Dreyfus / ACS Symposium in Materials Chemistry, March 23, 2010

Several of the nation’s leading materials chemists, including 2009 Dreyfus Prize winner George Whitesides, presented their work at the Presidential Symposium “Frontiers in Materials Chemistry: A Tribute to the Dreyfus Brothers,” at the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Francisco on March 23, 2010.

Welcome: Joseph S. Francisco, ACS President

Introductory remarks: Matthew Tirrell, University of California, Berkeley


Tobin Marks, Northwestern University: New Materials and Processes for Constructing Highly Unconventional Organic, Inorganic, and Organometallic Electronic Circuitry

Joanna Aizenberg, Harvard University: Advanced Materials for Mitigation of Ice Accretion

Omar Yaghi, University of California, Los Angeles: Metal-Organic Frameworks and the ‘Gene’ for Carbon Capture

Robert Cava, Princeton University: Stoichiometry, Structure, and Bonding in the New Iron Pnictide Superconductors

A. Paul Alivisatos, University of California, Berkeley: Nanoscale Materials for Solar Fuel Generation

David Tirrell, California Institute of Technology: Reinterpreting the Genetic Code

C. Grant Willson, University of Texas at Austin: Organic Materials for Microelectronics: A View of the Future

John A. Rogers, University of Illinois: Materials for Bio-Integrated Electronics

George Whitesides, Harvard University: Organic Materials Science