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Dr. Alice Leach Receives Grant from VentureWell

Feb. 25, 2021—We’re proud to announce that Dr. Alice Leach recently received a VentureWell Faculty Grant in recognition of their commitment to inclusive support of students who are creating innovations for positive social and environmental impact! This funding will support a new course providing entrepreneurial students with conceptual and experiential learning opportunities in developing and creating nanotechnology...

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VINSE Student & Postdoc Virtual Social Hour

Feb. 12, 2021—Join us for a VINSE student/postdoc social hour.  There will be opportunities to play games together as well as join individual conversations. March 25, 2021 4pm – web Register Here – register before March 19th to receive your goodie box to enjoy during the session. We will use Gather to host this event, the room shave...

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VINSE Faculty Appreciation Virtual Gathering

Feb. 12, 2021—Join us for a VINSE faculty social hour.  Register before the deadline below to receive a goodie package to enjoy during the gathering. There will be opportunities to connect with colleagues and join individual conversations. REGISTER HERE – register by March 12th We will use Gather to host this event. Links will be sent to registered attendees...

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VINSE Director’s Coffee Hour

Feb. 11, 2021—Last week the Spring 2021 installment of the VINSE newsletter was released. A Director’s coffee hour will be held on Friday, February 19th, giving our community an opportunity to discuss the new initiatives within VINSE and current research. February 19, 2021 11am – 12pm Grab your favorite beverage and join HERE  

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VINSE Spring 2021 Newsletter

Feb. 8, 2021—You will find the following topics covered in this edition: Director’s note Upcoming events VINSE/DSI collaborations Staff Engineer II opening Virtual training VINSE Spring Newsletter  

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VINSE Colloquium Joint Seminar with DSI “Closed-loop design for autonomous materials development” Dr. Kristofer Reyes, University at Buffalo 03/17/2021

Feb. 3, 2021—March 17, 2021 Kristofer Reyes Assistant professor, Department of Materials Design and Innovation University at Buffalo “Closed-loop design for autonomous materials development” 4PM via Zoom Webinar Click HERE to register Abstract: Closed-loop, sequential learning is a key paradigm in autonomous materials development. Within this framework, aspects of the materials system under study are modeled, and...

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VINSE Colloquium Series “Biomimetic and Biomimetic Membranes: An ongoing journey” Dr. Manish Kumar, UT Austin 03/31/2021

Feb. 3, 2021—March 31, 2021 Dr. Manish Kumar Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering University of Texas at Austin “Biomimetic and Biomimetic Membranes: An ongoing journey” 4PM via Zoom Webinar Click HERE to register Abstract: Membranes are rapidly becoming the fastest growing platform for water purification, wastewater reuse, and desalination. They are also emerging in importance for carbon...

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VINSE Colloquium Series “Revealing Molecular Adversaries of Human Health with High-Resolution Imaging” Dr. Deborah Kelly, Penn State University 03/03/2021

Feb. 3, 2021—March 3, 2021 Deb Kelly Director of the Center for Structural Oncology Huck Chair in Molecular Biophysics Professor of Biomedical Engineering Penn State University “Revealing Molecular Adversaries of Human Health with High-Resolution Imaging” 4PM via Zoom Webinar Click HERE to register

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Alyssa Livingood (VINSE NSF REU ’19) first author on ACS Photonics article

Jan. 22, 2021—Congratulations Alyssa Livingood, NSF REU fellow 2019, on being FIRST AUTHOR on a published paper in ACS Photonics!  Being a first author on a paper is a major accomplishment and we at VINSE are very proud of Alyssa’s accomplishment.  Alyssa is currently studying to receive her B.S. in Computer Engineering at the University of Kentucky. “Filterless...

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We’re Hiring: Cleanroom Staff Engineer II

Jan. 15, 2021—The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) has an opening for a Staff Engineer II. This position will provide support for research and coursework in the VINSE cleanroom. The Staff Engineer will play a critical role in VINSE’s efforts to support research across a broad range of technical disciplines and interests, to advance...

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