Student Lightning Talks

Tuesday April 5, 2022 11:00am to 1:00pm
Kleinman Center Energy Forum Fisher Fine Arts Building, 4th Floor
220 S. 34th Street
19104 Philadelphia , PA

Join us for a lunch reception following the event!

Celebrate energy research from Penn graduate and undergraduate students from across campus. You are welcome to join at any time and stay for as long or as little as you would like.

Please note this is an in-person only event. We look forward to welcoming guests to the Kleinman Center's Energy Forum. In accordance with the University of Pennsylvania's COVID-19 guidelines, you will be required to wear a mask and present a green PennOpen Pass (for members of the Penn community) or PennOpen Campus pass (for visitors) to attend. Further details for joining in-person will be emailed with your registration.

Speakers

Francisco Barrera

Student

VIPER

Francisco Barrera is a 4th year VIPER student majoring in Physics and Astronomy in the School of Arts and Sciences, and Materials Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Talk Title: Next Generation Solar Cells

Sabrine Cypher

Doctoral Candidate

Chemistry

Sabrine Cypher is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences.

Talk Title: Ethanol Upgrading to Butanol Using Transition Metal Complexes on Carbon Nitride Frameworks

Leanna Schulte

Postdoctoral Fellow

Vagelos Institute

Dr. Leanna Schulte is a Vagelos Institute Postdoctoral Fellow working with Profs. Tom Mallouk and Zahra Fahkraai in the Department of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences.

Talk Tile: Inorganic Layered Double Hydroxides and Their Application in Electrochemical Devices

Michal Wyrebkowski

Student

Economics

Michal Wyrebkowski is a first year student who intends to major in Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences, and is a Kleinman Center Undergraduate Seminar Fellow.

Talk Title: Mazeikiai Oil Refinery: A Geopolitical Game over Russian Oil

Yamilée Morency

Doctoral Candidate

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Yamilée Morency is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Talk Title: MXenes in Hydrogen Chemistries

Ranadeb Ball

Doctoral Candidate

Chemistry

Ranadeb Ball is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences, and is a current Vagelos Institute Graduate Fellow.

Talk Title: Tracking Molecular Vibration to Understand Ground State Charge Transfer in Organic Molecules

Caroline Magdolen

Student

VIPER

Caroline Magdolen is a 2nd year VIPER student major in Earth Science (concentration in Environmental Science) in the School of Arts and Sciences, and Systems Science Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Talk Title: Assessing Carbon Abatement Potential in Nevada and the Salton Sea

Walter Johnsen

Doctoral Candidate

Chemistry

Walter Johnsen is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Science. and was a 2020 Vagelos Institute Graduate Fellow.

Talk Title: The Role of Ammonia in a Hydrogen Economy

Sayan Banerjee

Doctoral Candidate

Chemistry

Sayan Banerjee is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences, and is a current Vagelos Institute Graduate Fellow.

Talk Title: Curvature-driven Mechanochemical Molecular Migration on Graphene