For creative contributions to understanding electromechanical size-effects leading to flexoelectricity, and the fundamental basis of flexoelectricity in quantum mechanics; and to applications of flexoelectricity to engineered and biological systems for energy harvesting, sensing, and multifunctionality

RICE MEDAL KEYNOTE: Emergent magnetoelectricity in soft materials, wireless energy harvesting and detection of magnetic fields by animals

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

3:45 – 5:15 pm

Seigle Hall 301

Biographical Information

M.D. Anderson Chair Professor & Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston

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