26 August 2016

Harry - the fullerene legacy

Organised by:

the British Carbon Group

University of Sussex

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Professor Sir Harold W Kroto, FRS Nobel Laureate (Harry) made unique and prodigious contributions to science, expanding its frontiers and nurturing its health. He spawned new fields of science, particularly carbon science, he advocated for science and reason, and he inspired the young. It is with great sadness that we learned that Harry died on 30 April this year after a courageous struggle with illness.

The British Carbon Group will be holding an event on fullerenes on the morning of 26 August in commemoration of Professor Kroto. The event will also feature the 2016 Ubbelohde Lecture by Professor Eleanor Campbell FRS, and some members of Harry's former group and eminent international collaborators. The event will precede the afternoon event held by the University of Sussex and Harry's family, 'Remembering Harry' to which all attendees are also welcome to join.


Day 1 - 26th August 2016

Event Schedule
Welcome and Introduction
The Ubbelohde Lecture - From Free-Flying Fullerene to Carbon Aerogels Prof Eleanor Campbell, FRS, University of Edinburgh
Fullerene and Carbon Nanotube Growth Prof M Endo, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
Harry and Growth Mechanism of Metallofullerenes Prof H Shinohara, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Fullerene Formation:Our Last Experiment Dr P Dunk, Florida State University, Florida, USA
GEOSET Dr S Acquah, Flordia State University, Florida, USA
Interstellar Fullerenes Prof J P Maier, Basel University, Switzerland
Meeting Close
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Venue and Contact

University of Sussex

Lecture Theatre 144
Jubilee Building, University of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton

Malcolm Heggie, Chairman - British Carbon Group

+44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: malcolm.heggie@gmail.com

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