Joseph Meany

Joseph Meany

     STEM / Author

Joseph E. Meany, Ph.D., (a.k.a. the Crimson Alkemist) is a material scientist from Atlanta, GA. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Alabama in 2016 and continues to work and volunteer in various science communication venues with a focus on how chemistry and nanotechnology impact society. He is a member and contributor to the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop and the Tau Zero Foundation, promoting the development of new materials to solve challenges facing humans in earth and space. His first book, with co-author Les Johnson, called Graphene: The Superstrong, Superthin and Superversatile Material that will Revolutionize the World was released in February 2018 by Prometheus Books. You can find it at

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Joseph Meany

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff and learn about this year's planned festivities!

Sat 12:00PM Interstellar Research Group (IRG) (Formerly TVIW) Update

Stephen Euin Cobb moderates this panel about the Interstellar Research Group (IRG), formerly known as the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop (TVIW). The latest IRG Symposia will be discussed along with the upcoming Tucson event.



Sat 01:00PM Science GOH Art Dula and the IRG Discuss Disruptive Space Technologies

Science GOH Art Dula joins the Interstellar Research Group (IRG) to discuss disruptive space technologies.  Stephen Euin Cobb moderates this discussion.



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