Taipei Tech and Tohoku University Joint Memorial Symposium

Taipei Tech and Tohoku University will hold a Memorial Joint Symposium from November 24-26 at Tohoku University's Sakura Hall.

On 25th November, the 2011 Nobel Prize Laureate, Dan Shechtman will give a plenary lecture from 14:30. Following the lecture, a ceremony and dinner to commemorate An-Pang Tsai Memorial Ceremony and Memorial Dinner will be held in Japanese. An-Pang Tsai sadly passed away in May 2019. He taught at Tohoku University and was a leader in the field of quasicrystal and complex intermetallic research.

Registration to attend the event is required in advance online.

Date: November 24-26, 2019 (November 24 is for invited members only
Time: November 25, 26: 9 am - 7:30 pm
Venue: Katahira Sakura Hall, Tohoku University (MAP)


November 25, 2019

Opening remarks: Atsushi Muramatsu (Director, IMRAM, Tohoku University) and Sea-Fue Wang (President, Taipei Tech)

Sessions: 9:20 am - 10:35 am, 10:50 am - 12:05 am

Lecture: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

"Quasi-periodic crystals - A paradigm shift in crystallography" by Dan Shechtman (Israel Institute of Technology, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011)

An-Pang Tsai Memorial Ceremony: 4:30pm - 6 pm

Memorial Dinner: 6 pm - 7:30 pm

November 26, 2019

Sessions: 9 am-10:10 am, 10:30am -11:45 am

Closing remarks: Masahiko Takahashi (IMRAM, Tohoku University)

Laboratory visit to IMRAM, IMR and TFC: 1:30pm - 4:30 pm

Event information in Japanese


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