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The Chapman Lecture Series is made possible by the generous support of Dr. Richard A. Chapman '54 and Barbara Madden Chapman '54.

The fund was created in 2007 to provide support to bring visiting scientists in nanotechnology, to include Natural Sciences and Electrical Engineering.  


 Chapman Lecture (image) 

March 25, 2013 
"The Nano-Gold Rush"
Jochen Feldmann, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universtität (LMU), Munich, Germany
Host: Kevin Kelly
(4:00pm in McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall) 

Previous Lectures
The department of Physics & Astronomy organized the first two lectures in 2009.
Inaugural Chapman Lecture was held in April of 2009.


March 7, 2012 - "The Science of Invisbility"
John Pendry, Imperial College London
Host: Naomi Halas

November 5, 2009 - "WONDER IN FLAT CARBON WORLD: Graphene"
Philip Kim, Columbia University

April 6, 2009 - "NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR STRETCHABLE ELECTRONICS: From Electronic Eyeballs to Brain Monitors"
John A. Rogers, University of Illinois