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Quantom Dots, Exploitation of Sunlight Will Be Key to Solving Climate Change
5 October 2022 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT10 USD – 35 USD
SPEAKER: Hunter McDaniel
Hunter McDaniel is Founder and CEO of UbiQD, an eight-year-old advanced materials company powering sustainability through nanomaterials innovation. Hunter earned a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, before joining Los Alamos National Laboratory in the Chemistry Division. Since he founded UbiQD, Inc. in 2014, the company has raised more than $8M and employs 25 full time. The company’s first product, UbiGro, is a quantum dot film that uses fluorescence to help plants get more from the sun in a greenhouse, and the glass version enables electricity generation. Hunter fundamentally believes that materials innovation has underpinned every major technology advancement since the dawn of mankind, and quantum dots are becoming another great example of that.