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AMP Conference, San Dimas, CA

"Science, Faith, Chemical Mechanisms and Reflections on Darwinian Evolution"
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An Evening with Dr. James Tour. His lecture will be "Science, Faith, Chemical Mechanisms and Reflections on Darwinian Evolution." This event is free and open to the public. For those who have a curiosity about the assumptions of Darwinian Evolution from a modern scientific perspective, you will want to attend this lecture.

9/20/2014
When: 9/20/2014
7:30 PM
Where: First Evangelical Lutheran Church
1311 Holman Street
Houston, Texas  77004
United States
Presenter: Dr. James M. Tour
Contact: breddell

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James M. Tour, a synthetic organic chemist, received his Bachelor of
Science degree in chemistry from Syracuse University, his Ph.D. in
synthetic organic and organometallic chemistry from Purdue University,
and postdoctoral training in synthetic organic chemistry at the University
of Wisconsin and Stanford University. Tour has over 500 research
publications and over 70 patents, with an H index = 100 (89 by ISI Web
of Science) with total citations = 50,000(Google Scholar).
 
Tour’s scientific research areas include nanoelectronics, graphene electronics,
silicon oxide electronics, carbon nanovectors for medical applications,
green carbon research for enhanced oil recovery and environmentally
friendly oil and gas extraction, graphene photovoltaics, carbon
supercapacitors, lithium ion batteries, CO2 capture, water splitting to H2
and O2, water purification, carbon nanotube and graphene synthetic
modifications, graphene oxide, carbon composites, hydrogen storage on
nanoengineered carbon scaffolds, and synthesis of single-molecule
nanomachines which includes molecular motors and nanocars.
 
Tour wasthe Lady Davis Visiting Professor, Hebrew University, June, 2014; was
named among “The 50 Most Influential Scientists in the World Today” by
TheBestSchools.org in 2014, and recipient of the Trotter Prize in
“Information, Complexity and Inference” in 2014. Tour was named
“Scientist of the Year” by R&D Magazine, 2013