We are happy to provide the program for the 2018 Lectures honoring A.Paul Alivisatos, Zhenan Bao, Thomas Jennewein and Gregor Weihs, including talks of the laureates as well as Jürgen Fleig, Rainer Hainberger, Hannes Hübel, Maria Ibanez, Gerhard Kirchmair, Barbara Stadlober or Philip Walther.
The 2018 Wilhelm Exner Medals will be handed to four outstanding scientist:
- Zhenan BAO, Stanford University, USA
- A. Paul ALIVISATOS, University of California, Berkeley, USA
- Thomas JENEWEIN, University Waterloo, CAN
Gregor WEIHS, University Innsbruck
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“
CERN – Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire
„Discoveries at CERN“
Institute of High Energy Physics, Vienna University of Technology
„Quark-Gluon-Plasma – The hottest matter ever studied“
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology
„Quanta, Relativity and Energy – Shaping the Processes when Protons collide“
Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna
The Laureates Lecture: „Colloidal Crystal Engineering with DNA“
International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University
„Probing plasmonic nanoparticles with photons and electrons“
Institute of Physics, University of Graz
„Atoms in motion: observing nanostructures with the transmission electron microscope“
Institute of Electron Microscopy & Nanoanalysis (FELMI), Graz University of Technology
„Characterisation of Nanocrystals for Optics and Energy Storage“
Institute of Physics, Montanuniversität Leoben