Program Outline





PCTC will be held in the Chemistry Lecture Hall, Room 102, in the chemistry department of the University of Pennsylvania, located at 34th and Spruce Street in downtown Philadelphia. It is approximately 20 minutes by cab from the PHL airport.

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Monday, August 12

9:00 am. Chair: Maria Kurnikova (Carnegie Mellon)

9:05 Birgitta Whaley (Berkeley)

9:40 Benny Gerber (Hebrew U)

10:15 Rigoberto Hernandez (Johns Hopkins)

10:40 Break

11:15 Leeor Kronik (Weizmann)

11:50 Horia Metiu (UCSB)

12:25 pm Lunch



2:25: Chair: Vladimiro Mujica (ASU)

2:30 Pramod Reddy (Michigan)

3:05 Oren Tal (Weizmann)

3:40 PCTC Fellow 1

4:00 Break

4:30 Wolfgang Belzig (Konstanz)

5:05 Emily Weiss (Northwestern)

5:40 Liang-Yan Hsu (Academia Sinica)

6:00 Free For Dinner

Tuesday, August 13

9:00 am. Chair: Joel Gersten (CUNY)

9:05 Maxim Sukharev (ASU)

9:40 Tal Schwartz (Tel-Aviv)

10:15 Zahra Fakhraai (Penn)

10:40 Break

11:15 Bill Miller (Berkeley)

11:50 Eli Pollak (Weizmann)

12:25 pm Lunch



2:25: Chair: Rob Coalson (Pittsburgh)

2:30 Nimrod Moiseyev (Technion)

3:05 Michael Thoss (Freiburg)

3:40 PCTC Fellow 2

4:00 Break

4:30 Greg Voth (Chicago)

5:05 George Schatz (Northwestern)

5:40 - 6:30 pm Dinner (The Atrium)

6:30 - 8:30 pm Posters



Wednesday, August 14

9:00 am. Chair: John Tully (Yale)

9:05 Peter Rossky (Rice)

9:40 Eran Rabani (Berkeley)

10:15 Michael Thorwart (Hamburg)

10:40 Break

11:15 Guy Cohen (Tel-Aviv)

11:50 Brenda Rubenstein (Brown)

12:25 pm Lunch



2:25: Chair: Louis Brus (Columbia)

2:30 Yoram Selzer (Tel-Aviv)

3:05 Ori Cheshnovsky (Tel-Aviv)

3:40 Ferdinand Evers (Regensburg)

4:15 Break

4:45 David Beratan (Duke)

5:20 Ron Naaman (Weizmann)

5:55 Closing Remarks by Mark Ratner

Free For Dinner