Dr. Yen Wei Presented an invited paper on "Templated Synthesis of Novel Electroactive Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica Materials"
December 1, 2006 — Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymers and Materials Chemistry and Director of the Center for Polymers and Materials Chemistry, presented an invited paper on "Templated Synthesis of Novel Electroactive Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica Materials" at the 7th National Conference on Functional Organic Solids in Suzhou, China. The paper was co-authored by Yi Guo, Andreas Mylonakis and Dr. Zongtao Zhang of the Chemistry Department, and Prof. Peter Lelkes, Calhoun Chair Professor, of the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems at Drexel University. In addition, Dr. Wei delivered invited lectures on "Nanostructured Materials for Bioscience and Biotechnology" at Wuhan University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China. He was honored with a Guest Professorship at HUST and gave a seminar on "The Joy of Being A Chemist" to the general student population as part of the "Spirit and Practice of Sciences" distinguished lecture series at HUST. He also gave an invited talk on "Organic-Inorganic Hybrid and Nanostructured Materials for Dental and Other Biomedical Applications" at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.