Nano Speaker Series

2018

Yu Shrike Zhang, Harvard Medical School
Microphysiological Systems for Emulating Human Tissues and Diseases
Date: 04/20/2018 - 11:15am
Location: Classroom and Business Building, Room 122
John Maida, College of Technology, University of Houston
Shining Light on Texas Tea: Terabytes from Terra Firma
Date: 04/13/2018 - 11:15am
Location: Classroom and Business Building, Room 122
Jin-Woo Kim, Biological & Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas
Programmable Molecular/Nanoscale Building Blocks and Development Strategies for Real-Time, In Vivo Molecular/Nano Sensing Platform
Date: 04/06/2018 - 11:15am
Location: Classroom and Business Building, Room 122
Hongdi Li, CEO, United Imaging Healthcare America, Inc.
Exploring the Future of Diagnostic Imaging
Date: 03/30/2018 - 11:15am
Location: Classroom and Business Building, Room 122
Dan Wasserman, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, Austin
The Mid-Infrared as an Optical Playground
Date: 03/23/2018 - 11:15am
Location: Classroom and Business Building, Room 122
Sibani Lisa Biswal, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Material Science and Nanoengineering, Rice University
Strategies for Utilizing Silicon Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries
Date: 03/02/2018 - 11:15am
Location: Classroom and Business Building, Room 122
Tom Teets, Chemistry, University of Houston
Synthetic Strategies to Optimize Photophysical and Photoredox Properties of Organometallic Complexes
Date: 02/23/2018 - 11:15am
Location: Classroom and Business Building, Room 122
Cynthia Hipwell, TEES Distinguished Research Professor, Texas A&M University
Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording Feasibility: An Agile Development Adventure
Date: 02/16/2018 - 11:15am
Location: Classroom and Business Building, Room 122
Yonhua (Tommy) Tzeng, Chair and Distinguished Professor, National Cheng Kung University
From Diamond to Graphene and Nanotechnology Enabled Practical Applications to Molecular Sensing and Lithium Ion Battery
Date: 02/09/2018 - 11:15am
Location: Classroom and Business Building, Room 122
Matthew Jones, Department of Chemistry, Rice University
Anisotropy, Symmetry, and Valency in Nanoparticle-Based Materials Design
Date: 02/02/2018 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 122

