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Do you know a rising 9th or 10th grader interested in science? Apply now for the VINSE Scholarship to attend our 2 week residential summer science academy.

VINSE is offering a limited number of full scholarships for TN rising 9th and 10th graders to attend the Vanderbilt Summer Academy in Nanoscience – applications are currently being accepted. Learn more and apply at: https://t.e2ma.net/webview/qhrp4b/f34ca0225bfe9f623613272760b1b3b9  

Posted by on February 12, 2019 in News


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VINSE Colloquium Series “Nanomaterials and Light for Sustainability and Societal Impact” Student Selected Speaker Dr. Naomi J. Halas; Rice University 04/17/2019

April 17, 2019 Naomi J. Halas Director, Smalley-Curl Institute Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry, & Bioengineering Rice University “Nanomaterials and Light for Sustainability and Societal Impact” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 Abstract Metallic nanoparticles, used since antiquity to impart intense, vibrant…

Posted by on February 6, 2019 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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VINSE is accepting applications to the 10-week summer internship program

Looking for a unique summer opportunity?  Apply for the VINSE Summer Tech Crew What is the VINSE Summer Tech Crew? 10 week summer internship experience in the VINSE cleanroom Interns (known as Tech Crew) support process development for VINSE researchers What’s in it for me? Extensive hands on laboratory experience Develop skills relevant in academia and industry…

Posted by on February 1, 2019 in News


Tech Crew

VINSE is hiring hourly undergraduate laboratory assistants

VINSE is hiring undergraduates to work with staff inside the VINSE cleanroom as lab assistants also known as VINSE Tech Crew.  The tech crew will work on projects and activities critical to our daily operations and expand the process capabilities and knowledge base available to our researchers. VINSE is also taking applications for the 10-week…

Posted by on February 1, 2019 in News


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VINSE wins 1st place in MRS SciVid Competition

Congratulations to VINSE graduate student Stephanie Castillo and VINSE’s very own Dr. Alice Leach – this duo won 1st place in the Materials Research Society Science in Video Competition. “Little Silcon is a Big Deal”   Full press release

Posted by on January 30, 2019 in News


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VINSE Colloquium Series “Inside Out: Visualizing chemical transformations and light-matter interactions with nanometer-scale resolution” Dr. Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University 04/10/2019

April 10, 2019 Jennifer Dionne Associate Professor Materials Science and Engineering Stanford University “Inside Out: Visualizing chemical transformations and light-matter interactions with nanometer-scale resolution” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 Abstract In Pixar’s Inside Out, Joy proclaims, “Do you ever look at someone and wonder, what’s going on inside?” My group asks the…

Posted by on January 30, 2019 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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VINSE Colloquium Series “Extreme Photonics” Dr. Nader Engheta; University of Pennsylvania 04/03/2019

April 3, 2019 Nader Engheta H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor, School of Engineering Professor in Electrical and Systems Engineering; Physics and Astronomy University of Pennsylvania “Extreme Photonics” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 Abstract Materials are often used to manipulate waves.  Metamaterials have provided far-reaching possibilities in achieving “extremes” in such wave-matter interaction….

Posted by on January 22, 2019 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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VINSE Colloquium Series: “Multifunctional Nanoconstructs in Cancer, Cardiovascular and Chronic Inflammatory Diseases” Dr. Paolo Decuzzi; the Italian Institute of Technology 01/09/2019

January 9, 2019 Paolo Decuzzi Laboratory of Nanotechnology for Precision Medicine Italian Institute of Technology Senior Researcher and Professor Director, Laboratory of Nanotechnology for Precision Medicine “Multifunctional Nanoconstructs in Cancer, Cardiovascular and Chronic Inflammatory Diseases” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 Abstract Multifunctional nanoconstructs are particle-based nano-scale systems designed for the ‘smart’…

Posted by on January 2, 2019 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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Safe solid-state lithium batteries herald ‘paradigm shift’ in energy storage

The race to produce safe, powerful and affordable solid-state lithium batteries is accelerating and recent announcements about game-changing research using a solid non-flammable ceramic electrolyte known as garnet has some in the race calling it revolutionary. “This is a paradigm shift in energy storage,” said Kelsey Hatzell, assistant professor of mechanical engineering. A paper –…

Posted by on October 10, 2018 in News


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VINSE Colloquium Series “Ultrafast Exciton Dynamics and Light-driven H2 Generation in Colloidal Semiconductor Quantum Rod and Quantum Well Heterostructures” Dr. Tianquian Lian; Emory University 11/07/2018

November 7, 2018 Tim Lian Emory University William Henry Emerson Professor of Chemistry “Ultrafast Exciton Dynamics and Light-driven H2 Generation in Colloidal Semiconductor Quantum Rod and Quantum Well Heterostructures”   4:10 PM, 5326 Stevenson Center Refreshments served at 3:45 Abstract Quantum confined semiconductor nanocrystals (0D quantum dots, 1D quantum rods and 2D quantum wells) have…

Posted by on September 18, 2018 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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