Visiting Scholar Seminar Series welcomes Alexander Orlov

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series welcomes Alexander Orlov

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 13:53
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The SUNYIT Visiting Scholar Seminar Series welcomes Dr. Alexander Orlov, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Stony Brook University on Friday, April 18 when he will present “Nanotechnology for Environmental and Energy Applications: From Nanoscale to Urban Scale” from Noon - 1:30 p.m. in Kunsela Café (A129).

orlovalexander72.jpg Dr. Orlov will speak on developing novel nanostructures for environmental and energy application is an immensely exciting and rewarding area of research.

Aside from his position as Associate Professor at Stony Brook, Dr. Orlov is also a faculty member of the Consortium for Interdisciplinary Environmental Research and serves as Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge. From 2007 to 2014, Dr. Orlov held the UK Secretary of State appointment to advise the government on such environmental issues as hazardous substances and environmental impact of nanotechnology. He was also a policy advisor to the UK Shadow Cabinet of David Cameron, who is now the UK Prime Minister.

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