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March 09, 2004 - March 12, 2004

Future Trends in Electronic Components for Modern Information Technology


Prof. Zhores I. Alferov


Nobel Laureate for Physics, St. Petersburg


Keynote Speaker


Prof. Zhores I. Alferov was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2000. Born in 1930 in the former USSR he graduated from the Department of Electronics of V.I. Ulyanov Electrotechnical Institute in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). Since 1953 he has been working at the A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, starting as a junior researcher, and since 1987 as its director. Prof. Alferov's research in the area of III-V semiconductor heterostructures, especially investigations of injection properties, development of lasers, solar cells, LED's and epitaxy processes, has led to the creation of modern heterostructure physics and electronics. In 1988 he was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Physics and Technology at the St. Petersburg Technical University, and since 1989 he has been Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences and President of its St. Petersburg Scientific Centre. Prof. Zhores I. Alferov has earned various national and international awards and is an honorary member of numerous universities and scientific organizations around the globe. He has published many books, articles and inventions on semiconductor physics and technology and is Editor-in-Chief of the Russian journal 'Technical Physics Letters'.



Tuesday, March 9, 2004:

10:00 Keynote speech and dialogue at Chulalongkorn University: 'Future energy Solar energy conversion' followed by a seminar

Info and free tickets: Phone (02) 218 3331-5, Fax (02) 216 1299, E-mail int.off@chula.ac.th

19:30 Evening talk and dialogue at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand

Info and tickets: Phone (02) 652 0580-1, Fax (02) 652 0582, E-mail fccthai@loxinfo.co.th

Wednesday, March 10, 2004:

14:00 Keynote speech and dialogue at the Asian Institute of Technology: 'Future trends in electronic components for modern information technology'

His lecture at AIT will also be LIVE webcasted on www.dec.ait.ac.th/nobel

Info and free tickets: Phone (02) 524 6065, Fax (02) 524 5883, E-mail nittaya@ait.ac.th

Thursday, March 11, 2004:

14:00 Keynote speech and dialogue at Khon Kaen University: 'Science in St. Petersburg - Past, present and future'

Info and free tickets: Phone/Fax (043) 202 425, E-mail suwit@kku.ac.th

Friday, March 12, 2004:

14:00 Keynote speech and dialogue at Chiang Mai University: 'Future trends in electronic components for modern information technology'

Info and free tickets: Phone (053) 943 661-5, 224 076 and 941 007, Fax (053) 219 252, 943 666 and 942 666, E-mail opxxo004@chiangmai.ac.th and vpi@chiangmai.ac.th