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Timothy M. Swager Speaks in Qizhen Global Vision Lecture Series

Apr. 15, 2017

Timothy M. Swager, the John D. MacArthur Professor of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the American National Academy of Science, delivered a speech entitled “Molecular Electronics for Chemical Sensors”.

Prof. Timothy introduced CP and CNT in his speech. He also elaborated on the idiosyncrasies of various chemical materials for sensors via a series of charts and a set of data. Moreover, he talked about the applications of chemical sensors in smart phones, security check and agricultural inspection.

Prof. Timothy is a world-renowned scientist. His research is at the interface of chemistry and materials science, with specific interests in carbon nanomaterials, polymers, and liquid crystals. He has won many awards in his lifetime, including the Linus Pauling Award (2016), the Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest (2016) and the Award for Creative Invention, American Chemical Society (2013).