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Nobel laureate Ben Feringa

Bernard Lucas Feringa is one of the most prominent scientists in the field of chemistry. Together with Jean PBen Feringa posterierre Sauvage and Sir Fraser Stoddart, Ben Feringa formed a golden trio and won the Nobel prize for chemistry in 2016. He earned the price for his work on the design and synthesis of nano motors. Not only is he highly esteemed for his research, he is also noted for his enthusiastic lectures as well as for being a true mentor for his students. During this session we will discuss his journey into science, the workings of his nanocar, the importance of his work and much more! Join us on Tuesday, the 10th of April at 12:00 in the central hall of the Science Park.

Bernard Lucas Feringa is one of the most prominent scientists in the field of chemistry. Together with Jean PBen Feringa posterierre Sauvage and Sir Fraser Stoddart, Ben Feringa formed a golden trio and won the Nobel prize for chemistry in 2016. He earned the price for his work on the design and synthesis of nano motors. Not only is he highly esteemed for his research, he is also noted for his enthusiastic lectures as well as for being a true mentor for his students. During this session we will discuss his journey into science, the workings of his nanocar, the importance of his work and much more! Join us on Tuesday, the 10th of April at 12:00 in the central hall of the Science Park.

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Chemistry Tour 2018
This BètaBreak is part of the annual chemistry tour of the University of Amsterdam. The BètaBreak is (as always) open accessible and free of admission. This may not be the case at other events this day.

other events of the chemistry tour 2018 include:

10.00 – 11.15 research lecture (host Henk Hiemstra)
Science Colloquium: the art of building small

12.00 – 13.00 BètaBreak  (Moderators Nynke Jorna & Luc Krimpenfort)
 
13.00 – 14.00 lunch with dean, host, faculty-director HIMS, director HRSMC, Joost Reek and others
 
15.30 – 16.45 Chemistry Tour 2018 (discussion with chemistry students UvA and VU, moderator Martijn van Calmthout)