- Penn Continues Work on Nanotech Center
- Penn State receives $4.2 million for nanotechnology career development
- IBM reports nanoelectronics breakthrough
- Building a better battery for renewable energy storage
- To rid water of salt, researchers tap graphene and computing
- Upcoming Meetings & Events
News Posted: October 10, 2012
The University of Pennsylvania is constructing the Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology, a facility that will integrate nanocharacterization, nanofabrication, and property measurement facilities.
Phys.Org | October 15th, 2012
Penn State will receive $4.2 million over the next three years from the National Science Foundation to continue the work of the National Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge Network (NACK Network), founded at the University with a four-year grant from the NSF in 2008.
Oct 28, 2012
For the first time, scientists precisely place and test more than ten thousand carbon nanotube devices in a single chip using mainstream manufacturing…
Oct 27, 2012
A team of researchers at Stanford and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has developed a mix of materials that shows promise as a cost-effective alternative to standard batteries – able to quickly and efficiently charge and discharge their energy over thousands of charges, with no energy loss after…
Oct 30, 2012
Guided by advanced molecular modeling on supercomputers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists are investigating ways to turn atom-thick carbon layers into membranes for a new and improved desalination method in places with inadequate fresh…
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
- December 03 – 05, 2012
- Nov 05, 2012 – Nov 06, 2012
A workshop focusing on synthesis, assembly and characterization of nanoparticles at the Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Lab. The purpose of this workshop is to coordinate research and users science efforts at five DOE NSRC centers, identify grand challenges and unique strength that NSRC centers have.
- Jan 30, 2013 – Feb 01, 2013
Japan’s annual “nano tech” is the world’s largest nanotechnology exhibition, hosting more than 50,000 attendees next year. For more information on participating in the U.S. Pavilion, please visit
- May 12, 2013 – May 16, 2013
Join us in Washington D.C. as Nanotech 2013 and TechConnect World expand their communities to be the world’s largest multi-industry research-to-commercialization gathering. We are pleased to announce the inclusion of the National Innovation Summit & Showcase partnering with leading Federal Agency programs along with the Nation’s top commercially viable innovations.
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