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Dissertation Defense: Nathan Spear, Interdisciplinary Materials Science

Nov. 28, 2022—DISSERTATION DEFENSE Nathan Spear, Interdisciplinary Materials Science *under the direction of Dr. Janet Macdonald & Dr. Richard Haglund “Enhanced Plasmonic Upconversion in Coupled Metal-Semiconductor Nanoparticle Films” 12.06.22 | 11:00am CST | 132 Olin Hall A large class of nonlinear materials show enhanced harmonic generation by exciting the localized surface plasmonic resonance (LSPR) of metallic or semiconducting nanoparticles....

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2022 Nanoday! Poster Award Winners

Nov. 7, 2022—Congratulations to the 2022 NanoDay! competition winners! More than 220 faculty, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students attended the 22nd annual Nanoscience/Nanotechnology Forum on November 4th. A record-breaking 72 posters were presenting during the event; the winners are listed below. 1st Place: Mariah Bezold, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall): Shear-thinning, Nanoparticle-based Hydrogels as an Injectable Delivery Platform for...

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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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Spotlight Podcast Episode 6: Nathan Spear – Exotic optical properties of nanoparticles

Jun. 9, 2020—This week in episode 6 of the VINSE Spotlight Podcast Alice Leach talks with Nathan Spear about exotic optical properties. Nathan’s paper “Enhanced Broadband and Harmonic Upconversion from Coupled Semiconductor and Metal Nanoparticle Films” was published in ACS Applied Nano Materials.  Nathan is a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Interdisciplinary Materials Science working under the direction...

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