2017

Larry Nagahara, IEEE Distinguished lecturer, John Hopkins University
Convergence of Nanotechnologies in Healthcare: Current Challenges and Future Prospects
Date: 12/01/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Stefan Hertel, Researcher at Rock and Fluid Physics Group at Shell Intl. E&P Inc.
Selected Applications of MRI in Petrophysics
Date: 11/17/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Deji Akinwande, Electrical Computer Engineering, University of Texas Austin
Established, Emerging and Non-conventional 2D Devices and Technology
Date: 11/10/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Wei-Shun Chang, Department of Chemistry, Rice University
Absorption and Ultrafast Microscopies on Single Plasmonic Nanostructures
Date: 11/03/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Guru Naik, Electrical Computer Engineering, Rice University
Hot Nanophotonics: From Hot Carriers To Hot Thermal Emitters
Date: 10/27/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
John T.W. Yeow, IEEE Distinguished lecturer, Waterloo Institute of Nanotechnology, University of Waterloo
Micro/Nano Biomedical Imaging Devices
Date: 10/20/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Jerome Schultz, Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston
Bioengineering — A Personal Adventure
Date: 10/13/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Perla Balbuena, Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Analysis and Design of Materials for Advanced Batteries
Date: 10/06/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Jeff Rimer, Chemical Engineering, University of Houston
Identifying New Paradigms in Crystal Engineering for Energy and Biomedical Applications
Date: 09/29/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Alamgir Karim, Chemical Engineering, University of Houston
Directed Self-Assembly (DSA) Methods for Block Copolymers and Nanoparticles Thin Films: Fundamentals and Applications
Date: 09/22/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Vivek Shenoy, Materials Science Engineering, University of Pennsivina
Cell-Matrix Interactions in Fibrosis and Cancer: Multiscale Mechano-Chemical Models
Date: 09/15/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Zachary C. Cordero, Nanomaterials engineering, Rice University
Defect-Free Metal Additive Manufacturing Through Physics-Based Process Models
Date: 09/08/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Lisa Biswal, Chemical Engineering, Rice University
Speaker: Lisa Biswal
Date: 09/01/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Kevin Huang, Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina
Speaker: Kevin Huang
Date: 08/25/2017 - 11:15am
Location: CBB 104
Jakoah Brgoch
PHOSPHORS-By-DESIGN: Developing the next Generation of Luminescent Materials for Solid State Lighting
Date: 04/21/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: CBB, Rm 106
Kang Xu
Interfacing Electrolytes in Batteries
Date: 04/14/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: CBB, Rm 106
Eric Bittner
Quantum Dynamics of Organic Solar Cells
Date: 04/07/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: CBB, Rm 106
Jiang Chang
Versatile Functions of RND3/RHOE In Heart and Brain
Date: 03/31/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: CBB, Rm 106
Robert Pal
In the Pursuit of Higher Resolution in Live Cell Imaging
Date: 03/24/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: CBB, Rm 106
Shuo Chen
Understanding Materials for Energy Applications
Date: 03/10/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: CBB, Rm 106
Kursat Sendur
Broadband Plasmonic Surfaces and Cool Plasmonic Transducers
Date: 02/24/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: CBB, Rm 106
Douglas Verret
The Birthing of a Modern Integrated Circuit Technology
Date: 02/17/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: CBB, Rm 106
Xiaonan Shan
Seeing is Believing: Plasmonic Imaging Techniques for Energy and Biomedical Research at Nanoscale
Date: 02/10/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Isabell Thomann
First Baby Steps towards Solar Hydrogen- Where can I do this research faster?
Date: 02/03/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Yu Zhu
Design and Fabrication of Well-organized Nanomaterials for Energy Applications
Date: 01/27/2017 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122

2016

Nanshu Lu
Epidermal Electronics for Mobile Sensing and Therapy
Date: 11/18/2016 - 2:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Oomman Varghese
Earth Abundant Functional Nanomaterials for Emerging Energy and Medical Applications
Date: 11/04/2016 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Kai Zhu
Perovskite Solar Cells: Materials Synthesis, Device Operation and Charge Carrier Dynamics
Date: 10/28/2016 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Arup Neogi
Nonlinear Optical Effects in Semiconductor Microcavities and Hybrid Two-Dimensional Light Emitters
Date: 10/21/2016 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Ray Beausoleil
The "Music" of Light: Optical Resonances for Fun and Profit
Date: 10/19/2016 - 5:00pm
Location: N 61 Eng 1 Basement
Ding-Shyue (Jerry) Yang
Visualizing Photoinduced Structural Dynamics of Materials and Interfaces Using Time-Resolved Electron Imaging Techniques
Date: 10/14/2016 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Hoe Tan
Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronic and Energy Application
Date: 10/07/2016 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Walter Hu
Nanoimprinted Polymeric and Perovskite Photovolataics: Effects of Geometry on 3D Chain Alignment and Performance Enhancement
Date: 09/30/2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Greg P. Carman
Magnetics + Mechanics + Nanoscale = Electromagnetics Future
Date: 09/23/2016 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Seamus Curran
How Nanotechnology and Material Science is Now Changing the Modern World
Date: 09/16/2016 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Volker Schweinkard
Using novel super-resolution and live-cell imaging techniques to probe protein trafficking in human cells
Date: 09/09/2016 - 12:30pm
Location: Egr Bldg 2, Rm W122
Emilie Ringe
Understanding and Shaping Near-Field Enhancement in Plasmonic Nanostructures
Date: 09/02/2016 - 1:00pm
Location: Engineering Bulding 1, Rm N355