Dr. Cristian Contescu
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

"This Ubiquitous Carbon..."


  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Host: Dr. Claudia Rawn), September 8, 2015
  • Kent University, Kent, OH, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (Host: Prof. Mietek Jaroniec), September 24, 2015.
  • GrafTech International, Parma, OH (Host: Dr. Julian Norley), September 25, 2015.
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Whiting School of Engineering (Host: Dr. James Spicer), October 28, 2015.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Department of Physics (Host: Dr. Puru Jena), November 13, 2015.
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Center for Advanced Energy Research (Host: Dr. Matthew Weisenberger), March 2, 2016.
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, Department of Mechanical Engineering (Host: Dr. Chengying "Cheryl" Xu), March 22, 2016.
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Engineering Physics (Host: Dr. Raluca Scarlat), March 29, 2016.

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The Education Secretary:
Dr. Weiming Lu
Advanced Carbon Materials Lead
UTC Aerospace Systems