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National Research Council (US) Chemical Sciences Roundtable. The Role of the Chemical Sciences in Finding Alternatives to Critical Resources: A Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2012.

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THE ROLE OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES IN FINDING ALTERNATIVES TO CRITICAL RESOURCES:

A Workshop

Organized by:

Roderick Eggert, Colorado School of Mines; Pat Thiel, Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University; and Levi Thompson, University of Michigan, on behalf of the Chemical Sciences Roundtable

September 29–30, 2011

The National Academies

500 Fifth Street, NW, Room 100

Washington, DC 20001

DAY ONE, September 29, 2011

8:00 a.m.Breakfast (Guest Speakers and CSR members only)
8:30 a.m.Welcome & Introduction to Workshop
Pat Thiel, Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University
PLENARY SESSION – INTRODUCTION & HISTORY
Chair, Mark Barteau, University of Delaware
8:40 a.m.Roderick Eggert, Colorado School of Mines
Minerals, Critical Minerals, and the U.S. Economy
live webcast
9:20 a.m.Diana Bauer, U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. DOE Critical Materials Strategy
live webcast
10:00 a.m.Break
CRITICAL MATERIALS AND CATALYSIS
Chair, Levi Thompson, University of Michigan
10:15 a.m.James Stevens, Dow Chemical
Finding Alternatives to Critical Materials in Catalysis
live webcast
10:55 a.m.Jingguang Chen, University of Delaware
Alternative Materials to Replace Platinum in Catalytic and Electrocatalytic Applications
11:35 a.m.Open Discussion
12:35 p.m.Lunch (Keck Cafeteria)
1:35 p.m.Morris Bullock, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Design and Development of Molecular Electrocatalysts for Energy Conversions Using Abundant Metals
2:15 p.m.Christine Lambert, Ford Motor Company
Critical Materials in Catalysis: Novel Metals vs. Base Metals in Automotive Catalyst Systems
2:45 p.m.Open Discussion
3:45 p.m.Break
CRITICAL MATERIALS IN ELECTRONIC AND OPTICAL APPLICATIONS
Chair, Pat Thiel, Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University
OPTICS AND PHOTOVOLTAICS; ALTERNATIVES TO RARE EARTHS AND HEAVY METALS
4:00 p.m.Joseph Shinar, Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University
Critical Materials in Optoelectronics
4:40 p.m.Ken Zweibel, George Washington University
Key Minerals in Photovoltaics
5:20 p.m.Open Discussion
6:20 p.m.Adjourn, dinner on your own

DAY TWO, September 30, 2011

8:00 a.m.Breakfast (Guest Speakers and CSR members only)
8:30 a.m.Day Two Opening Remarks
Levi Thompson, University of Michigan
CRITICAL MATERIALS IN ELECTRONIC AND OPTICAL APPLICATIONS
Chair, William Carroll, Occidental Chemical Corporation
BATTERIES: ALTERNATIVES TO LITHIUM
8:40 a.m.David Bradwell, Liquid Metal Battery Corporation
9:20 a.m.Jay Whitacre, Carnegie Mellon University
10:00 a.m.Break
10:15 a.m.Open Discussion
11:15 a.m.Closing Remarks
11:45 a.m.Adjourn
12:00 p.m.(CSR Member Business Meeting begins, Room 105)
Copyright © 2012, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK100031
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