Contemplating 20 years of organic electronics

On 12 July 2019 from 09:00 to 18:00
Campus Plaine de Nimy - Grands Amphithéâtres - Amphithéâtre Marie Curie

Organized by

Roberto Lazzaroni

Ce workshop est organisé à l’occasion du 65e anniversaire du Prof. Jean-Luc Brédas et des 30 ans du Service de Chimie des Matériaux Nouveaux

Date limite d’inscription : 05/07/2019


9:00: Welcome. Philippe Dubois, Rector of UMONS

9:15-9:45: Zhigang Shuai (Tsinghua U), ‘Modeling Transport in Functional Organic and 2D Materials’

9:45-10:15: Seth Marder (GTech), ‘My Life with JLB: Vignettes on the Interplay on Theory and Experimental in the Design of Conjugated Materials’

10:15-10:40: Coffee Break

10:40-11:10: Antoine Kahn (Princeton), ‘Electronic Structure of Organic and Metal Halide Perovskite Semiconductor Films:  Theoreticians at the Rescue of Experimentalists”

11:10-11:40: Yves Geerts (ULB Brussels), ‘Molecular Semiconductors: Dead End or Bright Future?’

11:40-12:10: Zhenan Bao (Stanford), ‘Stretchable Organic Electronics’

12:10-14:00: Lunch at University Restaurant

14:00-14:30: Bert Meijer (TU Eindhoven), ‘From Chiral Architectures to Functional Conjugated Materials: Lessons Learned from Professor Jean-Luc Brédas’

14:30-15:00: Ron Chance (GTech), ‘Jean-Luc: The Early Years in a Foreign Land’

15:00-15:30: Dan Frisbie (U. Minnesota), ‘Defects, Strain, and Correlated Electronic Disorder in Crystalline Organic Semiconductors’

15:30-15:55: Coffee Break

15:55-16:25: Chad Risko (U. Kentucky), ‘Small Changes, Large Impact: Understanding How Molecular Structure and Processing Impact the Assembly and Performance of Organic Semiconductors’

16:25-16:55: Egbert Zojer (TU Graz), ‘The impact of Polar Layers on the Electronic Properties of Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Interfaces’

16:55-17:25: Veaceslav Coropceanu (GTech), ‘Theoretical Description of the Electronic and Optical Processes in Organic Solar Cells’

17:25: Closing remarks. Jean-Luc Brédas – drink (all)