Events

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Materials Characterization Facility Tour

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Location: 146-147 Stepan Chemistry Hall

Rheometer Training

Tour the recently relocated Materials Characterization Facility and learn about the state-of-the-art research capabilities and instruments available to researchers at Notre Dame. Specializing in general materials, photovoltaic and electrochemical, and crystallographic characterizations, Research and Facilities Program Director Ian Lightcap will explain how this core research facility helps researchers learn about new materials that could be the next great thing for energy storage, solar panels, and other applications.…

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Discussion: "Solar Research — Prashant Kamat's Laboratory (part of the What’s It Really Like? series)

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Location: Radiation Laboratory Lobby

Radiation Laboratory Solar Cells

What’s It Really Like (WIRL)? is a series of small discussion groups of undergraduate students and people working in the field of energy and sustainability. The following opportunity is available during Energy Week. Space is limited, so register early.

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Seminar: "Casa Pueblo’s Energy Insurrection in Puerto Rico"

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business



Arturo Massol Deya

In the town of Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, an award winning organization, Casa Pueblo, is leading an “energy insurrection, an uplifting, a revolution,” according to founder and director Alexis Massol González. Their goal is 50% energy generation at the point of consumption with solar panels and independent microgrids by 2027. Arturo Massol Deyá, son of Alexis and executive director, will tell the story of one town’s fight for energy independence.…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Lecture: "Defining Love for Interdisciplinary Research on Human Flourishing"

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Location: Lecture – 155 DeBartolo Hall

Summary

Thomas Jay OordThomas Jay Oord

Most people today affirm the central role of love for human flourishing. But what is love? Love can be defined variously in terms of desire, feelings, relationships, sex or romance, or as whatever produces well-being. Moreover, different disciplines provide their own often conflicting perspectives on love. Without a definition applicable across disciplines, it is difficult to see how significant progress can be made in understanding and promoting love research for human flourishing. Thomas Jay Oord offers and defends a definition of love he believes can propel love research across theological, scientific, and philosophical disciplines. …

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