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2016 Symposium Plans Taking Shape at Cambridge

A busy year for the Philomathia programme at the University of Cambridge is winding down, but the new academic year will bring with it the promise of more excit...

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Renowned Harvard Professor Dazzles Crowd at Chinese University of Hong Kong

One of the world’s most popular modern philosophers recently spoke at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and made quite an impression. Michael J. Sandel, a H...

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McMaster Water Network Forum an Annual Highlight

One of the important mandates of the Philomathia Foundation is to support research and learning relating to issues of global importance, and the ongoing work of...

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Featured Faculty

Dr. Paul Alivisatos
Director of the Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute at Berkeley

Dr. Paul Alivisatos is Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and is the University of California (UC) Berkeley’s Samsung Distinguished Professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. He also directs the Kavli Energy Nanoscience Institute (ENSI), and holds professorships in UC Berkeley’s departments of materials science and chemistry. In addition, he is a founder of two prominent nanotechnology companies, Nanosys and Quantum Dot Corp, now a part of Life Tech.