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22nd Annual Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Forum NanoDay! 11/4/22 – Keynote Dmitri Basov

Posted by on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 in Colloquium, Events, News.

A yearly forum for faculty, postdocs, and students engaged in nanoscience and nanotechnology research. Register here 


Featheringill Hall
11:30 LUNCH begins
Buttrick Hall, Room 101
2:30  Opening Remarks Dr. Sharon M. Weiss
2:40 New Strategies for Microdevice Fabrication using Parylene-coated 3D Prints Dr. Ethan Lippmann
3:00 Exploring the Role of Anisotropy and Strong Coupling in Driving Infrared Nanophotonics Dr. Josh Caldwell
3:20  Nano with Atomic Precision: Insights from Computation Dr. De-en Jiang
3:40 Minimizing the Reorganization Energy of Cobalt Redox Mediators Maximizes Charge Transfer Rates from Quantum Dots Madeleine Fort
Featheringill Hall
4:00 BREAK refreshments served
4:30  KEYNOTE LECTURE Shedding Nano-light on Quantum Materials Dr. Dmitri N. Basov
5:30  RECEPTION Poster Awards / VINSE Jacket Drawing

Keynote Speaker

BasovBio. Dmitri N. Basov (PhD 1991) is a Higgins professor and Chair of the Department of Physics at Columbia University, the Director of the DOE Energy Frontiers Research Center on Programmable Quantum Materials and co-director of Max Planck Society – New York Center for Nonequilibrium Quantum Phenomena. He has served as a professor (1997-2016) and Chair (2010-2015) of Physics, University of California San Diego. Research interests include: physics of quantum materials, superconductivity, two-dimensional materials, infrared nano-optics. Prizes and recognitions: Sloan Fellowship (1999), Genzel Prize (2014), Humboldt research award (2009), Frank Isakson Prize, American Physical Society (2012), Moore Investigator (2014, 2020), K.J. Button Prize (2019), Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (U.S. Department of Defense, 2019), top 1% of highly cited physicists (2018-2021), National Academy of Sciences (2020).

