Previous talks 2020
8 october - anders hagfeldt
Nano-material for third-generation solar cells and thoughts about moving back to Uppsala.
Our guest this week was Anders Hagfeldt, proposed as new Vice-Chancellor for Uppsala University and the professor whose solar cells have the world record in efficiency. Meet him in a conversation about his research on Grätzel and perovskite solar cells, the third generation of solar cells, but also about his new positon and moving back to Uppsala.
16 JUNe - Albert miranyan
Save lives by sifting out viruses "as easily as you brew coffee" - development of nanotechnology paper filters for drinking water purification
Meet Albert Miranyan, Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, talking about how he and his team have developed a filter with material directly from nature with the goal to be able to remove viruses from water as easily as you brew coffee.
9 JUNe - Valentin troll
The two faces of Volcanoes – learning to benefit from the monster
Meet Valentin Troll, Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences, Natural Resources and Sustainable Development talking about volcanoes and how they can be very destructive but also how they provide us with a vastness of resources that shape our daily lives and without which we would not exist in the way we are today.
2 JUNe - Lars Oestreicher
Brain computer interface - Where are we today? Can we see what you think?
Meet Lars Oestreicher, Associate Professor at the Department of Information Technology, talking about Brain-computer interfaces that has been developing rapidly. But what is the reality behind these promises, and what do we really want to happen in the future of this research? What could happen if we could really see what You think?
26 MAy - panel discussion: AI
The impact of artificial intelligence on people and society
Meet researchers from Uppsala university in a discussion about artificial intelligence (AI) and how this new technology can affect our society and citizens. How will AI within different diciplines affect our future.