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Past ESG Colloquia

December 17, 2021

Curiosity-Driven Research: The QTY Code for Protein Design​
Shuguang Zhang​
MIT, USA​

Venue: Austrian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Ignaz-Seipel Platz 2, 1010 Vienna

September 24, 2018

Short-pulse Excitation of Materials: from Basic Understandings to Applications​
Peter Balling​
Aarhus University, DK​

Generation of Nanoparticles and Surface Nanostructuring in Laser Interactions with Metals in Liquid: Insights from Large-scale Atomistic Simulations
Leonid V. Zhiglei​
University of Virginia, USA​

Femtosecond Laser Micromachining
Jörg Krüger
BAM, D​

Venue: Schönbrunn Palace, Apotheketrakt, Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Vienna

September 5, 2018

Oxynitride Thin Films: Model Systems for Photocatalysis​
Thomas Lippert
ETH Zürich, CH​

Venue: University of Vienna, mezzanine, lecture hall 4, Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

May 18, 2018

Laser-induced Microstructures for Biomedical Applications
Johannes Heitz
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, A​

Venue: University of Vienna, mezzanine, lecture hall 4, Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

April 20, 2018

Industry-Academia Collaboration on Medical/Life Science — How Industrial Open Innovation challenges a Novel Field
Akio Yasuda
Guest Professor at BOKU, A​

Venue: BOKU Wien, DNBT meeting room, Muthgasse 11, 1190 Vienna

December 1, 2017

Production of Micro Solar Cells using Femtosecond Laser Pulses
Jörg Krüger
BAM, D​

Venue: University of Vienna, mezzanine, lecture hall 4, Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

November 10, 2017

Self-organization in Catalytic Nanoparticles?
Helmut Tributsch
FU Berlin, D & FH Kärnten, A

Venue: University of Vienna, mezzanine, lecture hall 4, Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

June 9, 2017

Some Thoughts on Present and Future Opportunities in the Field of Using Lasers in Material Science​
Nadezhda M. Bulgakova
HiLASE, CZ​

Laser as a Tool for Investigation of Material Behavior and Properties Far from Equilibrium​
Leonid V. Zhigilei
University of Virginia, USA & University of Vienna, A​

Ultrashort-pulse Laser Excitation of Materials: Fundamentals and Applications
Peter Balling
Aarhus University, DK​

Venue: Restaurant "mittendrin", Dachatelier, Währinger Straße 19, 1090 Vienna

June 9, 2017

Specific Ion Effects in Complex and Nanostructured Liquids and their Interfaces
Werner Kunz
University of Regensburg, D

Chaotropic and kosmotropic ions in the electrochemical double layer: an in situ study of protein adsorption on gold​
Thomas Werzer
University of Vienna, A

Protein Oligomers: Challenging Detection of Nanoscopic Biomaterials in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Christian Zafiu
Forschungszentrum Jülich, D

Venue: University of Vienna, seminar room 2 (room 2124), Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

June 2, 2017

Attosecond Kinetics of Photoexcited Germanium​
Peter Kraus
University of Berkeley, USA

Venue: University of Vienna, 1st floor, seminar room 2 (room 2124), Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

July 4, 2016

Ceremonial Address​
Wolfgang Kautek
University of Vienna, AT

Peter Laggner
Graz University of Technology, AT & Austrian Academy of Sciences, AT

Towards Safe Biomimetic Nanotechnology​
Ille C. Gebeshuber
TU Wien, AT

Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors for Photonic Quantum Computers
Philip Walther
University of Vienna, AT

S-layer Proteins as Basic Building Blocks for Nanobiotechnological Applications
Uwe B. Sleytr
BOKU Wien, AT​

Venue: Otto Mauer Zentrum, Währinger Straße 2-4, 1090 Vienna

September 25, 2015

Electrocatalysis for Fuel Production: a Tale of Electrons, Protons and Volcanoes
Marc Koper
Universiteit Leiden, NL

New Directions in Visible Light Photocatalysts
John T.S. Irvine
University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Nanostructured Photocatalysts for Renewable H2 Fuel Synthesis and CO2 Conversion to a Fuel
Junwang Tang
University College London, UK​

Venue: University of Vienna, 1st floor, seminar room 2 (room 2124), Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

December 5, 2014

Nanomaterials Generated by Laser Ablation in Liquid Solution​
Moreno Meneghetti
University of Padova, IT​

Venue: University of Vienna, 1st floor, seminar room 2 (room 2124), Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

June 23, 2014

Synthetic Bioarchitectures​
Eva-Kathrin Sinner
BOKU Wien, AT​

Venue: University of Vienna, Sky Lounge, 12th floor, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna

January 10, 2014

Enhancement of Polymer Properties by Nanoparticles
Clemens Holzer
Montanuniversität Leoben, AT​

Venue: University of Vienna, 1st floor, seminar room 2 (room 2124), Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

June 10, 2013

Core-shell Nanoparticles and their Assembly​
Erik Reimhult
BOKU Wien, AT

Mechanical and Surface Properties of Biomaterials: What an Atomic Force Microscopy Can Tell Us
José L. Toca-Herrera
BOKU Wien, AT

Venue: University of Vienna, 1st floor, seminar room 2 (room 2124), Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna

May 7, 2012

New Materials for Alternative Solar Energy Converters: Nanostructured Functional Perovskite-type Oxides and Oxynitrides​
Anke Weidenkaff
EMPA & University of Bern, CH

Nanostructured Materials and New Architectures for Light-induced Water Splitting Devices, Batteries and Fuel Cells
Sebastian Fiechter
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, DE

Venue: University of Vienna, 3rd floor, Christian Doppler auditorium, Strudlhofgasse 4, 1090 Vienna

June 27, 2011

High Field Nano-Plasmonics
Christian Spielmann
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, DE

Venue: University of Vienna, Aula am Campus, Hof 1.11, Spitalgasse 2-4, 1090 Vienna

June 28, 2010

Highlights und 20-jähriges Bestehen​
Franz Aussenegg
ESG-Inst. f. Nanostrukturforschung

Selbst-organisierte Biomoleküle und nanostrukturierte Materialien
Dietmar Pum
ESG-Inst. f. Molekulare Nanobiotechnologie

Hochauflösende Mikro- und Nano-Lithographie
Peter Hudek
ESG-Inst. f. Lithographieforschung​

Venue: University of Vienna, Marietta-Blau-Saal, Dr. Karl Lueger Ring 1, 1010 Vienna

2009

Nanostructured Polymeric Materials by Templating Strategies​
Wolfgang Knoll
Austrian Institute of Technology, AT

Venue: University of Vienna, 1st floor, seminar room 2 (room 2124), Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna