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GeneExpression Systems, Inc & Appasani Research Conferences and Educational Institute (ARCEI.org)
Jointly Presents

Physical Sciences Symposia-2015-Boston

Two Theme Meetings at One Location
Crystal & Graphene Science Symposium-2015
'Crystal Engineering to Graphenes, Fullerenes, Carbon Nanotubes & Semiconductors'

Quantum Science Symposium-2015
'Quantum Information to Communications & Quantum Systems to Qubits & Optics'
Date: September 21 – 22, 2015

Venue: In Between Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Harvard University Campuses
on  777 Memorial Drive at Courtyard Marriott, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA

The purpose and scope of this Physical Sciences Symposia-2015 is to provide a forum for the discussion of the current state of the art of rapidly evolving Crystal & Graphene Science, and Quantum Science highly interdisciplinary fields. This will consists of two parallel theme meetings:

Crystal & Graphene Science Symposium (CGSS)-2015: This is our Third  international theme conference, the first and second were held in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA on September 5-6, 2012 and September 4-5, 2013 respectivel. The first one which was inaugurated by Paul   Steinhardt of Princeton, Antonio Castro Neto of National University of Singapore and Charles Lieber of Harvard University. The second one was inaugurated by Nobel laureate Jerome Friedman, Mildred Dresselhaus of MIT and late Gerald Guralnik of Brown University. Study of design/synthesis of functional solid-state structures including organic molecular crystals and metallo-organic-polymers described as ‘crystal engineering’. Quasicrystals are unique form of solid; they exist universally in many metallic alloys and some polymers. Both Crystal Science and Graphene science (Graphite, Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes in general nanotechnology) has attracted a much attention these last years from both academic and industry laboratories, so we combined and grouped in to ‘Crystal & Graphene Science.’

Quantum Science Symposium (QSS) USA-2015: This is our Fourth international symposium in the physical sciences series. The first was held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA on September 26-27, 2011, which was inaugurated by MIT Physics Nobel Laureate Professor Frank Wilczek. The second meeting was held at the prestigious Peterhouse (college) of the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom on November 1-2, 2012, which was presided by Professors David Ritchie and Stephen Blundell of the University of Cambridge and Oxford respectively. The third one was held in Waltham, Massachusetts on September 4-5, 2013. The first QSS-Asia was held at the University of Tokyo, Japan on November 22-23, 2013. The purpose and scope of this symposium is to provide a forum for the discussion of the current state of the art of rapidly evolving Quantum Science field. The branch of quantum spintronics and quantum computing has attracted a much attention in recent years from both academic and industry laboratories, so we combined and grouped into ‘Quantum Science.’

In this international meeting, prominent researchers (theoretical and experimental physicists, organic, inorganic and physical chemists, materials scientists, biologists, mathematicians, electrical, electronic and computer engineers) from both academia and industry will gather and discuss the applications in form of keynote lectures, invited talks, short oral, and poster presentations.

Venue: Courtyard MARRIOTT is a star hotel located on the banks of Charles River in between the MIT and Harvard campuses, just next to Microcenter. This is also in the close vicinity of several Information/Quantum Technology companies. This is very well connected and located on Memorial Drive.  

 All the members (except keynote speakers and who prearranged with organizer) who participate in this symposium have to register for the meeting by paying the appropriate registration fee

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Expected Maximum Capacity:
Target Audience 200
Total Speaker Presentations: 30
Total Poster Presentations: 20
Total Exhibit Booths: 20

Monday, September 21, 2015
8:00 AM: Registration Open
9:00 AM - 6:30PM Scientific Sessions

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
8:00 A.M: Registration Open 
9:00 AM - 6:30PM Scientific Sessions

The actual agenda will be updated

Scientific Organizer:

Krishnarao Appasani, PhD., MBA
Founder & CEO
GeneExpression Systems, Inc
Waltham, MA USA

Key Seession:
Third International Fourth International
Crystal & Graphene Science Symposium–2015   

Quantum Science Symposium-2015

  • Crystal/Graphene Design and Synthesis
  • Crystallography in biophysical chemistry
  • Applications of Graphene devices in Biology
  • Semiconductor and Molecular Meta materials
  • Graphene Chemistry to Electronics & Photonics
  • Quasi-crystals, Nano-crystals and Liquid crystals
  • Self-assembly, Molecular recognition & Polymorphism
  • Fullerenes, Caron Nanotubes for the study of Biomolecules
  • Applications of Crystals/Graphenes in Electronics & Material science
  • QEDs to Quantum Simulation
  • Molecular Spintronics to Plasmonics
  • Entanglement and Quantum Memories
  • Quantum Dots, Optics to Nanophotonics
  • Quantum Computing & Cloud Computing
  • Quantum Information Theory & Algorithms
  • Quantum Physics to Chemistry and Biology
  • Light-driven Molecular Machines & Photosynthesis
  • Quantum Cryptography to Quantum Communications
  • Quantum Magnets, Liquids and pumping in Graphene

Keynote Speaker:

Amir Yacoby, PhD.
Professor of Physics & Applied Physics       
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA, USA
Title: Quantum computing and fractional Quantum Hall States

Vladan Vuletić, PhD.                          
Professor of Physics & Head
Atomic, Biological, Condensed Matter and Plasma Physics
Massachusetts Institute of technology
Cambridge, MA, USA
Title: Nanophotonic quantum phase switch with a single atom

Philip Kim, PhD.
Professor of Physics                                     
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA, USA
Title: Quantum transport in graphene and its heterostructures

Other Speakers:

Crystal & Graphene Science Symposium–2015 Quantum Science Symposium-2015

Anirudha V. Sumant, PhD.             
Materials Scientist at the Ctr. for Nanoscale Materials
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, IL, USA
Title: Unfolding the origin of superlubricity at macroscale with graphene-nanodiamond ensembles

Kenneth Burch, PhD.                                              
Associate Professor of Physics                                 
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Title: Evidence for a new excitation at the interface between high Tc superconductor and a topological insulator

Eugene A. Fitzerlad, PhD.                          
Merton C. Flemings-SMA Professor of Material Science & Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA
Title: Enabling the Integrated Circuits of the Future

Dirk R. Englund, PhD.
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge MA, USA
Title: Progress towards scalable entanglement of spin Qubits in photonics integrated circuits

Helge Weman,PhD.
Professor of Nano-Eelectronics& Nano-Photonics
Norwegian University of Science & Technology
Trondheim, Norway
Title: Epitaxial growth of semiconductor nanowires on graphene:Generic model and potential device applications

Matthew LaHaye, PhD.                                
Assistant Professor of Physics
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY, USA
Title: Mechanical quantum systems

Claudio Chamon, PhD.                               
Professor of Physics & Director of Graduate Studies
Boston University
Boston, MA, USA
Title: Non-equilibrium design of quantum steady states: new and old phases inunusual places

Benjamin Feldman, PhD.
Dicke Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ, USA
Title: Exploring signatures of Majorana fermions in chains of magnetic atoms on a superconductor

Adam Jakus, PhD.                                       
Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials Science &Engg.
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL, USA
Title: 3D-Printing graphene from liquid inks

Yukio Tanaka, DSc.
Professor of Applied Physics
School of Engineering-Nagoya University
Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Japan
Title: Axial current generation in Weyl semimetals and spin and charge generation on the surface of topological insulators by spin dynamics

Nikolai Zhitenov, PhD.
Group Leader in Nanoscience
National Inst. of Standards &Technology
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Title: Creating and probing electron whispering-gallery modes in graphene

Michael J. Biercuk, PhD.
Associate Professor of Physics               
Ctr. for Engineered Quantum Systems& University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Title: Predicting the Future of Noisy Qubits

Evan J. Reed, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Materials Science &Engg.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
Title: Emergent phase change and electromechanical properties of two-dimensional and few-layer materials

Koji Azuma, PhD.
Researcher in Quantum Physics Research Group
NTT Basic Research Laboratories
Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan
Title: All-photonic quantum internet

Dr. Maki Suemitsu
Professor of Solid State Electronics
Tohoku University
Sendai, Japan
Title: Title:Epitaxial graphene formation on Si substrates: its history and current status

Andrew Hammond
Vice President Marketing
MagiQ Technologies, Inc.
Somerville, MA, USA
Title: Have the Bad Guys Won?

Dr. Guy Le Lay             
Aix-Marseille University-CNRS, PIIM UMR 7345
Marseille Cedex, France 
Title: Silicene and germanene, graphene’s cousins: from first realizations to device fabrication

Norio Kawakami, PhD.
Professor of Physics
Kyoto University
Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
Title: Photo-induced quantum phase transitions in two-orbital fermionic optical lattices

Paul Cadden-Zimansky, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Bard College
Annandale-on Hudson, New York, USA
Title: Quantum Hall effects in hybrid graphene

Robert H. Hadfield, PhD.
Professor of Photonics
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Title: Infrared single-photon detection with superconducting nanowires

Young Hee Lee, PhD.
Professor & Director of Nanostructure Physics 
Sungkyunkwan University
Suwon, Korea
Title: Engineering phase transition in two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides

Hidekazu Kumano, PhD.
Associate Professor in Electronic Science
Hokkaido University
kita-ku, Sapporo, Japan
Title: Semiconductor quantum-dot-based quantum photon sources

Antonio Tejeda, PhD.
Researcher at CNRS
LPS-University of Paris Sud
Orsay, France            
Title: Atomic and electronic structure of graphene sidewall nano ribbons


Lijian Zhang, DPhil.
Professor of Quantum Electronics
College of Engineering-Nanjing University
Nanjing 210093, P.R.China
Title: TBA

Enrico Rossi, PhD.
Assistant Professorof Physics
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA, USA,
Title: Kondo Effect in Dirac Materials and Yu-Shiba-Rusinov states in 2D superconductors with spin-orbit coupling

Stefano Mancini, PhD.
Professor of Theoretical Physics
University of Camerino
Camerino, Italy
Title: Entanglement from dissipative dynamics in multi-qubit systems

