Gregori Aminoff Prize symposium 2019

Date: 2019-04-01

Time: 12:30 - 17:00

Address: Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm

Venue: Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

The Gregori Aminoff Prize rewards documented, individual contributions in the field of crystallography, including areas concerned with the dynamics of the formation and determination of crystal structures.  


Michael O’Keeffe and Omar M. Yaghi. Photo: Arizona State University and University of California, Berkeley.

The Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography 2019 was awarded to  Michael O’Keeffe, Arizona State University, USA and Omar Yaghi, University of California, Berkeley, USA:

“for their fundamental contributions to the development of reticular chemistry”


Welcome and presentation of the Aminoff Prize Laureates

Regular Figures and Reticular Chemistry 
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate Michael O’Keeffe Regents’ Professor of Chemistry, Arizona State University, USA

The Development of Reticular Chemistry through Metal-Organic Frameworks and Covalent Organic Frameworks
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate Omar Yaghi, James and Neeltje Tretter Chair Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA 


Nanoscale manipulation of metal organic frameworks for tuned energy and environmental applications 
Dr. Tina M. Nenoff, Sandia National Laboratories, USA

Dynamic, reticular biomaterials
Prof. F. Akif Tezcan, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, USA
Entanglement in periodic crystal structures: old and new views
Prof. Davide M. Proserpio, University of Milan, Italy    

New electron diffraction methods unravel the structural “coding” in crystalline materials
Prof. Xiaodong Zou, Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden  



The event is free of charge and open to the public but registration is required for all participants.

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