Symposium in Materials Chemistry at the ACS meeting, March 23, 2010

Some of the nation's leading materials chemists presented their work at the Presidential Symposium "Frontiers in Materials Chemistry: A Tribute to the Dreyfus Brothers," at the American Chemical Society's national meeting in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 23.






Frontiers in Materials Chemistry: A Tribute to the Dreyfus Brothers

Matthew Tirrell and Mark Cardillo, Organizers, Presiding


Joseph S. Francisco, ACS President

Introductory remarks

Matthew Tirrell, University of California, Berkeley


Tobin Marks, Northwestern University
New materials and processes for constructing highly unconventional organic, inorganic, and organometallic electronic circuitry

Joanna Aizenberg, Harvard University
Advanced materials for mitigation of ice accretion

Omar Yaghi, University of California, Los Angeles
Metal-organic frameworks and the 'gene' for carbon capture

Robert Cava, Princeton University
Stoichiometry, structure and bonding in the new iron pnictide superconductors

A. Paul Alivisatos, University of California, Berkeley
Nanoscale materials for solar fuel generation

David Tirrell, California Institute of Technology
Reinterpreting the genetic code

C. Grant Willson, University of Texas at Austin
Organic materials for microelectronics: a view of the future

John A. Rogers, University of Illinois
Materials for bio-integrated electronics

George Whitesides, Harvard University
Organic materials science