Workshops and Seminars

Workshops

11th Annual CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2013, May 2-3, 2013.

NOTE: All workshop file links are to PDFs unless otherwise noted.

May 2-3, 2012

10th Annual CNST Nanotechnology Workshop

National Center for Supercomputing Applications and Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

PROGRAM | POSTER

May 12-13, 2011

9th Annual CNST Nanotechnology Workshop / nPEAP Workshop

Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

WEBSITE | PROGRAM | POSTER

May 6-7, 2010

8th Annual CNST Nanotechnology Workshop

National Center for Supercomputing Applications and Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

WEBSITE | PROGRAM | POSTER

August 31-September 1, 2009

Center for Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology NSF I/UCRC Planning Workshop 2009

Sponsored by Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, and the College of Engineering and the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Illinois and Purdue and Industry

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Sept. 4-5, 2008

CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2008: Academia and Industry: CNST and Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory Building Dedication

Beckman, and Micro and Nanotechnology Lab

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May 3-4, 2007

CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2007: Academia and Industry

WEBSITE | PROGRAM

May 4-5, 2006

CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2006: Academia and Industry

Beckman Institute

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May 5-6, 2005

CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2005: Academia and Industry on Nanoelectronics, Nanodevices, Nanomaterials, and Bionanotechnology Applications

Beckman Institute

WEBSITE | PROGRAM

May 6-7, 2004

CNST Nanotechnology in Homeland Security Workshop

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Keynote Speaker: Melvin Bernstein
Director, University Research Program
Department of Homeland Security
College of Veterinary Medicine

WEBSITE

May 9, 2003

CNST Nano Industry Workshop

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Keynote Speaker: Jim Murday
Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
Chief Scientist, Office of Naval Research
Levis Faculty Center

PROGRAM | POSTER | ABSTRACTS AND SCHOLARLY POSTERS

 

BioNanotechnology Seminar Series

Fall 2012 BioNanotechnology Seminar Series

Spring 2012 BioNanotechnology Seminar Series

Fall 2011 BioNanotechnology Seminar Series

Spring 2011 BioNanotechnology Seminar Series

Seminars

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 

1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
Professor David Weitz
Harvard University
Rheology of Active Biopolymer Networks
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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
Professor James Baker, Jr. , M.D.
Director, Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences
Nanotechnology for the Enhancement of Human Health
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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Jeffrey Fredberg
Professor of Bioengineering
Harvard University
A Hard Day in the Life of a Soft Cell
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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Jindrich (Henry) Kopecek
Professor of Bioengineering, Pharmaceutics, and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of Utah
Smart Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems
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Molly Shoichet
Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Toronto
TBA

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Mehmet Toner
Professor of Surgery/Biomedical Engineering
Harvard University
Microchip Technologies in Biology and Medicine
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Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008

Kinam Park
Professor of Pharmaceutics
Purdue University
Macro Issues with Nano/Micro Particles for Drug Delivery
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Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 4:00 PM

1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
Kam Leong
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
Optimizing Gene-delivery with Quantum Dot-FRET Technology
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Wednesday, February 20, 2008, 4:00 PM

1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
Michael Thorpe
Professor of Physics
Arizona State University
The Flexibility Window in Materials
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Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 4:00 PM

1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
 Max Lagally  
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Wisconsion
Silicon Nanomembranes
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Wednesday, December 5, 2007, 4:00 PM

1000 MNTL
Laura Greene
Professor of Physics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
High Temperature Superconductors: Playgrounds for Broken Symmetries
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Wednesday, November 28, 2007, 4:00 PM

Monsanto Room, ACES Library
Graciela Padua
Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Corn Zein-based Nanostructured Biomaterials
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Wednesday, November 7, 2007, 4:00 PM

1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Lab
Dwight Streit
 Vice President, Technology Development
Northrop Grumman Space Technology
Technology Directions for Future RF Applications
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Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2007, 3:30 PM

Venue: 356 Armory
Maragaret Kosal
Visiting Professor of  Strategy, Technology, and Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
Will There be an AQ Khan of Nanotechnology? 
Anticipating Future Proliferation Threats in a Globalized World
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Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Harley Johnson
Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Understanding Electrical and Optical Effects of Dislocations in III-V Semiconductors
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Seminar co-sponsored with the
UIUC Program for Arms Control and Disarmanent, and International Security (ACDIS)

Wednesday, April 18, 2007, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Shuming Nie
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Tech and Emory University
Nanotechnology and Bioengineering for Personalized Medicine
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Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Eric Jakobsson
Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nanoscale Technologies using Membranes Supported on Nanoporous Substrates
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Wednesday, December 6, 2006, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Jian-Min Zuo
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Atomic Structure of Nanotubes and Nanoclusters
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Raffi Budakian
Professor of Physics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Single Spin Detection Using Magnetic Resonance 
Force Microscopy
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Wednesday, October 11, 2006, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Robert Averback
Professor of Materials Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ion Beam Self Induced Nanostrutures in Metal Thin-Films
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Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 4:00 PM

Law College Auditorium
Robin Wilson
Professor of Law
University of Maryland
Regulating Nanotechnology
P.S. Seminar co-sponsored with UIUC College of Law

Wednesday, March 29, 2006, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Scott McNeil
Director, Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory
NIH
Preclinical Characterization of Nanomaterials
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Wednesday, March 1, 2006, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Phaedon Avouris
Manager of Nanoscale Science and Technology Group
IBM
Carbon Nanotube Electronics and Optoelectronics
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Wednesday, February 22, 2006, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Vicki Colvin
Professor of Chemistry
Rice University
Structure-Function Relationships of Nanomaterials and their Toxicity
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Wednesday, February 15, 2006, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Narayan Aluru
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Molecular Understanding of Fluids in Nanochannels: Computational Studies
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Wednesday, January 18, 2006, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Michael Strano
Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Detection of Biomolecules using the Band-Gap
Fluorescence of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes
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Wednesday, December 7, 2005, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Hongjie Dai
Professor of Chemistry
Stanford University
Recent Results and Directions with Carbon Nanotubes
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Wednesday, November 30, 2005, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Taekjip Ha
Professor of Physics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Single Molecule Views of Nature's Nano-machines
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Thursday, November 3, 2005, 4:00 PM

112 Chem Annex
Taeghwan Hyeon
Professor of Chemistry
Seoul National University
Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications of Uniform-sized Nanocrystals and Nanoporous Carbon Materials
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Seminar co-sponsored with 
UIUC Department of Chemistry

Wednesday, November 2, 2005, 4:00 PM

B02 CSL
Bruce Wheeler
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and 
Interim Head, Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois
Engineering Cultured Neuronal Networks
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Wednesday, October 5, 2005, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Steven Sligar
Professor of Biochemistry
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Self-Assembled Nanometer Scale Lipid Bilayers for Drug Discovery and Therapeutic Delivery
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APRIL 20 SEMINAR CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 20, 2005, 4:00 PM
B02 CSL
Eric D. Isaacs
Argonne National Laboratory
TBA


Wednesday, April 6, 2005, 4:00 PM

5602 Beckman Institute
Nicole Grobert
 University of Oxford
Understanding Carbon Nanotube Growth
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Wednesday, March 30, 2005, 4:00 PM

Monsanto Room, ACES Library
Harvey C. Hoch
 Cornell University
Integrating Nanotechnology and Plant Pathology:
Toward Understanding the Biology of Plant Pathogens
co-sponsored by the Soybean Disease Biotechnology Center
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Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 4:00 PM

B02 CSL
Keith C. Schwab
University of Maryland
Experiments with Nanomechanical Resonators
at the Quantum Mechanical Limit
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Wednesday, February 9, 2005, 4:00 PM

B02 CSL
Blake Simmons
Research Scientist
Sandia National Laboratories
Polymeric Insulator-Based Dielectrophotesis (iDEP)
for the Monitoring of Water-borne Pathogens
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Wednesday, February 2, 2005, 4:00 PM

B02 CSL
James Coleman
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Patterned InGaAs Quantum Dot Lasers
by Selective Area Growth
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Wednesday, December 1, 2004, 4:00 PM

1005 Beckman Institute
Alexey Bezryadin
Professor of Physics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Magnetic Field Conversion of Carbon Nanotubes between Metallic and Semiconducting States

Wednesday, October 27, 2004, 4:00 PM

ACES Library Monsanto Room
Matthew Wheeler
Professor of Animal Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Microfluidic Technology for Assisted Reproduction

 Wednesday, October 13, 2004, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Evelyn Hu
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California Santa Barbara
Engineering Optical Performance at the Nanoscale: Quantum Dots and Photonic Crystal Resonators
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Wednesday, September 29, 2004, 3:00 PM

Beckman Institute Auditorium
Mildred Dresselhaus
Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering
MIT
Perspectives on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
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Wednesday, September 8, 2004, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Karl Hess
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nanotechnology: Feynman's "Room at the Bottom" and the Tyranny of the Large Systems
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Wednesday, April 28, 2004, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Susan Lindquist
Professor of Biology; and Director Whitehead Institute
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Taking Advantage of Evolution's Bounty: Nanoscale Electric Circuits from Self-Assembling Amyloids  
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Wednesday, April 21, 2004, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Paul McEuen
Professor of Physics
Cornell University
Electronics and Mechanics of Single Molecules
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Pierre Wiltzius
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; and 
Director, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Colloidal Self-Assembly, Multi-Beam Interference Lithography, and Photonic Crystals
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Wednesday, March 17, 2004, 4:00 PM

ACES Library Monsanto Room
Rashid Bashir
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue University
Integration of Biology and Engineering at the Micro and Nanoscale: From Integrated Biochips to Self-Assembly of Electronics
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Wednesday, March 10, 2004, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
John Rogers
Founder Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Soft Materials and Nanopatterning Techniques for Electronics
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Wednesday, February 18, 2004, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Mark Lundstrom
Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; and
Director, NSF Network for Computational Nanotechnology
Purdue University
The Ultimate Transistor: Is it the Silicon MOSFET?
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Wednesday, January 21, 2004, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Robert Hamers
Evan P. Helfaer Professor of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Interfacing Biological Molecules with Nanostructured and Nanoscale Materials

Wednesday, December 10, 2003, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
John Randall
Chief Technology Officer
Zyvex Corporation
Assembly Manufacturing at the Micro and Nano Scales
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Wednesday, November 12, 2003, 4:00 PM

Beckman Institute Auditorium
Robert Austin
Professor of Physics
Princeton University
Nanofluidics and Biological Physics
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Wednesday, October 22, 2003, 4:00 PM

Beckman Institute Auditorium
Chih-Ming Ho
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; and
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
University of California at Los Angeles
Bio-Nano System Technologies
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Wednesday, October 8, 2003, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
(co-sponsored by the CSL Decision and Control Laboratory)
Richard D. Braatz
Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Multiscale Systems Engineering with Applications to Electronic Devices
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 Wednesday, October 1, 2003, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Taher Saif
Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Guided Self Assembly of Nano Wires and Channels
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Wednesday, September 24, 2003, 4:00 PM

B02, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Kent D. Choquette
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nanotechnology in Photonic Research
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Wednesday, April 30, 2003, 4:00 PM

112 Chem Annex
Metalloid Aluminum and Gallium Clusters: Nanoscaled Element Modifications
Professor Dr. Hansgeorg Schnoeckel
Universitaet Karlsruhe

Wednesday, April 2, 2003, 3:00 PM

5602 Beckman Institute
James R. Heath
Elizabeth W. Gilloon Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
A Systems Approach to Molecular Electronics

Wednesday, March 12, 2003, 4:00 PM

Beckman Institute Auditorium
Charles M. Lieber
Mark Hyman, Jr. Professor of Chemistry
Harvard University
Nanoscience and the Pathway Towards Nanocomputing

Wednesday, February 26, 2003, 4:00 PM

ACES Library Monsanto Room
Barbara A. Baird
Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Director, Nanobiotechnology Center
Cornell University
Application of Micro- and Nanotechnology to Solve Problems in Biology

Tuesday, January 28, 2003, 4:00 PM

ACES Library Monsanto Room
Franco Cerrina
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Director, The Center for NanoTechnology
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Photon-based Lithography From DRAM to DNA Chips, and Beyond