LOGIC 2018 Panelist: Dr. Jillian Buriak

Dr. Jillian Buriak - Panelist

We are very glad to welcome Dr. Jillian Buriak to our panel discussion on Sunday May 27th! We look forward to hearing about Dr. Buriak’s role as Professor of Chemistry at the University of Alberta and Editor-in-Chief at Chemistry of Materials.

Dr. Jillian Buriak began her career at Harvard University where she acquired her AB degree in 1990. She then moved to Université Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg to complete her PhD, before taking up a postdoctoral position at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla. Dr. Buriak began her professorship at Purdue University and joined the Chemistry Department at the University of Alberta in 2003. Shortly after, she was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Dr. Buriak holds the Canada Research Chair of Nanomaterials for Energy, and the Alberta Innovates Industry Chair in Solar Energy and Solar Fuels. Her research has resulted in 11,000 citations, and ranges from materials for energy applications (solar energy conversion, water splitting), self-assembly on technologically relevant semiconductor surfaces, and mechanistic surface chemistry and functionalization on surfaces such as silicon and other semiconductors. Dr. Buriak plays a very active role in scholarly journals. She was on the Board of Reviewing Editors (BoRE) at Science from 2003 to 2008, was an Associate Editor at ACS Nano from 2009 to 2013, and in 2014, became the Editor-in- Chief of the American Chemical Society journal, Chemistry of Materials, where she leads a team of 21 associate editors, and handles 6,000 papers per year.

Dr. Buriak is a strong voice for women in STEM – we highly recommend following her on Twitter. Don’t miss out on what is sure to be a fruitful discussion! Register for LOGIC 2018 – TODAY IS THE LAST DAY!

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