Materials Topical Group Spring Symposium

The NJ ACS Materials Topical Group is pleased to announce its Spring 2017 Symposium.   [ flyer | register ]

When and Where

Date:.. Thursday, April 27, 2017
Times:. 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Venue:. Bridgewater Marriott (700 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807)


Attendance is free but attendees are requested to register here.
Contact: Amanda K. Peterson Mann,[raw]


1:00 – 1:10 pm – Introduction and Welcome

1:10 – 1:50 pm – Prof. Jing Li

Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology at Rutgers University

“Hybrid Copper Iodides: Designer Materials for Low-Cost and High-Performance LED Phosphors”

1:50 – 2:30 pm – Dr. Narayan Variankaval

Director of Molecular and Materials Characterization at Merck Research Laboratories

“Drugs as Materials”

2:30 – 3:00 pm – Networking Break with Refreshments

3:00 – 3:40 pm – Prof. Bryan Berger

Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Lehigh University

“Direct Biomineralization of Advanced Functional Nanomaterials for Biomedical and Energy Applications”

4:40 – 4:20 pm – Dr. Chris Rasmussen

Research Investigator, DuPont Science & Innovation

“Characterization of Complex Polymers Using Interaction Polymer Chromatography”

4:20 – 4:30 pm – Closing Remarks



Prof. Jing Li


Jing Li

Dr. Narayan VariankavalDr. Narayan


Prof. Bryan Berger

Prof. Bryan


Dr. Chris Rasmussen

Dr. Chris