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2016 Ethics Center Logo

Please Note: This event is free to the public, but the cost for these programs is substantial. If you would like to help support the Ethics Center so that we can continue to offer these programs, please contact The Center for Ethics in Science and Technology to discuss options for a tax deductible donation.

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Wednesday, November1, 2017, from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Join us from 5:00-5:30 PM for a half hour of refreshments and conversation. Our speaker will begin at 5:30 PM.

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Science Center, Balboa Park

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Ying Shirley Meng, Ph.D., Associate Professor Department of NanoEngineering University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Shirley Meng received her Ph.D. in Advance Materials for Micro & Nano Systems from the Singapore-MIT Alliance in 2005, after which she worked as a postdoc research fellow and became a research scientist at MIT. Shirley is currently the Associate Professor of NanoEngineering and Materials Science, University of California San Diego (UCSD).

She is the founding Director of Sustainable Power and Energy Center (http://spec.ucsd.edu). Shirley received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award in 2011, UCSD Chancellor’s Interdisciplinary Collaboratories Award in 2013, Science Award in Electrochemistry by BASF and Volkswagen in 2014 and Frontier of Innovation Award in 2014. Her research group – Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion (LESC) – focuses on functional nano and micro-scale materials for energy storage and conversion.

The more recent programs include the design, synthesis, processing, and operando characterization of energy storage materials in advanced rechargeable batteries; new intercalation materials for sodium ion batteries; and advanced flow batteries for grids large scale storage. Shirley is the author and co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, 1 book chapter and two patents. She serves on the executive committee for battery division at the Electrochemical Society and she is the technical Editor for Journal of

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There are free lots available behind the Fleet Science Center near the entrance to the Community Forum.

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