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2009 Events

November 24, 2009 - Seminar by Dr. John Rogers, University of Illinois: "Materials for Stretchable Electronics: From Hemispherical Digital Imagers to Devices for Cardiac Electrophysiology". Room 1010 of Engineering Building 1 (EB1), Centennial Campus. Seminar begins at 1 p.m. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Dickey.

November 17-18, 2009: NNI's Nanomaterials and Human Health & Instrumentation, Metrology, and Analytical Methods Workshop, Arlington VA. The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) invites you to engage in an active discussion and learn more about the state-of-the-art in two vital environmental, health, and safety research (EHS) tracks: (1) Nanomaterials and Human Health & (2) Instrumentation, Metrology, and Analytical Methods. Discuss state-of-the-science needs to assess ongoing research progress and to identify priority gaps and emerging trends with respect to the recommendations in the National Nanotechnology Initiative’s Strategy for Nanotechnology-related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research report. NC State's Dr. Nancy Monteiro-Riviere is an invited expert. The workshop is being held at the Holiday Inn Key Bridge, Rosslyn.

November 9, 2009 - Groundbreaking Ceremony for UNC-Greensboro and NC A&T State University's Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering. Officials from UNCG and NC A&T will host the official groundbreaking for their shared Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering at the Gateway University Research Park. UNC President Erskine Bowles and NC House Speaker Joe Hackney will join UNCG Chancellor Linda Brady and NC A&T Chancellor Harold Martin at the event, which will take place at 3 p.m. at Gateway's South Campus at 2901 E. Lee Street, Greensboro. School officials will display plans for the 100,000-square-foot building and outline how the facility will educate students in the rapidly advancing sciences related to nanotechnology. The Business Journal

October 14, 2009 - 2009 NC State Solar Energy Meeting. The goals of this meeting are: 1) to inform the NC State research community regarding current activities and plans in solar energy research; 2) to make researchers aware of research tools, facilities and expertise in this field available on campus; and 3) discuss DOE’s Innovation Hub concept, introduce the topic Solar Fuels, and identify possible areas where NC State researchers could contribute. The meeting will start at 12 p.m., and lunch will be available. Attendance is limited. For more information or to RSVP, contact Ali Stieglitz at astiegl@ncsu.edu or 515-6390.

October 8-9, 2009 - 2009 Summit: Environmentally Responsible Commercialization of Nanotechnology, RTP. This event, to be held at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in RTP, will identify critical issues in nano-enabled product development and manufacturing and explore the nanomanufacturing landscape; so that businesses can overcome barriers to success related to environmental/occupational health concerns. The outcome of this Summit will be a guidance document to highlight these critical issues and provide business and policymakers with recommendations about how to successfully address them.

September 24, 2009 - Visiting Nano Initiative Scholar, Dr. Andrew Teplyakov, presents "Tuning the chemical properties of thin film surfaces". Dr. Andrew Teplyakov of the University of Delaware will present a seminar, "Tuning the chemical properties of thin film surfaces: From solid inorganic films to biosensors" in Engineering Building 1 (EB1), room 1010, at 9 a.m. This seminar is sponsored by the NC State Nanotechnology Initiative in coordination with the Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Dept.

September 23, 2009 - Nano Seminar at Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering, Greensboro. JSNN is announcing an informational Nano-Seminar in Greensboro, NC at the new Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) on Wednesday, September 23rd from 10am-3:00pm. Topics include biological and materials research in nanotechnology, new techniques in electron and light microscopy, and emerging developments and strategies in analytical techniques.

July 17, 2009 - MSE Seminar: "Synthesis, chemical & optical properties of magic-size semiconductor quantum dots." Dr. Gregory Kalyuzhny of San Diego State University will present this seminar at 3 p.m. in 1011 Engineering Building 1 on Centennial Campus. The event is open to the public and will begin with a reception at 2:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor lobby of Engineering Building 1.

April 24, 2009 - NC State NanoDays 2009. Stay tuned for details on this exciting state-wide event, which is designed to open the world of nanoscale science and nanotechnology to citizens, teachers, and students.

March 25-26, 2009 - North Carolina Nanotechnology Commercialization Conference. This event will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center.

March 20, 2009 - Second CDNA Minisymposium on DNA Nanotechnology. This full-day symposium on DNA-based Nanotechnology will be held from 8:30 am to 4:45 pm at Duke University, Auditorium 103 of the Bryan Research Building (see map link on web site). The symposium will feature the director and several members from the Centre for DNA Nanotechnology at Aarhus University, a center of excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. A free lunch will be provided for the first 100 people to register.

March 11-12, 2009 - Nano For Life: A Summit of the World's Leaders in NanoFibers. Nanofibers for the 3rd Millennium is organizing this event with Elmarco Ltd., Technical University in Liberec, NC State University, and the Institute of Experimental Medicine AS CR. The aim of the summit, to be held in Prague, Czech Republic, is to share the latest developments in nanofiber production technologies, research, and applications.

January 26, 2009 - Seminar by Dr. Jeffrey Elam of Argonne National Laboratory: "Atomic Layer Deposition of Platinum on Strontium Titanate Surfaces." This seminar is sponsored by the NC State Nanotechnology Initiative. It will be held at 10:45 a.m. in Room 1011 of Engineering Building 1, Centennial Campus.

January 15-17, 2009 - Securing Our Energy Future: Next Generation Photovoltaics & Solar Fuels. SERC, the UNC Solar Energy Research Center, is hosting its first annual symposium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. State University. NanoDays is a state-wide event designed to open the world of nanoscale science and nanotechnology to citizens, teachers, and students.Campus. Hosts: Thomas Pearl and Jan Genzer.

 

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