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Vanderbilt engineering professor Joshua Caldwell elected Optica fellow

Nov. 2, 2023—Joshua Caldwell, a professor of mechanical engineering and director of Vanderbilt’s Interdisciplinary Materials Science (IMS) graduate program, has been elected to the 2024 Fellow Class of the Optica Society. Optica, formerly the Optical Society of America, is the preeminent professional society in the field of optics and photonics, with 22,000 members from 180 countries and...

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VINSE Colloquium: Student Selected Speaker Dr. Gang Chen, MIT 04/15/2024

Oct. 30, 2023—10th Annual VINSE Student Selected Seminar Gang Chen Carl Richard Soderberg Professor of Power Engineering; Director, Pappalardo Micro and Nano Engineering Laboratories Photomolecular Evaporation from Hydrogels and Pure Water 04.15.24  |  4:10PM  |  134 Featheringill Hall Bio. Gang Chen is the Carl Richard Soderberg Professor of Power Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He served...

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Welcome the inaugural group of VINSE NanoGuides

Oct. 30, 2023—Meet our inaugural group of VINSE NanoGuides! These students will lead many of VINSE’s STEM outreach activities, including the VINSE high school field trip program, which offers hands-on learning designed to inspire K-12 kids to pursue careers in engineering and science. Theodore Anyika, Electrical and Computer Engineering Chris Boyd, Mechanical Engineering Jeb Buchner, Interdisciplinary Materials...

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VINSE Colloquium: Dr. Pramod Reddy, 01/24/24

Oct. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Colloquium Dr. Pramod Reddy Professor, Mechanical Engineering Professor, Materials Science and Engineering University of Michigan Energy Transport and Conversion in Nanoscale Gaps 01.24.24  |  4:10PM | 134 Featheringill Hall Understanding radiative heat transfer in nanoscale gaps and devices is of great current interest due to the strong potential...

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VINSE Colloquium: Dr. Jacob Robinson, 03/20/24

Oct. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Colloquium Jacob Robinson Professor, Rice University Co-Founder and CEO, Motif Neurotech http://www.robinsonlab.com https://motifneuro.tech/ Manipulating brain states with miniature neurotech 03.20.24  |  4:10PM  |  134 Featheringill Hall Bio. Jacob Robinson is a Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Bioengineering at Rice University where his group develops miniature technologies to manipulate...

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VINSE Entrepreneurship Seminar: Dr. Charleson Bell 02/21/24

Oct. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Seminar Dr. Charleson Bell Research Assistant Professor Director of Entrepreneurship and Biomedical Innovation, The Wond’ry I-Corps Hub Director, Mid-South Innovation Hub Course Director, Associate Director of Engineering, Medical Innovators Development Program (MiDP) “Begin Your Journey into Innovation and Entrepreneurship” 02.21.24  | 4:10pm  | 134 Featheringill Hall Charleson Bell,...

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VINSE Community Picnic

Oct. 25, 2023—Join us for an afternoon of games, food, drink, and fun. Family and friends are welcome (and encouraged!) to attend. Please RSVP here*. When: April 20, 2024 from 11:00-1:30 What: bounce house, sprint obstacle course, trivia, raffles and prizes, swag* and more! Where: Edwin Warner Park, Picnic Shelter 6 | Map to Edwin Warner Park Shelter 6 Who: The entire VINSE community and their...

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From blackberry juice solar cells to forensic labs: VINSE outreach is shaping the next generation of scientists

Oct. 18, 2023—There’s a good chance many Middle Tennessee high school kids know more about nanotechnology than you do thanks to the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, which has been making strides in its educational outreach for more than a decade. VINSE’s mission is to drive innovation in science, nanotechnology and education that benefits society....

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VINSE Fall 2023 Newsletter

Oct. 17, 2023—The Fall 2023 edition of the VINSE Nano News is out now! This issue features the following stories: Director’s note VINSE Industrial Affiliates Program NanoDay! NanoGuide Program New Short Course in Microelectronics Researcher Highlights 2023 Fall Faculty Celebration VINSE Faculty Videos Upcoming Events New VINSE Staff New Superusers New Tech Crew To read the full newsletter,...

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VINSE Director’s Coffee Hour

Oct. 13, 2023—Join VINSE Director, Sharon Weiss to discuss new initiatives, pilot funding, tech crew, and other ways VINSE can help support your research. Friday, December 1, 2023 9:30-10:30AM  |  226 ESB VINSE Conference Room

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