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IMS Conversation Hour

Oct. 1, 2021—The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering is hosting conversation hours discussing graduate programs. Be sure to tune in on October 19th at 7pm to see 4 of the Interdisciplinary Materials Science students talk about their graduate student experiences within the IMS program. Register HERE

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VINSE Colloquium Series – Virtual “The ability to regenerate lies dormant in adult mammals and is activated by injury” Student Selected Speaker Dr. Ioannis V. Yannas; MIT 02/23/2022

Sep. 1, 2021—February 23, 2022 @ 4PM – Virtual only 8th Annual VINSE Student Selected Seminar Series Ioannis V. Yannas Massachusetts Institute of Technology “The ability to regenerate lies dormant in adult mammals and is activated by injury“ Ioannis V. Yannas, PhD, working with Harvard surgeon John F. Burke, MD, discovered the first method for regenerating organs...

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VINSE Colloquium Series “Flat Optics for Wavefront Manipulation and Mixed Reality Eyewear” Student Selected Speaker Dr. Mark Brongersma; Stanford 04/13/2022

Sep. 1, 2021—April 13, 2022 @ 4PM 9th Annual VINSE Student Selected Seminar Series Mark Brongersma Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University “Flat Optics for Wavefront Manipulation and Mixed Reality Eyewear“ Since the development of diffractive optical elements in the 1970s, major research efforts have focused on replacing bulky optical components by thinner, planar counterparts. The...

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VINSE Colloquium Series: “3D Printing Active Nanoelectronic Devices” Dr. Michael McAlpine, University of Minnesota 3/23/2022

Aug. 12, 2021—March 23, 2022 Dr. Michael McAlpine Kuhrmeyer Family Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering University of Minnesota “3D Printing Active Nanoelectronic Devices” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 PM Abstract. The ability to three-dimensionally pattern semiconducting electronic and optoelectronic materials could provide a transformative approach to creating active electronic devices without the need...

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VINSE Colloquium Series: “Ferroelectrics Everywhere – new strategies to predict and develop novel ferroelectric crystals” Dr. Jon-Paul Maria, Pennsylvania State University 4/6/22

Aug. 10, 2021—April 6, 2022 Dr. Jon-Paul Maria Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Pennsylvania State University “Ferroelectrics Everywhere – new strategies to predict and develop novel ferroelectric crystals” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 PM

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VINSE Colloquium Series: “Interfacing nanomaterials with biology: from delivery of biologics to antimicrobials” Dr. Vincent Rotello, University of Massachusetts Amherst 1/19/2022

Aug. 10, 2021—January 19, 2022 Dr. Vincent Rotello Distinguished Professor of Chemistry University of Massachusetts Amherst “Interfacing nanomaterials with biology: from delivery of biologics to antimicrobials” 4:10 PM, 5326 Stevenson Center Bio Vincent Rotello has received the Langmuir Lectureship (2010), and in 2016 he received the TREE Award (Research Corporation), the Bioorganic Lectureship (Royal Society of Chemistry,...

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VINSE Colloquium Series: “Hot Nanophotonics: Light with a Phase Transition” Dr. Guru Naik, Rice University 10/13/21

Aug. 10, 2021—October 13, 2021 Dr. Guru Naik Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Rice University “Hot Nanophotonics: Light with a Phase Transition” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 PM Abstract: Among many emerging technologies, energy and display are two important technologies poised to revolutionize our current society. Nanophotonics holds the key to...

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VINSE Colloquium Series: “To The Ends of the Periodic Table and Back in Search of Better Imaging Probes” Dr. Bruce Cohen, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab 9/22/21

Aug. 10, 2021—September 22, 2021 Dr. Bruce Cohen Staff Scientist Lawrence Berkeley National Lab “To The Ends of the Periodic Table and Back in Search of Better Imaging Probes” 4:10 PM, 134 Featheringill Hall Refreshments served at 3:45 PM  

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VINSE Summer Research Poster Session

Jul. 21, 2021—The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering will host an online Summer Research Poster Session on Thursday, August 5 from 10am-12pm. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS      

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21st Annual Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Forum NanoDay! 11/19/21 – Keynote Speaker Teri Odom

Jul. 8, 2021—Register for Nanoday A yearly forum for faculty, postdocs, and students engaged in nanoscience and nanotechnology research. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Teri W. Odom, Northwestern University “The Giving Nanomaterials” Bio. Teri W. Odom is Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Chemistry Department at Northwestern University. She is an expert in designing...

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