2020 Keynote Speakers

Bruce Lipshutz

Bruce Lipshutz

Monday, June 15, 2020
“Following Nature’s Lead; Synthetic Chemistry in Water. It’s Our Future”

Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry & Biochemistry Department,
University of California, Santa Barbara

Thomas Francisco Jaramillo

Thomas Francisco Jaramillo

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
“Developing new catalysts and processes for the sustainable production of fuels and chemicals”

Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
Associate Professor, Photon Science, SLAC National Accelerator Lab
Director, SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis

Jeannette M. Garcia

Jeannette M. Garcia

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
“Advancing Chemistry to Address Challenges in Sustainability”

Senior Manager
Quantum Algorithms, Applications & Theory,
IBM Research

Jillian Goldfarb

Jillian Goldfarb

Thursday, June 18, 2020
“Collaborative Approach to Systemic Design of Green Materials in Limited Data Environments: Insights to Advance Research in Light of COVID-19 Restrictions”

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological & Environmental Engineering,
Cornell University

Jonas Baltrusaitis

Jonas Baltrusaitis

Friday, June 19, 2020
“Sustainability of the global nitrogen cycle: anthropogenic activity contributed challenges and green engineering enabled solutions”

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department,
Lehigh University
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awardee Keynote

Katalin Barta

Katalin Barta

Friday, June 19, 2020
“Cleave and Couple: Embracing complexity in renewable resources”

Professor of Chemistry
Karl-Franzens University of Graz and University of Groningen
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awardee Keynote

Feng Wang

Feng Wang

Friday, June 19, 2020
“Photocatalytic conversion of biomass and its derivatives”

Professor, Group DNL0603
Physical Chemistry Department,
Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awardee Keynote