Speakers (as of June 4, 2012)

Plenary Speakers

Pi-Tai Chou (National Taiwan Univ., Taipei)
"Lighting and Light Harvesting Materials; New Insights into Fundamental and Applications"
Shun-ichi Fukuzumi (Osaka Univ., Japan)
"Artificial Photosynthesis for Solar Fuel Production"
Masahiro Irie (Rikkyo Univ., Japan)
"Photochromism of Diarylethene Molecules and Crystals"
Prashant Kamat (Univ. Notre Dame, USA)
"Role of Metal Nanoparticles in Semiconductor Assisted Photocatalysis"

Invited Speakers

Wonyong Choi (POSTECH, Korea)
"Some Outstanding Features of Semiconductor Photocatalytic Reactions: Interfacial Properties and Mechanisms"
Puspendu Kumar Das (Indian Inst. Sci., Bangalore, India)
"Probing geometry of intermolecular complexes in solution by second harmonic light scattering"
Eric Wei-Guang Diau (Nat. Chao-Tung Univ., Taiwan)
"Design and Characterization of Novel Photosensitizers for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells"
Kazuhito Hashimoto (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
"Multiple Electron-transfer Catalysts for Photocatalysis and Artificial Photosynthesis"
Yoshihisa Inoue (Osaka Univ., Japan)
"Supramolecular Photochirogenesis with Cyclic Oligosaccharides"
Mitsuru Ishikawa (Josai Univ., Japan)
"Luminescent Quantum Dots and Plasmonic Metal Particles, Versatile Tools for Bioimaging"
Hwan Kyu Kim (Korea Univ., Korea)
"New Strategy on Materials Paradigm for Highly Efficient Dye-sensitized Solar Cells"
Yi Li (Tech. Inst. Phys. Chem., CAS, Beijing)
"Photofunctional Dendrimers - Merging the Architecture and the Energy Conversion"
Hiroaki Misawa (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
"Near-infrared Plasmon-assisted Water Oxidation"
Michael Oelgemöeller (James Cook Univ., Australia)
"Microflow Photochemistry - The "New" Photochemistry of the Future?"
Nobuhiro Ohta (Chiba Univ., Japan)
"Toward Advances in Photoelectrics and Photobioelectrics"
Soo Young Park (Seoul Nat. Univ., Korea)
"Fluorescence Switching via Modulation of Molecular Stacking"
Masami Sakamoto (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
"Photochemical Asymmetric Reaction Using Chiral Memory Derived from Chiral Salt Generated by Dynamic Deracemization"
Villy Sundström (Lund Univ., Sweden)
"Charge Photogeneration, Separation and Recombination in Dye-sensitized and Polymer:Fullerene Solar Cells"
Masahide Terazima (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
"Multiphoton Photochemistry Induces a Reaction of a Photosensor Protein"
Jincai Zhao (Inst Chem., CAS, Beijing)
"Photodegradation of Dyes on TiO2 under Visible Irradiation and Application of Photocatalysis to Selective Synthesis"
Hexing Li (Shanghai Normal Univ., Shanghai)
"Photocatalysts Design and Application in Enviromental Cleaning"