Poster Session

  1. Sustainable Carbon Nanotube Growth from CO2: Scale-Up Design of Post-Growth Processing
    Grace Jones, undergraduate, Chemistry (Douglas)
  2. Nanomedicine Drug Combinations for the Treatment of Tumor-Induced Bone Disease
    Kristopher Castillo, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall)
  3. Inversely designed mid-infrared light source
    Mingze He, Mechanical Engineering (Caldwell)
  4. Developing a Low-Cost In Vitro Blood-Brain Barrier to Streamline Disease Modeling
    Kelly Richardson, Chemistry (Cliffel/Wright)
  5. Versatile Strategy for Design and Fabrication of Thin Film Composite Membranes
    Zane Parkerson, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Jennings)
  6. Nanospectroscopy of Quantum Point Defects
    Ryan Kowalski, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Caldwell)
  7. Single Cell Activation Requirements of T Cells in Relation to Pancreatic βCell Destruction in Type 1 Diabetes
    Elizabeth Holliday, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Lang)
  8. A Nanocarrier Vaccine Platform for Co-Delivery of Peptide Neoantigens and Synergistic Adjuvants
    Jessalyn Baljon, Biomedical Engineering (Wilson)
  9. Where’d the sulfur go? How sodium oleate results in sulfur deficient nanoparticles
    Andrey Shults, Chemistry (Macdonald)
  10. Superhydrophobic Array Devices for High Throughput Culture of 3D Cancer Models
    Maria Lopez Cavestany, Biomedical Engineering (King)
  11. Engineering Electromagnetic Field Distribution and Resonance Quality Factor Using Slotted Quasi-BIC Metasurfaces
    Sen Yang, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Ndukaife)
  12. In vivo delivery of an MK2 inhibitory peptide to prevent restenosis after peripheral angioplasty
    William Tierney, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall)
  13. Material identification for cultural heritage artifacts using nano-FTIR
    Katja Diaz-Granados, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Caldwell)
  14. Vinculin mediates migration and bioenergetics in breast cancer
    Emily Fabiano, Biomedical Engineering (Reinhart-King)
  15. Wireless Miniature Robots for Biomedical Applications
    Xiaoguang Dong, professor, Mechanical Engineering (Dong)
  16. Metabolic heterogeneity of extracellular vesicles released by cancer migratory subpopulations
    Chelsea Faith Mariano, Biomedical Engineering (Reinhart-King)
  17. Polymeric Drug Conjugates for STING Pathway Activation to Improve Cancer Immunotherapy
    Taylor Sheehy, Biomedical Engineering (Wilson)
  18. Shear-thinning, Nanoparticle-based Hydrogels as an Injectable Delivery Platform for Repair of Chronic Diabetic Skin Wounds
    Mariah Bezold, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall)
  19. Evaluating Surface Properties of Multifunctional Energy Minimizing Surfaces Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations
    Cal Craven, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (McCabe)
  20. Scaling Microfluidic Throughput for Mechanotypic Genome-Scale CRISPR Knockout Screen
    Katie Young, postdoctoral associate, Biomedical Engineering (Reinhart-King)
  21. Low Power Structural Color Tuning in a-Si Dielectric Metasurface via Li ion insertion
    Elena Kovalik, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Valentine)
  22. Enhanced T Cell Activation via Fluid Shear Stress
    Nicole Sarna, Biomedical Engineering (King)
  23. Collective Phonon−Polaritonic Modes in Silicon Carbide Subarrays
    Guanyu Lu, Mechanical Engineering (Caldwell)
  24. Evaluating the Mechanisms of Yoda1 Sensitization of TRAIL-Mediated Apoptosis in Glioblastoma Cells
    Shanay Desai, undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering (King)
  25. Photosystem I as an active layer for microfluidic redox flow systems
    Matthew Galazzo, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Cliffel)
  26. Albumin-Hitchhiking MMP13 siRNA Conjugate (siMMP13<(EG18L)2) for the Treatment of Rheumatic Disease
    Juan M. Colazo, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall)
  27. How do defects impact the stability of MXenes in water
    Haohong Song, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Jiang)
  28. Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 by Extracting the Spikes Using Engineered Liposomes
    Jason Zhenjiang Zhang, postdoctoral associate, Biomedical Engineering (King)
  29. Kinetic Control of Angstrom Scale Porosity in 2D Lattices for Atomically Thin Proton Exchange Membranes
    Nicole Moehring, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Kidambi)
  30. Control of Ultra-Thick SU8 Photolithography Structures for Production of Tumor Spheroids
    Noah Reckhorn, undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering (King)
  31. Graphene-based microfluidic perforated microelectrode arrays for retinal electrophysiology studies
    Alberto Esteban Linares, Mechanical Engineering (Li)
  32. Shear Polaritons in Monoclinic Crystals
    Joseph Matson, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Caldwell)
  33. Modifying siRNA Delivery Using Polymer Conjugates for Tumor Induced Bone Disease
    Jordan Hill, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall)
  34. Development of alpha beta TCR Mechanosensory Tools and Simulations
    Alex Stoneman, undergraduate, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Lang)
  35. Under Pressure: Confinement Drives Mechanical Memory in Migratory Breast Cancer Cells
    Jenna Mosier, Biomedical Engineering (Reinhart-King)
  36. Enhancement of Third Harmonic generation via harmonic plasmon coupling in Au/CuS nanoparticle films
    Nathan Spear, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Macdonald/Haglund)
  37. Nanoparticle-Based Delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 Ribonucleoprotein for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis
    Morgan Struthers, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall)
  38. Novel Nano-in-Cryogel Biomaterials for the Localized Reprogramming of Tumor Associated Macrophages
    Sydney Henriques, Biomedical Engineering (Giorgio)
  39. Matching Metal Precursor Reactivity in Transition Metal Tellurides
    Danielle Penk, Chemistry (Macdonald)
  40. Utilizing 3D printing technology to fabricate a perfused brain arteriole from stem cell sources
    Lexi Yates, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Lippmann/Jefferson)
  41. Development of a Nanoparticle-Hydrogel Composite for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis
    Larry Stokes, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall)
  42. Production of a Tunable CTC Cluster in vitro Model via a Superhydrophobic Microwell Array Device
    Olivia Wright, Biomedical Engineering (King)
  43. Integration between Metasurfaces and Microfluidics for Fluorescent Cell Classification
    Tao Hong, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Li)
  44. Wide-bandgap semiconductor devices for space applications
    Aditha Senarath, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Caldwell)
  45. Formulation Parameters for a Nanofabricated PLGA-based Drug Delivery System to the Pregnant Uterus
    Lauren Link, undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering (Giorgio)
  46. Cation Exchange of Hexagonal Cu2Se towards novel Cu2Au5Se3
    Christopher Sharp, Chemistry (Macdonald)
  47. Differences in Water and Vapor Transport through Angstrom-scale Pores in Atomically Thin Membranes
    Peifu Cheng, postdoctoral associate, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Kidambi)
  48. Ultrahigh Drug-Loaded Nanorods or the Treatment of a Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
    Richard d’Arcy, postdoctoral associate, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall)
  49. Electro-osmotic Regulation of Membrane Pore Size at the Angstrom Scale
    Ruoyu Wang, Civil and Environmental Engineering (Lin)
  50. Lipid-siRNA conjugates distribute broadly in the CNS and silences gene expression following CSF delivery
    Alex Sorets, Biomedical Engineering (Lippmann/Duvall)
  51. Synthesizing Metal Selenide Nanocrystal Phases
    Antony Peng, undergraduate, Chemistry (Macdonald)
  52. Nanoscale spectroscopy of extended defects in 4H Silicon Carbide
    Scott Criswell, Electrical and Computer Engineering (Caldwell)
  53. Advancing Hydrophilicity of ROS Degradable Polythioketal Urethane Foam Dressings to Promote Wound Repair
    Josh McCune, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall)
  54. Understanding how Zn2+ insertion in Mn3O4 enables reversible Cl redox chemistry
    Qiuyao Li, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Jiang)
  55. A Dual-Bead Approach: Measuring αβTCR-pMHC interactive forces and lifetimes
    Allyson Karmazyn, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Lang)
  56. Flash Nanoprecipitation for the Scalable Production of STING-Activating Nanoparticles
    Hayden Pagendarm, Biomedical Engineering (Wilson)
  57. Synthesis and Characterization of 2D Hexagonal Boron Nitride
    Andrew Naclerio, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Kidambi)
  58. Engineering a Multiplex Approach to Study Circulating Prostate Cancer Cell Mechanotransduction Under Fluid Shear Stress
    Abby Fabiano, Biomedical Engineering (King)
  59. Counter Anion Effects on PEDOT Properties and Implications on Photosystem I Incorporation
    William Lowery, Chemistry (Cliffel)
  60. Affinity Purification of Small Vesicles using Bio-Functionalized Magnetic Particles
    Marsalas Whitaker, Biomedical Engineering (Giorgio)
  61. Nanoparticle Delivery of Small Molecule Inhibitors to Treat STING-associated Inflammatory Diseases
    Lucinda Pastora, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Wilson)

1st year Interdisciplinary Materials Science 10-week rotation posters

  1. Phonon-polariton Enhanced Thermal Transport
    Trey Long (Caldwell)
  2. SARS-CoV2 Detection using Peptide-functionalized Ring Resonators
    Soren Smail (Weiss)
  3. Random Copolymers by Spin-Coating ROMP
    Matthew Vasuta (Jennings)
  4. Silicon Metalens Design and Optimization for Photodetecting Applications
    Madison Miller (Valentine)
  5. Radiation Effects on FDSOI Transistors
    Owen Meilander (Schrimpf)
  6. Vibrational Strong Coupling between h-BN and PMMA
    Courtney Ragle (Caldwell)
  7. Perturbation Approach to Characterize Molecular Detection Capabilities of Photonic Crystal Nanobeams
    Chris Whittington (Weiss)
  8. Designing of a transparent nano-plasmonic substrate
    Huijin An (Locke)
  9. Graphene transfer onto polymeric substrate: effect of temperature and pressure
    Rahul Shah (Kidambi)
  10. Optimization of 3D Printed Molds for Microfluidic PET Radiotracer Synthesis Devices
    Mark Mc Veigh (Bellan)
  11. Silicon Nitride Slow Light Photonic Crystal Nanobeams for Enhancing Single Photon Emission
    Harrison Walker (Weiss)


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