Peng Yin, PhD.
Associate Professorof Systems Biology
Harvard Medical School&Wyss Institute
Boston, MA, USA
Title: Programmable Carbon Nano-Materials with DNA Bricks

Hiromitsu Takeuchi, PhD.
Lecturer in Physics
Osaka City University
Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka, Japan
Title: Superfluid 3He as an exotic example of projected symmetry breaking

Debora Pierucci, PhD.                                             
Post-doctoral Researcher
CNRS-Laboratoire de Photoniqueet de Nanostructures
Marcoussis, France
Title: Interlayer coupling inMoS2- Epitaxial graphene Van der Waals heterostructure

Vesna Mitrovic, PhD.
Associate Professor of Physics
Brown University
Providence, RI, USA
Title: NMR as a probe of competing orders in quantum systems

Thomas G. Mason, PhD.                             
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry        
UCLA - California NanoSystems Institute                 
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Title: A Shape-Designed Colloidal Glass

Pawel Hawrylak, PhD.
Professor of Physics
University of Ottawa
Ottowa, ON,Canada
Title: Semiconductor and graphene quantum dots for quantum information processing

Michael Wörner, PhD.
Group Leader
Max-Born Institute for Optics
Berlin, Germany
Title: Ultrafast nonlinear terahertz spectroscopy on epitaxial multi-layer graphene.


Toshihiko Sasaki, DSc. 
Project Researcher
Photon Science Center, University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
Title: New scheme of quantum key distribution: avoiding information leak rather than detecting

Jean Christophe Blancon, PhD.
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Physical Chemistry
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM, USA
Title: Phase-engineering low resistance contacts to atomic layered transition metal di-chalcogenides for optoelectronic application

Imad Agha, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Physics and Electro-Optics
University of Dayton, Ohio
Dayton, OH, USA
Title: Quantum waveform conversion

Mehdi Estili, PhD.
Senior Researcher
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Title: Carbon nanotube–ceramic matrix composites: Processing and characterizations

Mazyar Mirrahimi, PhD.
Director of Research at INRIA
QUANTIC – INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt
Le ChesnayCedex, France
Title: Dissipation-induced stabilization of a quantum manifold: a semi-protected logical qubit

Kin Chung Fong, Ph.D.                                           
Scientist, Quantum Information Processing
Raytheon BBN Technologies
Cambridge, MA, USA
Title: Graphene, hydrodynamics, and quantum information

Jiri Vala, PhD.
SFI Pr. Investigator in Mathematical Physics
National University of Ireland
Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Title: Quantum entanglement and optimal control

Ivana Petkovic, PhD.
Postdoctoral Associate in Physics
Yale University
New Haven, CT, USA
Title: Edge-magneto plasmon in graphenes

Yong P. Chen, PhD. 
Associate Professor of Physics & Elec/Computer Engg.
Purdue University
West Lafayette IN, USA
Title: Topological insulators:  from Dirac to Majorana fermions

Keshav M. Dani, PhD.
Assistant Professor
Okinawa Institute of Science & Technology
Okinawa, Japan
Title: Emergent photophenomena in 3D structures composed of van der Waals heterostructure flakes

Feihu Xu, PhD.
Postdoc Associate in Research Lab. Electronics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA USA
Title: Experimental quantum fingerprinting

Keith Whitener, PhD.
Research Chemist in Chemistry Division
Naval Research Laboratory
Washington, DC, USA
Title: Hydrogenated graphene: Advances in synthesis and applications

Enrico Vogt, PhD.
Managing Director
Qubig GmbH
Ubersee, Bavaria, Germany
Title: Electro-Optic Devices: Empowering laser technologies for quantum science

Kieran Massey, PhD.
Research Associate in Engineering
Durham University
Durham, United Kingdom
Title: Computing with disordered materials: Evolving circuits from carbon nanotube and liquid crystal composites

Jason S. Orcutt, PhD.                                             
Physical Sciences Research Staff Member
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Title: Monolithic silicon photonic technology and applications 

Saroj Prasad Dash, PhD.
Associate Professorof Physics & Nanoscience
Chalmers University of Technology
Göteborg, Sweden
Title: Spintronics with two-dimentional materials and van der Waals heterostctures

Rina Kanamoto, PhD.
Associate Professor of Physics                      
Meiji University
Tama-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan 
Title: Nonlinear optomechanics in the quantum regime

Ahmad E. Islam, PhD.
NRC Postdoctoral Fellow
Air Force Research Laboratory
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, USA
Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis, field Emission and field-effect transistor
Michael Gullans, PhD.
Post-doctoral Physicist 
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Title: Interfacing semiconductor spin qubits


Nathan G. Hamlin, PhD.
Instructor in Mathematics
Washington State University
Pullman, WA, USA
Title: A quantum-resistant public-key code



Kiyoshi Tamaki, PhD.
Researcher in NTT Basic Research Labs
NTT Corporation
Atsugi-Shi,Kanagawa, Japan
Title: Security of quantum key distribution with imperfect light sources


Exhibitors are welcome to reserve their booth space early!

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