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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,


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 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 “Enabling High Energy Long Life Rechargeable Batteries by Advanced Materials Diagnosis and Operando Characterization” Dr. Shirly Meng; University of California San Diego 03/20/2019

March 20, 2019 Y. Shirley Meng Sustainable Power and Energy Center Laboratory for Energy Storage & Conversion University of California San Diego, USA “Enabling High Energy Long Life Rechargeable Batteries by Advanced Materials Diagnosis and Operando Characterization” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 Abstract High energy long life rechargeable battery is considered…

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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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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VINSE Colloquium Series “Development of theranostic nanobiomaterials for targeted immune modulation” Dr. Evan Scott 11/28/2018

November 28, 2018 Evan Scott Northwestern University Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering “Development of theranostic nanobiomaterials for targeted immune modulation”  4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45   Abstract Self-assembled nanobiomaterials that are engineered to achieve specific biodistributions and mechanisms of degradation hold great promise for controlled stimulation of the immune system.  Through…

Posted by on September 4, 2018 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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VINSE Colloquium Series “Phase-change materials for controlled release and related applications” Dr. Younan Xia; Georgia Tech 11/14/2018

November 14, 2018 Younan Xia Georgia Tech Professor Brock Family Chair GRA Eminent Scholar in Nanomedicine “Phase-change materials for controlled release and related applications” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45

Posted by on September 4, 2018 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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VINSE Colloquium Series “Plasmons in complex materials” Dr. Stephanie Law; University of Delaware 10/24/2018

October 24, 2018 Stephanie Law University of Delaware Assistant Professor Department of Materials Science and Engineering “Plasmons in complex materials” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 Abstract The fields of plasmonics and metamaterials have seen significant growth in recent years, due to the interest in confining light to subwavelength volumes both for…

Posted by on September 4, 2018 in Events, VINSE Colloquium,


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