Back to Black: a walk through the role of carbon in the sustainable technologies of the future

Donnerstag | 02.11.2023 | 16:15-17:45 Uhr | Hörsaal L1


Zum Vortrag:

Carbon materials possess exceptional conductivity and design flexibility, making them indispensable in developing sustainable technologies across various domains, including energy storage, separation, and catalysis. Despite their association with environmental concerns, a comprehensive exploration of carbon's production methods, versatility, and state-of-the-art advancements reveals its immense potential in sustainable applications. By highlighting the transformative power of carbon-based materials and their role in shaping the future, this presentation aims to showcase this seemingly "old" material's untapped potential and pivotal contribution towards a greener and more sustainable world.

(Vortragssprache: Englisch)


Zur Person:

Jun. Prof. María de las Nieves Lopez Salas leads the group of Sustainable Materials Chemistry of the Department of Chemistry. With over 10 years of experience, she has focused on developing carbon-based materials with tailored compositions and pore structures, she has a strong background in sustainable technologies. Her expertise extends from greener synthetic routes for advanced nanocarbons to optimizing these materials for sustainable applications, including greenhouse gas fixation, energy storage, and catalysis.