JAPAN NANO 2009
Date & Time: Feb. 18, 2009, 10:00-
Venue: Tokyo Bigsight, Tokyo (Reception Hall A, B)
Dr. Karl-Heinz HAAS (Fraunhofer ISC) will have a presentation with a topic about "Nanotechnology for Energy and Environment in Germany" on the JAPAN NANO 2009.
PROGRAM (with english-japanese simultaneous interpretation, free entry)
Prof. Teruo Kishi (President, National Institute for Materials Science)
Ministery of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
"Technologies for Mitigating Global Warming"
by Prof. Yoichi Kaya (Director General, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE))
<Session 1> "Generation and Consumption of Energy"
10:55- "Helios Solar Energy Research Center - A Nanomaterials Approach to Artificial Photosynthesis"
by Dr. Heinz Frei (Helios-Solar Energy Research Center, USA)
11:35- "Dye-sensitized solar cells with Nanotechnologies"
by Dr. Liyuan Han (National Institute for Materials Science, Japan)
13:10- "Nanostructured Alternative Materials for Fuel Cells: Perspectives and case studies"
by Prof. Kazunari Sasaki (Kyushu University, Japan)
13:35- "Enzyme-based Bionic Batteries and Fuel Cells"
by Prof. Matsuhiko Nishizawa (Tohoku University, Japan)
<Session 2> "Transport and Storage of Energy"
14:00- "Nanotechnology for Energy and Environment in Germany"
by Dr. Karl-Heinz Haas (Fraunhofer-Institute fuer Silicatforschung, Germany)
14:40- "Development of photocatalytic system for hydrogen production from water with solar energy"
by Prof. Kazunari Domen (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
15:25- "Chemistry and Application of New Porous Coordination Polymers / Metal Organic Frameworks"
by Prof. Susumu Kitagawa (Kyoto University, Japan)
15:50- "New Class Superconducting Materials: High Tc Ironpnictides and superconducting electride"
by Prof. Hideo Hosono (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
<Session 3> "Energy Saving and Environment"
16:15- "Nanotechnology for Global Environmental Challenges - Saudi projects at IBM Almaden for desalination, photovoltaics and green chemistry"
by Dr. Spike Narayan (IBM, Almaden Research Center, USA)
16:55- "Nano Termoelectrics for E2 Technology"
by Prof. Kunihito Koumoto (Nagoya Unviersity, Japan)
17:20- "Development of energy efficient building materials for saving air conditioning energy"
by Dr. Koji Tajiri (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
Prof. Sukekatsu Ushioda (Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of JAPAN NANO 2009 / Director General, NIMS Center for Nanotechnology Network, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan)