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22nd Annual NanoDay! Poster Competition win up to $500

Sep. 14, 2022—$500 1st place  (1 award)   |  $250 2nd place (2 awards)  |  $100 3rd place  (3 awards) The 22nd Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum will be held on November 4, 2022.  This forum brings together Vanderbilt scientists and engineers working in nanoscience and nanotechnology for presentations and discussions.  The broader VINSE  research program is represented in the...

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SIGN-UP for VINSE High School Field Trip Program for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

Sep. 13, 2022—Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) is pleased to be able to invite groups of high school students, group size 20 or smaller, to visit our facilities, perform an experiment, utilize our electron microscope, tour our cleanroom, and learn about nanotechnology and energy during a day visit. Our field trip program has hosted...

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VINSE Joint Seminar with Interdisciplinary Materials Science “Transitioning to a career in data and analytics” Dr. Alice Leach 9/21/22

Aug. 31, 2022—Dr. Alice Leach Data Engineer, Whatnot Inc. “Transitioning to a career in data and analytics” 09.21.22  | 4pm  |  134 Featheringill Hall Abstract. Over the last 10 years, the data industry has exploded in size and a further 31% increase in the number of jobs is projected by 2030. With data professionals in high demand...

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Vanderbilt and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Collaborative Workshop

Aug. 30, 2022—VINSE faculty member De-en Jiang is spearheading plans for Vanderbilt to host Oak Ridge National Laboratory for a collaborative workshop on November 21st. Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a U.S. multiprogram science and technology national laboratory sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and administered, managed, and operated by UT–Battelle as a federally funded research...

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VINSE Colloquium Series: Dr. Yurii Vlasov, University of Illinois 12/7/2022

Aug. 26, 2022—Dr. Yurii Vlasov University of Illinois 4:10 PM 101 Buttrick Hall Light refreshments served at 3:45 PM Dr. Yurii Vlasov is a John Bardeen Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is tenured with the departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, and...

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VINSE to recognize faculty accomplishments at 16th annual Fall Faculty Celebration

Aug. 26, 2022—The 16th annual Fall Faculty Celebration will be held on September 26th. At the event, which is by invitation only, VINSE will recognize the accomplishments of our community, celebrate faculty promotions, and welcome new VINSE members.  

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Fall 2022 Graduate Student Research Highlight

Aug. 26, 2022—Alberto Esteban Linares, PhD candidate of Mechanical Engineering in the Li lab Microfluidic platforms can play a transformative role in ex vivo tissue culture and physiological and pathological studies as they allow for precise control of cell microenvironment alike in vitro models, while  the cellular matrix architecture similar to in vivo settings. Various microfluidic platforms...

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Fall 2022 Faculty Research Highlights

Aug. 26, 2022—Ethan Lippmann, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering The majority of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s are incurable, and the incidence of neurodegenerative disease is expected to increase concurrently with worldwide life expectancies. The Lippmann lab combines principles from engineering, neuroscience, and regenerative medicine to model, understand, and ultimately treat neurodegeneration more effectively. For biological investigations, we...

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Fall 2022 VINSE Short Course Offerings

Aug. 26, 2022—VINSE will offer the Electron Microscopy and Microfluidic Device Fabrication short courses in the fall 2022 semester. Both courses will be held December 19-20. Courses will be capped at 16, so don’t wait too long to register.  Details and pricing can be found below! Electron Microscopy Short Course Electron microscopy is a critical component for...

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Win $100! VINSE Annual Image Competition

Aug. 10, 2022—The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) is holding a competition seeking images to be displayed in the VINSE Facilities.  If you have materials or devices that have been fabricated, characterized, or imaged using VINSE equipment, submit entries to VINSE no later than September 30th. Image enhancement and false coloring is permitted as well as...

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