Wilhelm Exner Medaille

 

Exner Lectures 2018

@ Palais Eschenbach, Eschenbachgasse 11, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Program: DAY 1 – October 23rd, 1:30 pm   |   DAY 2 – October 24th, 8:30 am

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Day 1 – October 23rd, 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

1:30 pm Registration

2:00 pm Lectures honoring Thomas Jennewein & Gregor Weihs, Wilhelm Exner Medalists 2018

„Photonic Quantum Entanglement for Technologies and Applications: Towards the Quantum Internet“
Thomas Jennewein, University of Waterloo, Canada

„Semiconductor nanostructures producing single photons, twins and triplets for quantum photonics“
Gregor Weihs, University of Innsbruck

3:15 pm – 3:45 Coffee break

From local realism into a global quantum age
Hannes Hübel, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna

Quantum Information Processing with Superconducting Circuits
Gerhard Kirchmair, University of Innsbruck

From quantum foundations to quantum computing
Philip Walther, University of Vienna

5:00 pm Closing Remarks

DAY 1 – October 23rd, 1:30 pm   |   DAY 2 – October 24th, 8:30 am

Day 2 – October 24th, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

8:30 am Registration

9:00 am Lectures honoring Zhenan Bao, Wilhelm Exner Medalist 2018

„Skin-Inspired Electronics“
Zhenan Bao, Stanford University, USA

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Barbara Stadlober, Joanneum Research, Graz

„Biosensing technologies for medical diagnostics at the point of care“
Rainer Hainberger, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna

10:30 am Coffee break

11:00 am Lectures honoring A. Paul Alivisatos, Wilhelm Exner Medalist 2018

„Quantum Dot Light Emitters: From displays to enabling a new generation of energy conversion systems“
A. Paul Alivisatos, University of California, Berkeley, USA

„Rational Design of Thermoelectric Materials from Nanocrystal Building Blocks“
Maria Ibanez, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Klosterneuburg

„Energy conversion and energy storage by moving ions in solids“
Jürgen Fleig, University of Technology, Vienna

12:30 pm Closing remarks

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Gratulation!

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Die Wilhelm Exner Medaille 2018 wird an vier herausragende Wissenschaftler verliehen:

Die Verleihung der Medaille erfolgt an herausragende Wissenschaftler und Forscher, welche die Wirtschaft direkt oder indirekt durch besondere wissenschaftliche Leistungen in hervorragender Weise gefördert haben.

Die festliche Verleihung der Medaille und die diese begleitenden Exner Lectures finden am 23. und 24. Oktober 2018, am Sitz der Stiftung, im Palais Eschenbach in Wien statt.

Im Rahmen der Exner Lectures wird das Forschungsfeld der Laureaten in einem zweitägigen Symposium vorgestellt. Notieren sie diesen Termin schon jetzt!


Congratulations!

The 2018 Wilhelm Exner Medals will be handed to four outstanding scientist:

The medal is awarded to outstanding scientists and researchers who have benefited the economy directly or indirectly through their scientific achievements.

The celebration and Exner Lectures will occur October 23rd and 24th, 2018, at the Foundations Palais Eschenbach in Vienna, Austria.

As part of the Exner Lectures, the research field of the laureates will be presented in a two-day symposium. Please note this date now!


2017 Exner Lectures

We look back with some pride on the Lectures 2017. Great lectures, impressive medalists and fantastic participants. Thank you!

All lectures can be looked up here. Let yourself be inspired!

The Laureates Lecture: „The Higgs boson and our life
 Fabiola Gianotti
CERN – Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire

Discoveries at CERN
 Claudia Wulz
Institute of High Energy Physics, Vienna University of Technology

Quark-Gluon-Plasma – The hottest matter ever studied
 Anton Rebhan
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology

Quanta, Relativity and Energy – Shaping the Processes when Protons collide
 Andre Hoang
Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna

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The Laureates Lecture: „Colloidal Crystal Engineering with DNA
 Chad Mirkin
International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University

Probing plasmonic nanoparticles with photons and electrons
 Joachim Krenn
Institute of Physics, University of Graz

Atoms in motion: observing nanostructures with the transmission electron microscope
 Werner Grogger
Institute of Electron Microscopy & Nanoanalysis (FELMI), Graz University of Technology

Characterisation of Nanocrystals for Optics and Energy Storage
 Rainer Lechner
Institute of Physics, Montanuniversität Leoben