Gordon Research Conference
"2D Electronics beyond Graphene"

Chairs: David Tomanek and Janice L. Musfeldt
Vice chairs: Philip Kim and James Hone

June 5 10, 2016
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA, USA


  • New 2D materials: transition metal dichalcogenides, phosphorene, arsenene, heterostructures
  • Synthesis, exfoliation, assembly, and passivation
  • Electronic and thermal transport
  • Devices based on 2D systems
  • Optoelectronics, photonics, valleytronics, and spintronics
  • Theory and modeling

Link to the Program


This international conference will provide a forum for informal interdisciplinary discussions related to the chemistry, physics, materials science, theoretical understanding, and devices of two-dimensional materials.


The program consists of 22 invited talks, each followed by extensive discussion, and is posted HERE. The talks are distributed over 9 sessions, each introduced by a discussion leader. Afternoon poster sessions and activities will provide further opportunity for informal discussions. Participation of students, postdocs, and young faculty is strongly encouraged. The deadline for applying is May 8, 2016. But attendance will be capped at 150 participants apply today!

View/download the pdf file of the poster

Information and Application:

Discussion Leaders and Invited Speakers
Discussion Leaders
Pulickel M. Ajayan (Rice U.)
Sang-Wook Cheong (Rutgers U.)
Tony F. Heinz (Stanford U.)
Roland Kawakami (Ohio State U.)
Jeanie Lau (UC Riverside)
Paul L. McEuen (Cornell U.)
Marcos Pimenta (UFMG, Brazil)
Li Shi (UT Austin)
Peide Ye (Purdue U.)
Invited Speakers
Deji Akinwande (UT Austin)
Luis Balicas (NHMFL-FSU)
Kaustav Banerjee (UC Santa Barbara)
Scott Crooker (LANL)
Cory R. Dean (Columbia U)
Michael S. Fuhrer (Monash U Australia)
Thomas Heine (Univ. Leipzig, Germany)
Yoshihiro Iwasa (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
Pablo Jarillo-Herrero (MIT)
Steven Louie (UC Berkeley)
Kin Fai Mak (Penn State U.)
David Mandrus (UTK and ORNL)
Janina Maultzsch (TU Berlin, Germany)
Jiwoong Park (Cornell U.)
Abhay Pasupathy (Columbia U.)
Li Shi (UT Austin)
Feng Wang (UC Berkeley)
Scott Warren (UNC Chapel Hill)
Fengnian Xia (Yale U.)
Di Xiao (Carnegie Mellon U.)
Han-Woong Yeom (POSTECH, Korea)
Zhixian Zhou (Wayne State U.)

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