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The ATHENA Sci-Cafés have started!

Every Friday at 10am, you will have the opportunity to attend Sci-Cafés organised by ATHENA. They will all be in English and the theme as well as the speaker will change each week. For more information on participants, please visit the Colloquial Talks website.

If you wish to receive the Zoom links, please register via this link.


The ATHENA Sci-Café Colloquial Talks. En dessous, The ATHENA Colloquial Talks in Science starts its activities on the 14th of October. Every Friday at 10:00 CET in Zoom.


Friday 14 October at 10am (CET) Prof. Michael Graetzel (EPFL, Switzerland) The genesis of molecular photovoltaics and perovskite solar cells.
Friday 21 October at 10am (CET) Prof. Mario Agio (University of Siegen, Germany) Ultrafast quantum nano-optics.
Friday 4 November at 10am (CET) Prof. Andrea C. Ferrari (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom) Layered Materials : Characterization and Applications
Friday 11 November at 10am (CET) Prof. George Kavoulakis A Brief Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Friday 9 December at 10am (CET) Prof. Emmanuel Kymakis (Hellenic Mediterranean University, Greece) Perovkite Photovotaics enabled by 2D Materials take to the field Kymakis
Friday 18 November at 10am (CET) Prof. Jovana Milic (University of Fribourg, Switzerland) Supramolecular Strategies in Hybrid Perovskite Photovoltaics.
Date to be confirmed Prof. Niğmet Uzal (AGU, Turkey) Wastewater Recycling and Water Reuse Towards a More Sustainable Future.
Friday 2 December at 10am (CET) Prof. Kevin Sivula (EPFL, Switzerland) Semiconductor photoelectrodes and photocatalysts for solar-driven water splitting.
Friday 9 December at 10am (CET) Prof. Hakan Usta (AGU, Turkey) Engineering Molecular Materials for Organic Optoelectronics.
Friday 16 December at 10am (CET) Prof. Maria Kafesaki (University of Crete, Greece) Dynamic electromagnetic wave control with software-controllable reconfigurable metasurfaces.
Friday 6 January at 10am (CET) Prof. Volkan Demi (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore & Bilkent University, Turkey) Semiconductor Nanocrystal Optoelectronics for Lighting and Displays: Pushing the Limits, Breaking Records.
Date to be confirmed Dr. Felice Torrisi (Imperial College London, United Kingdom) Theme to be confirmed.
Friday 13 January at 10am (CET) Prof. Evren Mutlugün (AGU, Turkey) Nanocrystals for sustainable future.
Date to be confirmed Prof. Talha Erdem (AGU, Turkey) Theme to be confirmed.
Date to be confirmed Prof. Antonio Agresti (Tor Vergata, Italy) Theme to be confirmed.
Date to be confirmed Dr. Nicola Gasparini (Imperial College London, United Kingdom) Theme to be confirmed.
Friday 24 February at 10am (CET) Nazila Kamaly (Imperial College London, United Kingdom) Stimuli-responsive nanogels: a versatile drug delivery platform.
Friday 3 march at 10am (CET) Prof. Christoph Brabec (Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany) Accelerating emerging PV technologies.
Friday 10 march at 10am (CET) Prof. Stelios Choulis (Cyprus University of Technology) Device Structure Engineering for High Performance Printed Photovoltaics.
Date to be confirmed Dr. Miguel Anaya (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom) Theme to be confirmed.
Date to be confirmed Dr. Diogo Ribeiro & Dr. Ricardo Santos (Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal) Remote inspection of civil infrastructures based on Unmanned Aerial Systems and Artificial Intelligence.
Date to be confirmed Prof. Jozsef Gyorkos (University of Maribor, Slovenia) European universities: the viable role of national Rsearch Funding Organizations.
Date to be confirmed Dr. Marko Hölbl (University of Maribor, Slovenia) Cybersecurity Competence Netwrok Pilot projects: The Future of Cybersecurity in Europe.


If you were not able to attend the Sci-Cafés, do not worry! You will be able to watch them on replay once the recordings are published.