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6th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum

6th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum
October 12, 2005

VINSE will be offering tours of the VINSE Cleanroom:

Tours will begin at 1:00, 1:30, 2:00 and 2:30

  • Nanocrystal Fabrication Laboratory
  • Silicon Integration Laboratory
  • Nano-optics Laboratory
  • Biomolecular Structures Laboratory
  • Nano-carbon Laboratory

    To attend one of the tours, meet in Stevenson Center, Building 6, 3rd floor lobby.

Schedule of Events –
3:00 - 3:15 Update VINSE/IGPMS/IGERT - Leonard Feldman, Physics and Astronomy

3:15 - 3:35 “Directed Self-Assembly” - Paul Laibinis, Chemical Engineering

3:35 - 3:55 “Transport in Nanostructures” - Kalman Varga, Physics and Astronomy

3:55 - 4:30 Poster Session A

4:30 - 5:20 KEYNOTE SPEAKER - “Defect Tolerant Nanoelectronics” - R. Stanley Williams, Hewlett Packard

5:20 - 6:00 Poster Session B

6:10 – 6:30 “Silicon Nanostructures for Optical Switching and Biosensing” - Sharon Weiss, Electrical Engineering

6:30 – 6:50 “Modeling and Simulation of Nanomaterials” - Harold Park, Civil Engineering

6:50 Dinner & Awards

Poster Submissions
  1. “Strategies and Synthesis of suitable Precursors for the construction of 3-D bioactive Scaffolds” Presented by: Teresa Croce (Harth)
  2. “Langmuir Blodgett Surface Study of Photosystem I” Presented by: Dr. Xun Yan (Cliffel)
  3. “Loosely Packed Hydroxyl Terminated SAMs on Gold” Presented by: Brad Berron (Jennings)
  4. “Current Percolation in Nanocrystalline Vanadium Dioxide Thin Films” Presented by: John Rozen (Feldman)
  5. “Fluid Engineering with Porous Alumina” Presented by: Saumitra Vajandar (Li)
  6. “Band Gap Fluorescence of Water Free, Gelatin Supported Carbon Nanotube Films” Presented by: Jared Crochet (Hertel)
  7. “Simulation of CNT (Carbon Nanotubes) on thin film structure” Presented by: Jeremy Harrison (Lu)
  8. “Spot Size Dependence Created by High Energy Pulsed Electron Beam on Oxygen Gas Pressure” Presented by: Enrique Jackson (Mu)
  9. “Thin Film Deposition Techniques of Eu2O3 and CdSe Nanocrystalline Films” Presented by: Jonathan Gosnell (Dickerson and Jennings
  10. “Colloidal Jamming in Nanoporous Membranes” Presented by: Manoj Sridhar (Feldman and Hmelo)
  11. “White-light Emission from Magic Sized CdSe Nanocrystals” Presented by: Mike Bowers (Rosenthal)
  12. “Spinach Power” Presented by: Helen Kincaid (Jennings and Cliffel)
  13. “Pulsed Laser Ablation of Polyimides with a Free-electron Laser” Presented by: Nicole Dygert (Haglund)
  14. “Reporting T-Cell Activation With Fluorescent Quantum Dots" Presented by: Michael Warnement (Rosenthal)
  15. “Calculations of the dipole and hydrogen bonding in bulk water” Presented by: Peter Dyer (Cummings)
  16. "Radiation-inducible neoantigens for Antibody Targeted Drug Delivery" Presented by: Ghazal Hariri (Hallahan)
  17. “Enhanced Oxidation Rate of Amorphous Silicon Carbide” Presented by: Ryan Davis (Feldman)
  18. “Preparation and Reversible Electrochemistry of Derivatized Horse Heart Cytochrome-c coupled to Tiopronin-Protected Gold Nanoclusters" Presented by: Brian Huffman (Cliffel)
  19. “Molecular Modeling with Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes” Presented by: Shannon Capps (McCabe)
  20. “Pump-probe Spectroscopy of Chirality Enriched Carbon Nanotube Suspensions” Presented by: Zipeng Zhu (Hertel)
  21. "Durability of Carbon Nano/microfiber Reinforced Cement-Based Materials During Exposure to Chemical Attack" Presented by: Aniket Borwankar (Sanchez)
  22. “EFTEM Study of Grain Separation in FePt/MgO Multilayers” Presented by: Yang Fu (Wittig)
  23. “ZnO Nanowire Fabrication for Innovative Solar Cells” Presented by: Tam'ra Kay Francis (Mu)
  24. “Growth of Metal Free Carbon Nanotubes By Silicon Carbide Decomposition” Presented by: John Rigueur (Lu)
  25. “Physicochemical Characterization of Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Vehicles” Presented by: Sean Hartig (Prokop and Jeffrey Davidson)
  26. “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of a Nanoscale Device for Fast Sequencing of DNA” Presented by: Christina Payne (Cummings)
  27. “pH-Responsive Polymer Films and Membrane Skins” Presented by: Dongshun Bai (Jennings)
  28. “Capillary Electrophoresis of Monolayer Protected Clusters” Presented by: Morgan Krim (Cliffel)
  29. “Switching Light through Nanostructured Hole Arrays in Vanadium Dioxide” Presented by: Eugene Donev and Jae Suh (Feldman and Haglund)
  30. “Homogenous CdSxSe1-x Alloy Nanocrystals: synthesis, characterization, and measurement of nonlinear band gap bowing” Presented by: Tony Watt (Rosenthal)
  31. “Self assembly of Eu2O3 nanoneedles and nanospindles” Presented by: Sameer Mahajan (Dickerson)
  32. “Optical Detection of Nano-particles in Liquids” Presented by: Matthew McGrath (Hertel)
  33. "An Investigation of Nanochannel Fabrication in SOI Heterostructures" Presented by: William Hooper (Feldman and Hmelo)
  34. “Environmental Implications of Nanoscale Building Blocks: A Molecular Dynamics Study” Presented by: Patrick Redmill (Cummings)
  35. “Second-Harmonic Generation from Arrays of Symmetric Gold Nanoparticles” Presented by: Matthew McMahon (Haglund)
  36. "QCM Detection of Glutathione-Protected Nanoclusters Using Antibody Recognition” Presented by: Aren Gerdon (Cliffel)
  37. “Radiation Damage in Nanostructures” Presented by: Sriram Dixit (Feldman)
  38. “Mn Doping in Germanium for Spintronics” Presented by: S V S Nageswara Rao and Sriram Dixit (Feldman)
  39. “Vibrational Dynamics of Hydrogen related defects in Silicon” Presented by: S V S Nageswara Rao (Feldman)

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