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Prof. Pablo Etchegoin memorial event at ICMAB

On Monay, 10 July 2023, the ICMAB hosts a memorial event in the memory of Prof. Pablo Etchegoin(1964-2013), Argentine-New Zealand physicist.

06 July 2023

This event is a celebration of the life and carrier of our friend and colleague Pablo Etchegoin on the 10th anniversary of him passing away.

He was a passionate scientist who made deep contributions in many branches of physics, including single molecule detection, spectroscopic ellipsometry and Raman scattering, statistical mechanics as well as the optical and vibrational properties of semiconductors, polymers, liquid crystals and proteins.

It will be a hybrid event, taking place at the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB, CSIC) and also via streaming. The event is free of charge and open to all.

When and where

Monday, 10 July, 2023, 10 AM (CET)

Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB, CSIC) - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles (How to arrive). For those attending online, register here.


Mariano Campoy Quiles (ICMAB-CSIC), Alejandro Fainstein (Instituto Balseiro), Eric Le Ru (University of Wellington).

Tentative Agenda

10 AM (CET) Welcome to the event

Joe Trodhal, University of Wellington, New Zealand (virtual contribution)
Alejandro Fainstein, Centro Atómico Bariloche e Instituto Balseiro, Argentina
Alejandro Goñi, Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona, Spain
Lesley Cohen, Imperial College London, UK (virtual contribution)

11:30 AM( CET) Coffee Break

12:00 PM (CET) Talks

Jenny Nelson, Imperial College London, UK
Emiliano Cortes, University of Munich, Germany
Paul Lacharmoise, Eurecat Technological Centre, Spain
Eric Le Ru, University of Wellington, New Zealand

1:20 PM (CET) Final remarks from family and friends

2:00 PM (CET) Lunch for speakers in a restaurant in nearby Bellaterra

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