Peter Littlewood, Chair of Physics, University Chicago, and Exec Chairman of the Faraday Institution, and former Fellow of Trinity College
Professor Peter Littlewood, Chair of Physics, University of Chicago, and executive founding chairman of the Faraday Institution (“powering Britain’s battery revolution”), and former Trinity Fellow, and former Head of the Cavendish Laboratory, has very kindly agreed to join us for a zoom discussion on “the transition to renewable energy”:
- Thursday 2 Feb 2023, 8:00am Tokyo time, start
- Wed 1 Feb 2023, 5:00pm Chicago time
- Wed 1 Feb 2023, 11:00pm Cambridge/UK time
- 8:15am -9:15am Professor Peter Littlewood on “the transition to renewable energy”
- 9:15am – discussions
Professor Peter B Littlewood
Peter B Littlewood is Professor and Chair of Physics at the University of Chicago, who was previously Director of Argonne National Laboratory, and before that a Professor of Physics at the University of Cambridge and Head of the Cavendish Laboratory. He began his career with almost 20 years at Bell Laboratories, ultimately serving for five years as head of Theoretical Physics Research. He is the founding executive chairman of the Faraday Institution.
His research interests include superconductivity and superfluids, strongly correlated electronic materials, collective dynamics of glasses, density waves in solids, neuroscience, and applications of materials for energy and sustainability. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of London, the Institute of Physics, the American Physical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and TWAS (The World Academy of Sciences). He serves on advisory boards of research and education institutions and other scientific organizations worldwide. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences (Physics) and a Doctorate in Physics, both from the University of Cambridge.
- Senior Scholar, Trinity College Cambridge, 1974–76
- elected Fellow, Trinity College Cambridge, 1997
Professor of Physics, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago
The Faraday Institution – powering Britain’s battery revolution
Peter Littlewood is the founding executive chairman of the Faraday Institution.
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Photograph copyright notice: Professor Peter Littlewood, Director, Argonne National Laboratory at a lecture at LCN. 23 September 2016, 16:36:29. Source Flickr. Licensing. This image, originally posted to Flickr, was reviewed on 29 April 2017 by the administrator or reviewer Daphne Lantier, who confirmed that it was available on Flickr under the stated license on that date. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Professor_Peter_Littlewood,_Director,_Argonne_National_Laboratory.jpg
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