Mark Wiesner PhD.
– Tuesday 17th of November 14:00 – 15:00 CEST
Director of the NSF Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CEINT) at Duke University, Durham, USA
Mark R. Wiesner holds the James B. Duke Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke University. He serves as Director of the NSF Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CEINT). His work has focused on applications of emerging nanomaterials to membrane science and water treatment and an examination of the fate, transport, and effects of nanomaterials in the environment. Wiesner is a musician (electric and double bass), a 2004 de Fermat Laureate, the 2011 recipient of the Clarke Water Prize and was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering in 2015.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.