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Chuchuan Hong wins VINSE’s 2021 Best Graduate Student Publication Award

Nov. 23, 2021—Congratulations to Chuchuan Hong recipient of the 2021 VINSE Best Graduate Student Publication award. In addition to a cash prize, Chuchuan was selected to give the graduate student presentation at the 21st annual Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Forum. Chuchuan’s recent paper on optical nanotweezers demonstrated a novel approach called opto-thermo- electrohydrodynamic tweezers (OTET) for optical trapping...

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Isom Kelly wins Best Collaborative Paper

Nov. 22, 2021—VINSE is excited to announce Isom Kelly is the recipient of the inaugural VINSE Best Collaborative Paper award. Isom’s paper has contributions from two VINSE faculty from different departments and one VINSE technical staff member, and involves research carried out in each of VINSE’s three core facilities: porous silicon nanoparticle fabrication in the cleanroom, characterization in the...

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VINSE Image Competition Winners

Nov. 22, 2021—During the month of October VINSE held our annual competition seeking images to be displayed in the VINSE core facilities in Engineering Science Building. Congratulations to Elena Kovalik (graduate student, Interdisciplinary Materials Science) and Andy Du (undergraduate student, Mechanical Engineering) winners of the 2021 VINSE Image Competition.

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NanoDay! T-shirt Winner – Chris Sharp

Nov. 22, 2021—Congratulations to Chris Sharp, winner of the 2021 NanoDay! t-shirt design competition.  The winning designer receives a $300 cash prize. Prior winners: 2019 – Ruoyu Wang 2018 – Cayla Ontko 2017- Tengfei Cao 2016 – Casey Brock 2015 – John Lonai 2014 – Kelsey Beavers 2013 – Ryan Nicholl 2012 – Gilbert Rodriguez 2011 –...

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NanoDay 2021 Poster Winners

Nov. 22, 2021—More than 175 faculty, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students engaged in nanoresearch at Vanderbilt attended the 21st annual Nanoscience/Nanotechnology Forum (“NanoDay!”) on November 19th. 51 posters were submitted in the 2021 student poster competition and the winners are: 1st Place – $500 Carcia Carson, Biomedical Engineering Advisor: John T. Wilson A pH-Responsive Nanoparticle Platform for Improving Immunogenicity...

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A look back at VINSE NanoDay! t-shirts

Nov. 16, 2021—The VINSE NanoDay! t-shirt competition was introduced in 2008. Since then, VINSE students have continued to impress the nano community with their creativity. Below are the winning shirt designs from 2008-2019.    

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NanoDay! T-Shirt Design Competition

Sep. 2, 2021—Goal: Create an attractive t-shirt design representing NanoDay! and VINSE Winning design will receive a $300 cash prize The design must be exclusively your own and cannot include logos and trademark images You can use any t-shirt color in your design JPEG format (at least 300 dpi) No limits to number of colors in design...

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21st Annual NanoDay! Poster Competition

Sep. 2, 2021—$500 1st place  (1 award)   –    $250 2nd place (2 awards)    –    $100 3rd place  (3 awards) The 21st Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum.  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 poster session. Date: Friday, November 19,...

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

Jul. 8, 2021—A yearly forum for faculty, postdocs, and students engaged in nanoscience and nanotechnology research. Schedule 12:00-2:00  POSTER SESSION 2:00  Opening Remarks Dr. Sharon M. Weiss 2:20  Smart Nanotechnologies for Immuno-Oncology Dr. John T. Wilson 2:40  Solute-solute Separation: The New Frontier in Water Separation Dr. Shihong Lin 3:00  Inorganic Nanoscale Natural Product Synthesis Dr. Janet E. Macdonald 3:20 ...

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Poster Winners Fall 2020 NanoDay! Poster Session

Oct. 23, 2020—Congratulations to the winners at the VINSE 2020 NanoDay! Poster Session 1st Place – $500 Jenna Mosier, Biomedical Engineering Advisor: Cynthia Reinhart-King “Modeling Mechanical and Metabolic Memory of Confined Cancer Cells Using Collagen Microtracks” 2nd Place – $250 Jeremy Espano, Interdisciplinary Materials Science Advisor: Janet Macdonald “Phase Control in Late Metal Chalcogenides Using Tunable Thioureas” Juan Colazo, Biomedical Engineering...

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