Wilhelm Exner Medaille 2017

2017 Exner Lectures

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The program

09:00 am Check in

09:30 am Opening Session

10:00 am Lecture honoring Fabiola Gianotti

The Laureates Lecture
 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

12:00 pm Lunch Break

01:30 pm Lecture honoring Chad Mirkin

The Laureates Lecture
 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

03:30 pm Closing remarks

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06:00 pm Formal presentation of the Wilhelm Exner Medal laureates and dinner. (Access with personal invitation only)

All events take place at the Palais Eschenbach, Eschenbachgasse 11, 1010 Vienna


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Die Wilhelm Exner Medaille 2017 wird an zwei herausragende Forscher verliehen. Die WEM-Stiftung hat aus den Einreichungen der früheren Medaillenträger zwei Kandidaten bestimmt, die das entscheidende Gremium, der Verwaltungsrat des Österreichischen Gewerbevereins bestätigt hat:

Fabiola Gianotti, Generaldirektorin des CERN (Europäische Organisation für Kernforschung), Genf, Schweiz

Chad A Mirkin, Direktor des Internationalen Instituts für Nanotechnologie, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA

Beide Forscher erfüllen die Vorgaben Wilhelm Exners auf das Außerordentlichste. Die Exner Lectures und die festliche Verleihung der Medaille ist für den 18. Oktober 2017 vorgesehen.

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Welcome!

The Wilhelm Exner Medal 2017 will be awarded to two outstanding researchers. The WEM Foundation has determined two candidates from the submissions of the former medalists, which the decisive body, the board of the Austrian Association of SME, has confirmed :

Fabiola Gianotti, Director General of CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), Geneva, Switzerland

Chad A Mirkin, Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA

Both researchers meet the requirements of Wilhelm Exner to the most extraordinary.
The Exner Lectures and the festive award of the medal are scheduled for October 18th, 2017.

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