Workshop in NanoScience And NanoEngineering at Duke

Seminar
Date: 
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 9:00am
Location: 
103 Gross

Hosted by:
Duke Network for Nanoscience and NanoEngineering and Graduate Certificate Program in Nanoscience, Duke University
Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CEINT), Duke University
Department of Chemistry, Duke University 

Morning Session: Chaired by Professor Michael Therien

9:00 am -10:00 am: “Programmable Atom Equivalents from Nucleic Acid Modified Nanostructures; Forging a New Table of Elements”;Professor Chad Mirkin, Northwestern University 

10:00 am -10:25 am: “The NSF’s Research Triangle MRSEC”. Professor Gabriel Lopez, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University 

10:25 am-10:40 am: Coffee break

10:40 am- 11:05 am: “Overview of CEINT: Environmental Impact of Nanomateials”, Christine Hendren, Ph.D., Executive Director Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CEINT), Duke University 

11:05 am- 11:30 am: “Metal-Molecule-Metal Junctions: A Versatile Platform to Investigate Molecular Electronics/Spintronics”, Professor Wei You, Department of Chemistry, UNC 

11:30 am-11:55 pm: “Metal Nanowire Networks: The Next Generation of Transparent Conductors”, Professor Ben Wiley, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

11:55 am – 12:20 pm: “Development of Versatile GaN-based Interfaces For Sensing and Cell Studies”, Professor Albena Ivanisevic, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU

Lunch Time: 12:20pm -2: 00 pm. Pizza and drinks will be served at the lobby of French Family Science Center.

Afternoon: Session: Chaired by Professor Jie Liu, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

2:00 pm -2:25 pm: “Translational Nanoengineering”. Professor Ashutosh Chilkoti Theo Pilkington Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

2:25 pm- 2:50 pm: “Organized Semiconducting Polymer-Carbon Nanotube Superstructures for Opto-Electronic Applications”, Professor Michael Therien, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

2: 50 pm-3:15 pm: “Design of nanoparticles for efficient nucleic acid wrapping: molecular simulations”, Professor Yara Yingling, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU

3: 15- 3:30 pm Coffee break

3:30 pm- 3:55 pm: “Applications of carbon nanotube x-ray for medical imaging and radiotherapy”, Professor Otto Zhou, Department of Physics, UNC

3:55 pm-4:20 pm: “Leveraging Physiological Signals for Precise Nanomedicine”, Professor Zhen Gu, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU

4:20 pm-4:30 pm: “New Candidate for UV Plasmonics”, Professor Jie Liu, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

Extended Nanoscience Program Happy Hour: 4:30 pm – 6 pm. Lobby of French Family Science Center