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Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

Department of Physics

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The Seventh Winton Symposium will be held on November 1, 2018 at the Cavendish Laboratory on "Machines: from extremely large to the nanoscale "

Draft Programme timings to be finalised

Registration from 9:45

Session I

Welcome to the Seventh Winton Symposium

10:20 10:30
Professor Sheila Rowan

Gravitational wave detectors : precision measurement technologies and their applications

10:30 11:15

Professor Mark Kasevich

Atom Interferometry for Geodesy and Fundamental Physics

11:15 12:00


Session II

Professor Adrian Thomas

Taking inspiration from biomechanics to engineering, dragonfly drones and other bio-inspired vehicles

13:00 13:45

Professor Barrie Mecrow

Electrical machines: from Microwatts to Gigawatts – the future challenges

13:45 14:30

Tea Break

Session III

Professor Mark Allen

Implantable Biomedical Microelectromechanical Systems

15:00 15:45

Professor Carlos Bustamante

Power at the Nanoscale: Speed, Strength and Efficiency in Biological Motors

15:45 16:30

Closing Remarks

16:30 16:40

Drinks Reception from 16:40