Workshop Details
Water: Grand Challenges for Molecular Science and Engineering
07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018
Meeting Description:

Water is one of our most important natural resources, and touches our lives in innumerable ways. There are many fascinating outstanding scientific questions involving water, and also challenges that call for more engineering solutions. These challenges include, for example, the widespread availability of clean water for personal use, agriculture, and industry, and the use of water in energy production. Water also impacts our lives greatly in the context of climate and atmospheric sciences, and biology, health and medicine. This workshop will bring together people in many disciplines (engineering, chemistry, biology, physics, atmospheric sciences, materials science, geological sciences, and environmental sciences) to tackle the above problems. A wide variety of processes (desalination, filtration, sensing, adsorption, red-ox reactions, aggregation and fouling, crystallization, and corrosion) will be discussed, as will a large range of materials (catalysts, polymer membranes, inorganic filters, reduced-dimensional nano-materials, surfactants and lipids, proteins and bio-inspired/bio-compatible materials). This workshop will also involve the basic science underlying these more applied processes and materials, including water in extreme conditions, ices (amorphous and crystalline), solutions/solvation/self-assembly, clathrates, confined and interfacial water, biomolecule hydration, and transport/nucleation/growth.


If you are interested in attending a meeting, but have not received an invitation, please contact the workshop organizer about availability before registering. Most TSRC meetings are very small, typically only about 25 people.

Meeting Venue:

Telluride Intermediate School
725 West Colorado Ave Telluride, CO 81435

Water: Grand Challenges for Molecular Science and Engineering Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Augustyn, Veronica North Carolina State University
Ben-Amotz, Dor Purdue University
Ceriotti, Michele EPFL
Fennell, Christopher Oklahoma State University
Gallo, Paola Università Roma Tre
Giovambattista, Nicolas City University of New York-Brooklyn College
Han, Songi UC Santa Barbara
Hassanali, Ali International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Kimmel, Greg A. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Liu, Chong University of Chicago
Loerting, Thomas University of Innsbruck
Mauter, Meagan Carnegie Mellon University
Papoian, Garegin University of Maryland
Phillip, William A University of Notre Dame
Rodrigues, Debora F. University of Houston
Skinner, James L U Chicago
Stafford, Christopher M. NIST
Tian, Chuanshan Fudan University
Zhang, Yang University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Telluride Science Research Center
Post Office Box 2429, Telluride CO 81435
Tel: + 970.708.4426
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