[PAST EVENT] Applied Science Seminar
Access & Features
- Open to the public
Speaker: R. Roy Whitney, Ph.D., President and CEO, BNNT
Title of Talk: Boron Nitride Nanotubes: a Local Hi-Tech Start – Up
Boron-Nitride nanotubes offer properties comparable to carbon nanotubes, but with improvement, notably high temperature oxidation resistance. Visit the BNNT.COM for more information.
About the Speaker: Dr. Whitney is the first experimentalist awarded Scientist Emeritus at Jefferson Lab. His experience at accelerator laboratories spans over 40 years, including Stanford University's High Energy Physics Lab, Berkeley Lab, Los Alamos-LAMPF, MIT-Bates, as well as Saclay in France. Prior to joining the team launching Jefferson Lab, he received his BA from the University of Oregon Honors College, and his PhD from Stanford University, and taught physics and conducted research at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Smith College, Springfield Technical Community College and the University of Virginia. He was responsible for setting up the networking and computing infrastructure for the Lab and has served in multiple positions including Associate Director for Administration, Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer.