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    2017 Basolo Award Lecture and Reception - Anthony K. Cheetham, "Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskites"

    October 27, 2017
    4:15 PM - 8:00 PM
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    Technological Institute, Northwestern University
    2145 Sheridan Rd.
    Evanston, IL 60208

    2017 Basolo Medal Lecture and Reception

    Anthony K. Cheetham

    Goldsmiths' Professor of Materials Science
    Fellow of Trinity College
    - University of Cambridge, UK -
    Treasurer & Vice President, Royal Society

    "Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskites"


    • 4:15pm Refreshments before lecture
    • 4:30pm Introduction and Lecture in Tech LR3
    • 5:30pm Reception at the Allen Center
    • 6:30pm Dinner at Allen Center
    • 7:30pm Presentation of Medal


    • Buffet at the Allen Center


    Dinner Registration Deadline: 12:00 Noon on Monday, October 23
    Lecture-only Registration Deadline: 12:00 noon Thursday, October 26

    PLEASE HONOR YOUR RESERVATIONS.  The Section must pay for all dinner orders.  No-shows will be billed.   Please contact the Section Office via phone (847-391-9091) or email ([email protected]) if you have any questions


    Tony Cheetham is the Goldsmiths’ Professor of Materials Science at the University of Cambridge and the Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society. He obtained his D.Phil. at Oxford in 1971 and did post-doctoral work in the Materials Physics Division at Harwell. He joined the Chemistry faculty at Oxford in 1974, and then moved to UC Santa Barbara in 1991 to become Professor in the Materials Department. In 1992 he took up the Directorship of the new Materials Research Laboratory, which he led for 12 years. Cheetham was the Director of the International Center for Materials Research at UCSB for three years before moving to Cambridge in 2007.

    Cheetham’s research has spanned both inorganic materials and metal-organic frameworks, and he has received numerous awards for his work. These include the Somiya Award of the IUMRS (2004), the Platinum Medal of the IOM3 (2011), and a Chemical Pioneer Award from the American Institute of Chemists (2014). He is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina), the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, among others, and holds honorary doctorates from Versailles (2006), St. Andrews (2011), Tumkur (2011) and Warwick (2015).

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    Northwestern University, Evanston Campus
    Technological Institute, Room LR3
    2145 Sheridan Rd.
    Evanston, IL 60208

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    Allen Center, NU's Kellogg School of Management
    2169 Campus Dr.
    Evanston, IL  60208




    $30.00 Member

    $30.00 AIChE Member

    $32.00 Non-member

    $0.00 Lecture only

    $10.00 Tote bag: CHICAgO elements - blue