materials research, characterization/imaging with synchrotron radiation in situ/operando XAFS, and X-ray based techniques (CT, TXM, AP-HAXPES, RIXS, XRD, etc.), to meet, share, and discuss their latest discoveries in these critical and rapidly evolving disciplines.

The Royal Society of Chemistry sponsored the event by providing poster prizes to a selection of the winning abstract submissions. The winners of the RSC poster prizes were:

Catalysis Science & Technology Prize
Shinobu Takao In situ Visualization of Platinum Chemical Species in a Nano Fuel-cell”
Energy & Environmental Science Prize
Yuanyuan Tan “3D-Visualization of Pt and Co Segregations in Pt3Co Cathode Catalyst Layer by Operando XAFS-CT Imaging”
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics Prize
Saki Ozawa “Kinetics and Reaction Mechanism of Oxidation Processes on Pt/C and Pt3Co/C Cathode Catalysts Studied by Operando Time-resolved QXAFS”
Sustainable Energy & Fuels Prize
Gabor Samjeské “Relationship between Electrochemical CV and in situ Real-time XAFS Relevant to the ORR Performance and Degradation of a Pt/C Cathode Catalyst in PEFC”
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233rd ECS Meeting – Abstract Deadline: 17 November 2017

The 233rd ECS Meeting will be taking place in Seattle, Washington on the 13-18 May 2018.

The event will feature over 50 symposia on areas including:

  • Batteries and Energy Storage
  • Carbon Nanostructures and Devices
  • Corrosion Science and Technology
  • Dielectric Science and Materials
  • Electrochemical/Electroless Deposition
  • Electrochemical Engineering
  • Electronic Materials and Processing
  • Electronic and Photonic Devices and Systems
  • Fuel Cells, Electrolyzers, and Energy Conversion
  • Organic and Bioelectrochemistry
  • Sensors
  • Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, and Photoelectrochemistry

Key Dates:

More information can be found here.

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International Symposium on Novel Energy Nanomaterials, Catalysts and Surfaces for Future Earth

The University of Electro-Communications (UEC), Tokyo, Japan, will host the International Symposium on Novel Energy Nanomaterials, Catalysts and Surfaces for Future Earth (NENCS) between the 28-30 October 2017. The symposium will provide a scientific platform for the global community of researchers active in materials research, characterization/imaging with synchrotron radiation in situ/operando XAFS, and X-ray based techniques.

Catalysis Science & Technology, Energy & Environmental Science, PCCP and Sustainable Energy & Fuels are delighted to be supporting the symposium and each journal will be sponsoring  a poster award by offering a one-year online subscription to the winners!

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1st Ulm Symposium on Solar-Driven Chemistry

Between October 8th – 10th 2017, the 1st Ulm Symposium on Solar-Driven Chemistry (SOLCHEM) will be taking place at Ulm University in Germany. SOLCHEM aims at bringing together researchers interested in (solar) light-driven chemistry so as to generate a central platform for diverse research areas including:

  • Photochemistry and Photocatalysis
  • Organic Photovoltaics and Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
  • Light-driven Mechanisms, Spectroscopy and Photophysics
  • Photoelectrochemistry and Photochemical Devices
  • Photodynamic therapy and light-induced theranostics

Energy & Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy & Fuels are pleased to be supporting SOLCHEM 2017 and will be each offering a prize for the winner poster submissions – good luck to all those who have entered!

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36th International Conference on Thermoelectrics

The Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA will be hosting the annual International Conference on Thermoelectrics (2017ICT) between 31 July and 3 August 2017. This Conference is the 36th in the series of international conferences on thermoelectrics that provides a global forum for presentations and information exchange on the latest emerging thermoelectric technology. This conference series began in 1976 in Arlington, Texas, USA and since 1988, has been held in various countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas, where most of the activities in thermoelectrics research are located.

Sustainable Energy & Fuels and Journal of Materials Chemistry C are delighted to support the 36th Annual International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT).

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4th Annual Energy Materials Symposium

The 4th Annual Energy Materials Symposium will be taking place on Thursday 7 September 2017 at the University of Bath.

This meeting will cover experimental and computational work on new materials, fundamental science and industrial developments on solar cells, lithium batteries, solid oxide fuel cells and thermoelectric devices.

Royal Society of Chemistry journals Energy & Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy & Fuels will be supporting the event, contributing prizes for the winning posters.

Registration for the event closes 31 July 2017.

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15th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization

The 15th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization (ICCDU XV) will run between 17-21 July 2017 in Shanghai, China, co-hosted by Shanghai Advanced Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences and ShanghaiTech University. The conference will covers these 5 main topics:

  1. CO2 as a green feedstock via reduction
  2. CO2 as a building block via functionalization
  3. CO2 Capture and mineralization
  4. CO2 as a working agent
  5. Carbon budget, policy and strategies

Buxing Han

Philip Jessop

 

ICCDU XV will also include two symposium focusing on industriallization of CCUS and the most frontier research of CCUS, respectively.

Green Chemistry Chair, Philip Jessop, will be part of the International Scientific Committee for the event. Green Chemistry Associate Editor Buxing Han will be at the conference as a keynote speaker for the session on “CO2 as a green feedstock via reduction”.

Green Chemistry Advisory Board member Park Sang-Eon will also be at the event as the keynote speaker session 4, “CO2 as a working agent”.

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3rd International Conference on Perovskite Solar Cells and Optoelectronics

The 3rd International Conference on Perovskite Solar Cells and Optoelectronics (PSCO-2017) will take place in Oxford (UK) between 18-20 September 2017. The programme will include a combination of invited talks, contributing talks and poster presentations in a meeting which will bring a broad spectrum of the community together to discuss and share knowledge on the latest advances in perovskite materials, devices and photophysical and optoelectronic properties and phenomena.

Green Chemistry Advisory Board member Henry Snaith is part of the Organisers and Scientific Committee. Sustainable Energy & Fuels Associate Editor Nam-Gyu Park will be among a selection of invited lectures, which includes Sustainable Energy & Fuels Advisory Board members Christoph BrabecEmilio Palomares and Aron Walsh. Also present at the event  will be RSC Centenary 2016 Prize-winner Professor Michael Grätzel, who will be giving a tutorial lecture.

For more details on the conference, please visit psco-conference.org.

Registration for the conferences closes on 30 June 2017.

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