Seminář UNIPETROL14. května • 13:30 - 14:15 • Forum Karlín, Pernerova 51, 186 00 Praha 8-Karlín
Speaker: Michael Londesborough
Michael Londesborough is a British research scientist currently working in the Czech Republic. He is the brand ambassador and honorary advisor on innovations for the Unipetrol Group, the general partner of Innovation Week. Unipetrol is a leading refinery and petrochemical group in the Czech Republic and a key producer of polymers in Central and Eastern Europe. Michael speciliazes in boron hydride chemistry, the use of boron hydrides in semi-conductor fabrication, and he is the discoverer of the first boron hydride laser. He is also an award-winning science communicator. He is fascinated in how our knowledge of chemistry has impacted technical innovation and economic growth. His contribution/seminar will navigate through the polymer age in which we live, highlighting key innovations in polymer technology and bringing to life some of the more exciting moments of polymer discovery using on-stage demonstrations.